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« on: October 11, 2013, 12:05 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2013, 12:36 PM »

Awesome!

Have you flown it yet?  I am wondering how it does indoors or even moreso how it does in very very light wind outdoors.
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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2013, 02:42 PM »

Wow that is really light... was thinking of a SUL project. Interested to see how it fairs outdoors as I like the Magnet Std.

You have been busy!

Nice work.

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« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2013, 03:58 PM »

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Nice!

But, isn't it indoors?   Undecided
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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2013, 04:37 PM »

I'm eager to get the details on this!
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« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2013, 05:23 PM »

IMPRESSIVE..and I am also intrigued.. As stated above I would like more info also.. At the moment I am lacking an xul
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« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2013, 10:50 PM »

Interesting panel layout.

What type of film/mylar is that?
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« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2013, 08:31 AM »

Ok, some more info:

Sail: Icarex PC31 and Light Mylar (40g/m2). Pinstriping, Trailing Edge and Leading Edge also Icarex PC31 (Purple).
Almost no reinforcements, but where needed Moonietape and heavy Mylar (75g/m2).

Frame: 4mm upperspreader, 2mm standoffs and the rest Skyshark's ZeroAir! Very nice rods!

Connectors: Tiny Apa's, Centrecross from bridleline, cutoff connectors for standoffs.

Weight: 6grams and/or 10grams (the kite on the kitchenscale was with the 6gr included).

Bridle: Dyneema (not original measuments).




I've flown it for a short while yesterday in veryvery light winds.
 - Good tracking and corners.
 - Nice Slotmachines.
 - Tazmachine needed accurate (second) input, but when it was right: beautiful floating.
 - Fade and Backflip very stable.
 - Lifters.
 - Backspins not very nice (I think they will be ok with the 10gr weight).
 - Yoyo's only twopop (they also need a little bit more weight, I guess).
 - Frame strong enough for Cascades, but felt a little bit weak for Cometes (I didn't dare to pull it through them).

I will try it indoors, but no meeting planned yet...


I'll give updates when I've flown it more and also about the 10gr weight.


Ah, the stable Fade:



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« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2013, 08:51 AM »

That looks very nice, Krijn. Would love to know more on your test and your mod bridle.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2013, 09:18 AM »

You pulled it of one's again!!!

Love to see you are using notic
able stitching!!!
Are those zero air's stronger than 2pt?

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« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2013, 01:03 PM »

Good work!

And still a lot of potential to save weight if you really want Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2013, 07:59 AM »

That looks very nice, Krijn. Would love to know more on your test and your mod bridle.  Smiley

upper: 49
outer: 44,5
centre: 57

but that is not my mod!
it is done by sascha treder (sin, sharp, ...) for his own magnet sul

works also on the std, by the way, bit more precision
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« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2013, 09:46 PM »

Thanks, Krijn.

I will try it on my UL. :-)

Regards,  Ian.
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« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2013, 10:32 PM »

What did you use as nose material? In the pics it looks very thin/flexible
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« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2013, 11:47 AM »

What did you use as nose material? In the pics it looks very thin/flexible


Yes, I'm not sure how long the nose holds, but a new nose will only take 10-15 minutes...

I've made it from heavy Mylar (that is 75gr/m2), I just used the original sewingpattern:






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