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I have a Takuma LOL 1600 full carbon.I love it for winging but i could not make it work for prone foiling.
It felt super draggy paddling into the waves and it would rise like a psycho when dropping in.
I thought it was too big for my 75kg, or that my board (Gong Matata EPS 5.0) had the boxes too far forward for this foil.I had almost given up on surf foiling it.

But reading about how the Kujira riders are shimming their mast plate for increased angle of attack on wave entry with great results made me think that maybe my LOL needed exactly the opposite.
So i made a 4mm epoxy shim(with some carbon to keep it from splintering) and screwed it on for todays session,thick side at the front to reduce angle of attack when paddling in.

Wow, worked like a charm.Easy paddle in on foamies or unbroken waves, nice controlled rise.Perfect :)

For winging i like it unshimmed, as the rise on foil is very progressive compared to surf foiling.

This mast plate shimming is a huge factor , so if anybody is having trouble with a particular board/foil/activity combo i encourage them to experiment with this before spending money on stabs,foil wings etc...

3 to 4mm has a huge effect, i would not try more than this as you would need longer screws and even with this the angle would put stress inside the rail inserts. Foilmount makes swiveling hardware that allows for big angles if needed.

Classifieds / TAKUMA LOL PROFOIL 1600 1900 (EU/Spain)
« on: November 21, 2020, 09:47:48 AM »
Foil Takuma Lol Profoil Full Carbon.
For Wingfoil SurfFoil Supfoil.
Excellent ,almost as new condition, without dings or gaps.
Very fast and efficient foil (high aspect), great turns, weight 3.8kg (1600 wing).

With a 75cm mast, integrated all-carbon fuselage and base. 300cm2 stabilizer. Screws, key and shims.

-With 1900cm2 wing (unused wing! 103cm wingspan) 1800

-With 1600cm2 wing (used but like new 86.5cm wingspan) 1500

-With the 2 wings 2350

Additional stabilizer 270cm2 130

Also willing to trade the 1600 or 1900 front wing for a 1300 in good condition.

To see it, it is in Pontevedra,SPAIN. Shipping included EU.
Never posted here because system would not let me register, i post at the Seabreeze forums as "mcrt"
My Android phone refuses to upload pics,but see them here or PM me: 20

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