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Alysum

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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #915 on: March 19, 2021, 05:48:03 PM »
Does anyone ride the 700 with the ultrashort ? I wonder whether it would be less twitchy than the bigger HPS wings, which is the reason why I went with the short fuse.

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« Reply #916 on: March 19, 2021, 06:42:55 PM »
If you're going to wing it, ultra short is great but if you're going to kite it then I'd recommend the short fuselage.

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« Reply #917 on: March 19, 2021, 06:45:35 PM »
If you're going to wing it, ultra short is great but if you're going to kite it then I'd recommend the short fuselage.

Funny you say that as generally it's the other way round ? With Kite we use smaller front wings generally hence I was wondering about the ultrashort for kite only.

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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #918 on: March 20, 2021, 11:47:00 AM »
I'm using ultrashort with 700, 810, and 980.  Prone and winging.

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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #919 on: March 26, 2021, 11:02:42 PM »
Anyone been on the 880 yet?

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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #920 on: March 27, 2021, 02:56:22 AM »
Anyone been on the 880 yet?

Yes, it’s a superstar in the HPS range. Pumps great, speed, lose, easy to ride well.

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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #921 on: March 27, 2021, 02:12:08 PM »
Anyone been on the 880 yet?
Yes, it’s a superstar in the HPS range. Pumps great, speed, lose, easy to ride well.
Agreed...super fun wing. Have a bunch of "favorites", and this one is right at the top.
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« Reply #922 on: March 27, 2021, 11:26:56 PM »
Oh. I was thinking they were changing the fuse. You’re saying they’re changing just the specific wings.
Yes, the shim under the rear bolt changes the angle of how the wing sits on the fuse, and it's just one (maybe two) of the new wings that might need it depending on rider preference. Just like many of the brands suggest and offer shims for the rear wing to get a different ride or feel from it. This is just doing something a little different with a front wing or two to change how it flies and rides.

This option of shimming the front wing is great.
But manufacturers should start providing some guidelines explaining what shims do at stab,mast baseplate and fuse to front wing connection.
With sample setups for different  riding conditions and preferences.
Average rider is going to go nuts otherwise.

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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #923 on: March 28, 2021, 04:24:30 AM »
I have been looking at the new HS wings and wondering if anyone uses the 960cm carbon mast for winging? Or is the 860 or 760 preferred?



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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #924 on: March 28, 2021, 05:50:26 AM »
I use the 96 carbon a lot, mostly with the 860 if there is enough wind and the 1150 if there isn't. I haven't tried any of the black fuse wings yet.
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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #925 on: March 28, 2021, 07:05:45 AM »
I have been looking at the new HS wings and wondering if anyone uses the 960cm carbon mast for winging? Or is the 860 or 760 preferred?

I use 86 the most. I switch to 96 when there are “waves” in the ocean. Less crashing.

86 is quicker maneuvering than the 96.

76 cm is only for SUP in my quiver.

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« Reply #926 on: March 28, 2021, 01:25:50 PM »
Thank for the mast size advice.

Now I wonder which black series front wing I should get being around 86/87kg (190lb) if I wanted to try the HS series . . . would the 980 work in less than 15 knots of wind?

I know Axis also has the BSC wings but I do not think I have seen much written about them. I mostly ride in ocean chop though we do get good wind driven swell on the right tides and when it has been quite windy.

I have only ridden the Moses 1100 (2100cm2) at this stage. I can gybe and tack now and although I think it has made my learning easy, I am looking for what to go to next.
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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #927 on: April 01, 2021, 10:38:05 PM »
Thank for the mast size advice.

Now I wonder which black series front wing I should get being around 86/87kg (190lb) if I wanted to try the HS series . . . would the 980 work in less than 15 knots of wind?

I know Axis also has the BSC wings but I do not think I have seen much written about them. I mostly ride in ocean chop though we do get good wind driven swell on the right tides and when it has been quite windy.

I have only ridden the Moses 1100 (2100cm2) at this stage. I can gybe and tack now and although I think it has made my learning easy, I am looking for what to go to next.

Under 15kn go for HPS1050 it's an insane gliding machine. I rarely fall off on that foil in light winds.  8)

980 is great once over 15kn but I use the 880 as my main wing.

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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #928 on: April 01, 2021, 10:39:55 PM »
I have been looking at the new HS wings and wondering if anyone uses the 960cm carbon mast for winging? Or is the 860 or 760 preferred?

I use 86 the most. I switch to 96 when there are “waves” in the ocean. Less crashing.

86 is quicker maneuvering than the 96.

76 cm is only for SUP in my quiver.

I'm really hesitating between 86 and 96 myself.

Currently using 90cm ali mast for wing and kite. Because of kite and swell I'm leaning towards 96.

Interesting your note about 86 being more responsive....

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Re: Axis Foils
« Reply #929 on: April 02, 2021, 07:04:46 AM »
I have only ridden the Moses 1100 (2100cm2) at this stage. I can gybe and tack now and although I think it has made my learning easy, I am looking for what to go to next.

If you already have the Moses foil why not try the new Moses 950 (little brother to the 1100) and higher aspect?  Would be less expensive.

 


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