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by mr smith
Mon Apr 17, 2006 9:06 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: BOWS are coming !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2124

Youngcornish wrote: after all we only got colour TV down here 3 years ago.
colour tv next your be telling us u also have a VCR
by mr smith
Wed Apr 05, 2006 7:21 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: fin width help?
Replies: 1
Views: 353

fin width help?

how do different fin sizes affect ride?

1. longer fin length =
2. wider fin width =
3. deeper fin depth =
by mr smith
Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:36 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Do all "good" riders live right by the beach?
Replies: 34
Views: 3247

I think living by the beach isn't enough but equally important is a flexible job. My vote would be firefighter, 4 on 4 off and you are only completely conscious at work 2 out of every eight days sleeping part of your night shifts. The pay is crap but if you want a kiting lifestyle and you are young...
by mr smith
Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: Kiteboard Discussion & Review
Topic: bic airflow 175
Replies: 2
Views: 1122

ive had an underground wavetray 157cm for my first year surfing which i learnt on and as the russian says now im up and running im now going smaller. my new board is arriving next week so she will be up for sale but not for £100 im afraid i will be sorry so let her go as we have been through a lot b...
by mr smith
Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:19 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Pembrokeshire invaded by Weaver Fish
Replies: 22
Views: 2036

need to stop filling my wet suit up with cool water!

when im hot i lie back and pull open my wetsuit to fill with seawater :shock:
would not like one of those jelly fish to slide down my back
by mr smith
Sat Jul 09, 2005 6:48 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: My regular is regular but my goofy is goofy!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1421

Board control Eh!, I would pay for some tuition if I could have some-one hanging their nose over my shoulder when I am riding. I seem to have little board control. It's a sort of default mechanism. I get up and going, if I dont fall of then I keep on doing what I am doing. If things get scary I alt...
by mr smith
Sat Jun 04, 2005 1:44 pm
Forum: South Coast
Topic: anyone want to help a beginner
Replies: 7
Views: 1030

moomins right you will get more foil flyers over on the flexi forums and you might even get to see moomin do the splits!!!! :-D :shock:


bullets are great little kites perfect to get you up and running.
by mr smith
Fri Jun 03, 2005 2:57 pm
Forum: South Coast
Topic: anyone want to help a beginner
Replies: 7
Views: 1030

what kite you get? have u flown it yet? http://www.kitesonboard.com/weather/ http://www.xcweather.co.uk/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/5day.shtml?id=3699 some sites to help you out.... on your day off check the wind speed and direction if its on or cross shore and above 15mph you will find plenty of ...
by mr smith
Wed May 25, 2005 6:43 pm
Forum: Kiteboard Discussion & Review
Topic: any board experts want to compile a nick grant style list?
Replies: 8
Views: 1252

[quote="Cheddaz"]the thing is that a list of style of board (as it comes of the production line) would be good. Something like Beginners board Highwind machine Alrounder Skatey Waveriders quote] sounds a good idea or if any experenced board shapers list all the aspects of board shapes and what they ...
by mr smith
Wed May 25, 2005 6:35 pm
Forum: Kiteboard Discussion & Review
Topic: any board experts want to compile a nick grant style list?
Replies: 8
Views: 1252

I started the kite list, as I was horrified by the number of novices turning up at the beach with unstable high-aspect kites that they couldn't water relaunch. I don't reckon it's as easy to provide a list of unsuitable boards. Good idea though. top list and absolute must for any newbies, without i...
by mr smith
Wed May 25, 2005 6:32 pm
Forum: Kiteboard Discussion & Review
Topic: any board experts want to compile a nick grant style list?
Replies: 8
Views: 1252

Cheddaz wrote:I agree it would be a useful resource.

A good start would be to use this...
http://www.kite-surf.com/userreviews/in ... prungpunkt
to find out what boards are around...

I'd volunteer but I don't know shit about boards.
cheers for that link :-D
by mr smith
Wed May 25, 2005 2:18 pm
Forum: Kiteboard Discussion & Review
Topic: any board experts want to compile a nick grant style list?
Replies: 8
Views: 1252

any board experts want to compile a nick grant style list?

nick grant has compiled a great list of kites is there anyone that could make a list of boards old and new?

big job i know, maybee we could have a board review sticky instead?


:-D
by mr smith
Sun May 22, 2005 11:02 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Car Keys
Replies: 20
Views: 2028

StevanL wrote:What about the "Emergency" plastic key you may have got with your car. I just use that and wear it like a necklace :roll:
me 2

dont know if you can get them cut for older cars thou???
by mr smith
Sun May 15, 2005 12:55 am
Forum: South Coast
Topic: Camber Sands Live Wind Speed
Replies: 9
Views: 1583

cheers will

nice one this will save a few wasted journeys :-D
by mr smith
Tue Apr 26, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: hi my name is sam
Replies: 6
Views: 975

ill second kites on board :-D