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Old 05-10-2018, 12:04 PM
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started on the 24" with no issues.
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Old 05-10-2018, 08:28 PM
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I got to try a wake foil for the first time last weekend, it was a blast. Took about 5-6 tries to get it "flying", but was a ton of fun. The one I was on, if you get up to high...get ready for a quick drop down to the water level and you better be on your back foot to stay up! Looking forward to riding it more tho. I did not want to buy one till I tried it and knew I would enjoy it, I may still wait till winter to get a good deal on one, but definately something I would enjoy doing on a regular basis
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Old 08-04-2018, 07:43 AM
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Surf Foil

My latest. I modified my old wake skate. Bought a FoilMount from Amazon. Attached the Slingshot 15 inch mast and a H2 wing with a half strap in the rear. FoilMount had a little too much rocker (curve) for the FoilMount to stay fully attached. There was maybe 1.5 inch not sticking to the bottom, so I drilled four holes and bolted it on. The 3M probably would have held, but this eliminated any worries. Highly recommend the FoilMount. FoilMount will turn any board into a foil board.

Able to surf easily behind my X14 with full ballast under the two rear two seats and ski locker at 12.7 MPH, no suck gate required. Able to surf way back on the wake, 15 feet easy. Will try my H4 wing and the 24 inch mast this week. Great fun. Highly recommended.
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Old 08-04-2018, 11:12 AM
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Cool project. What's was the cost?
Parts link/s?
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Old 08-05-2018, 10:06 AM
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Several places on line have the Slingshot foils on sale during the month of August. Usually about $100 or so off the price. The Slingshot foils are more twitchy than the big finned Liquid Force ones. I can almost fall asleep on my LF foil with a 36" mast. With my Slingshot foil I have to be on point every minute.
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Old 08-05-2018, 10:27 AM
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Intrigued with these foil boards...always looking for something to do behind the boat when it’s too rough to ski or wakeboard. I have a PS205 so can’t throw a big wake, nor do I want to set up the boat with ballast bags b/c we primarily ski. So-can you ride these foils in choppy/waves with a basic direct drive?
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Old 08-05-2018, 11:26 AM
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Intrigued with these foil boards...always looking for something to do behind the boat when it’s too rough to ski or wakeboard. I have a PS205 so can’t throw a big wake, nor do I want to set up the boat with ballast bags b/c we primarily ski. So-can you ride these foils in choppy/waves with a basic direct drive?
Of for sure! To me riding my foils behind my boat is exactly like riding endless powder snow on a snowboard. Very smooth and fun. It is also a LOT and I do mean a LOT easier on the old body compared to what I call "Neanderthal" boards that drag in the water. When I wakeboard I have to hold on with the force of Thor and after 20 minutes or so I am dead. My back and arms are killing me. I can ride a foil for hours and literally hold on with 2 fingers because the foil slices through the water like a knife. I loathe to have my board on the water now and I get on foil as fast as I possibly can and I stay there. I'll go upload a video I made of last week's riding onto Youtube and post a link later today.

https://youtu.be/B-WBmLulLAo
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Old 08-05-2018, 01:43 PM
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Cool project. What's was the cost?
Parts link/s?
Curious about this as well
I was sure my DIY setup was the cheapest bang for the buck, but bolting a slingshot to an old board would be cool!
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Old 08-05-2018, 04:20 PM
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I want to build one of these so badly.
How fast are you guys pulling people in the rope?


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Old 08-05-2018, 08:37 PM
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surf foil

You can buy a complete package or the parts at this site.
http://www.slingshotsports.com/sling...shot-foil-wake

Probably find better deals, or not out of stock, from any of the online retailers we all use.

FoilMount from Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Wakeskate was in the garage!

H4 wing was hard to ride, switched back to the H2 wing and rode until my rear ankle work out! Will try the 24 in mast tomorrow. Not sure why. Same conditions, but the H2 surfed better and was more controllable. H4 needed more push from the wake.

Good luck!
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