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by lucas » Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:20 am

I'm looking to move my foot hook on my foil board forward from where the current mounting holes are.
Any suggestions on how to add in inserts to a foil board? I am currently riding a slingshot dwarf craft 4'6". any thoughts if these stick on options are durable enough?

https://www.northshoreinc.com/store/pc/ ... tegory=117
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by Slappy » Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:14 pm

I would suggest you try the rear hook instead. I ride a DC 4-6 as well and with my 1600 sqcm wing the front strap inserts are useless.

I'm very happy with a single rear hook though, it provides just enough control to help with water starts and then it's out of your way once you are up and riding.

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by lucas » Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:58 pm

Tried the hook in the rear this morning-undecided if its my thing

most rearward position on the foil board for a strap or hook-it is essentially like riding strapless IMHO-as you get so little assistance for water starts. Might try the hook reversed in the most forward position to see if thats any better.
also looking for a new spreader bar- see new topic
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