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jondrums

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #165 on: September 13, 2019, 03:26:08 PM »
I measured my GL210 and put the data here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17xbTGEWSVeRhnYb_4vz_Gmby8UnrDys7Q1iB-6rC6F4/edit#gid=0

Unfortunately, nothing for the other two, but there are some photos floating around that would allow you to make some estimates based on the verified measurements I made on the 210.

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #166 on: September 13, 2019, 11:41:11 PM »
Thanks for that Jondrums, but 1350 square inch is not the same as 1200 square cm?

So the GL210 wingspan is in between the wingspans of the Axis S900 and S1000:  900 - 965 - 1000

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #167 on: September 14, 2019, 12:50:03 AM »
What's everyone's weight on the GL210 as I'm not sure which wing to get for sup surf at 80-82kg(180lbs). I'm thinking the GL180 might sink too much on knee to hip height slow wave and GL240 might be good for that and on overhead days.

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #168 on: September 14, 2019, 10:02:16 AM »
What's everyone's weight on the GL210 as I'm not sure which wing to get for sup surf at 80-82kg(180lbs). I'm thinking the GL180 might sink too much on knee to hip height slow wave and GL240 might be good for that and on overhead days.
I got the opportunity to ride the GL180, and it flew me fine at my 185lbs. Just didn't find it very "surfable" as it's so flat and wide that I didn't like the way it turned (flat instead of carve if you will), so won't be buying one anytime in the near future (at their current prices anyway). But that's just me, as it seems like it would be a great DW wing or if you want to pump back out while surfing it to connect a couple waves...neither of which I plan on doing anytime soon. :-\
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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #169 on: September 14, 2019, 06:39:22 PM »
Thanks for the counter view SanO.  I hope to try one in about a week.  I am definitely considering the new tail, regardless.

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #170 on: September 18, 2019, 09:24:04 AM »
How are you guys purchasing the new setups?

Their website gives no info.

I emailed them and Alex replied.  He said to email another address. I did,  and havenít heard back from them.

Is there a secret handshake?

Maybe Iím doing something wrong.


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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #171 on: September 18, 2019, 02:27:14 PM »
these new wings are hard to get at limited numbers, some area lucky some not. The 1st people to order got theirs but some of us wait and see and change our mind will have to scavenge. Lucky for some they just arrive but again in limited numbers so get in quick and do emails and ring ring ring :)

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #172 on: September 18, 2019, 05:17:46 PM »
How are you guys purchasing the new setups?

Their website gives no info.

I emailed them and Alex replied.  He said to email another address. I did,  and havenít heard back from them.

Is there a secret handshake?

Maybe Iím doing something wrong.

I cant figure out why Go Foil hasn't updated their website yet. Anyway, the most info you'll find on it is right here on these forums.
Talk to Tucker at MAC Kiteboarding, they have front wings but no tails.  PM me for the secret password... :P



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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #173 on: September 18, 2019, 11:33:18 PM »
Ask for TJ at Big Winds in Hood River.  They pick up the phone and you can get it done the old fashioned way by actually talking to someone who knows and wants to make you happy.

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #174 on: September 26, 2019, 03:53:21 PM »
Am at the at the inaugural Sunova Foil Camp in Khao Lak, Thailand and earlier this week saw James Casey's new GL140 and 100--supposed to be next level for big surf.  Didn't know if it was being kept under wraps but looks like Go Foil announced to Facebook today... https://www.facebook.com/Gofoils/posts/1078789138990032

Oh and James told me 180 and 210 are same width just different chords with 180 being faster.

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #175 on: October 05, 2019, 01:43:50 PM »
That 140 looks good  :)
Has everyone going with the GL tail and which one did you buy narrow or wide version and what's iy like compare to the kai tail (red)?

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #176 on: October 05, 2019, 04:03:44 PM »
That 140 looks good  :)
Has everyone going with the GL tail and which one did you buy narrow or wide version and what's iy like compare to the kai tail (red)?

GL Tail Narrow.  Flies Great but with SLIGHTLY MORE LIFT than the Red Kai Tail.  Aka Flies like it is BIGGER but definitely faster. 

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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #177 on: October 15, 2019, 05:35:56 AM »
This wing seems really small but worth considering.


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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #178 on: October 15, 2019, 09:06:59 AM »


Agree--especially for medium-large waves!  Sounds like lift of IWA (or more once you pump up) and maneuverability of Kai.  Attached is a picture I took of the 140 and 100 at the camp--unfortunately there weren't enough waves for James or anyone to take take them out.  Wondering if this is what Jason Hall was referring to when he posted about the GoFoil 4.0.

Saw on Instagram that Clint got his, so maybe he will comment with a review.


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Re: GoFoil 1.5 Release
« Reply #179 on: October 15, 2019, 02:09:40 PM »
I like the sound of the 140 and will be my next purchase. Never seen that red tail size between kai and maliko, is that right and it look like a gofoil custom made or somebody modified the maliko tail.