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I hear you on the longer spars and that was my first go-to solution. Something that comes to mind is that if you have one spar cross the other, it will be slightly asymmetrically balanced as the wind goes against the front. The kite is to fly with the top straight edge parallel to the earth. My thought is that a spar crossing the other would make it fly slightly to the left or right or make it slightly rotate. Thoughts?
I'm wondering where I can get a cross-joint (and at a size I need) as shown in the image and then I'm also looking for techniques on securing the spars into the corners of the kite. The image was too large to attach, so I've included the link. The questions have been typed on the image.
Had a perfect day Saturday before the Sunday memorial fly... The wind comes out of the North, but has to come over the bldgs. and some trees. Not always so steady. Pretty much gone during the summer months. Flying with the water as a back drop is great. Brought out Stars and Stripes and had a beautiful day...
?? Wayne when doing the Half Axel landing. I watched a video of PAWS the other day he kinds of dives at the ground at the last nano sec. I keep coming in from an angle. I did some like he did seem better. I started learning from an angle seemed easier to get the movements of the half Axel. However it seems the trick can be done from any angle... am I right When I dive more straight downward the landing is cleaner...
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