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Author Topic: What Do You Do When You Break A Vented Kite In Too Much Wind?  (Read 576 times)
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« on: July 27, 2013, 08:51 PM »

You call your dad and brag.  Cheesy

Britt has been doing a lot of dirt bike racing (it's a club of "older" riders (>30), he's 34).

He went to a course today known for having a lot of wind.

Although he hasn't flown a lot in the last couple of years, he is incredibly

muscle memory oriented. He opened the main vents of the L'Atelier Lithium I had

loaned him. And flew in >20 mph winds for about 30 minutes when he noticed

the leading edge was just a tad askew. Proudly, he called to tell me the whole story

and sent a picture.

Got to be proud of your boy.

I'm pretty sure he flew the tail in honor of zippy8.

Anyone know what sticks are in the LE of a Lithium Vented?
Probably some Avia Sport rods.





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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2013, 09:38 AM »

What Do You Do ...?  Pull out a vented Rev2 or B2

Great looking kites. Is the one on the right made by Wayne Knott?
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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2013, 10:33 AM »

......too much wind?.......I'm not sure what you mean.....I just hook up the Delta Hawk and hang on...the more the wind blows the bigger the grin on my face!


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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2013, 12:08 PM »

Whew!
Hope you have your screws really tight to hold your arms in place against your shoulders!  Shocked
Ouch!
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