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[*] posted on 6-17-2015 at 10:23 PM
Long Beach, WA - Little solo downwinder...Switch Helium 18M


Quiet in here...so here's a little post from last weekend:
Wife video'd me while working my 18M Switch Helium like a mad dog in 10-13mph and chop...for an 18M this thing turns great and keeps me planing!

Enjoy!
https://vimeo.com/130656299




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[*] posted on 6-18-2015 at 12:08 AM


How do you think my speed 4 would do in light winds?



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[*] posted on 6-18-2015 at 08:26 AM


good stuff HERB! nice camera crew



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[*] posted on 6-18-2015 at 11:13 PM


Jeff,
Would love to try out your Speed 4 sometime!! I have yet to get under a Flysurfer, what size is it?
Give me a call, next time this way!

Steve




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[*] posted on 6-19-2015 at 01:11 AM


It's a 8m. Might have to add a bit of line to make it work in light wind. :evil:
110m should make for a fantastic day on the board :cool:




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[*] posted on 6-26-2015 at 02:01 PM


Well not that long, but doubling the line length might be a good starting point for the 8m.
No question that Speed can stay in the air but to pull you you'd need it to travel a good long arc for that small size.

I can ride my 10m Rally on 37m lines when other folks need a 15m wing. Flysurfer standard is 21m lines by default so there's a way to go longer.
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[*] posted on 7-23-2015 at 11:32 PM


Still shredding Long Beach all by myself....here's one from a couple days ago Cranberry to Bolstad...wife is running chase car in my truck.



18M Switch Helium on 30M lines in "threshold" winds... 8-13MPH..






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