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Author Topic: Spectra/Dyneema lines 10 lb -> 30 lb  (Read 970 times)
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« on: April 11, 2014, 02:02 PM »

If possible Laser Pro.

Where is it possible to find some ?

Thanks in advance.
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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2014, 02:15 PM »

Not sure what your looking for. Do you mean 10 feet of 30 lb. Huh
What are you going to use it for?
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« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2014, 02:23 PM »

Sorry, title edited.

I'm looking for 240 feet (or more) of 10 lb to 30 lb Spectra lines. For a 120 feet set.
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2014, 02:56 PM »

For a dual line set?HuhHuh?

I could understand small fighters at that line weight, but that's about all.  Huh
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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2014, 03:16 PM »

Back in the day we used to carry Laser Pro Gold 'Micro Line" that came in 10, 20 and 30 pound weight.
Haven't seen that in years though ... so basically no help here  Lips sealed
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« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2014, 05:21 PM »

Best bet is dyneema/spectra fishing lines.
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« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2014, 08:46 PM »

For a dual line set?HuhHuh?

Of course John, for a dual line set. For SUL kites like Skyburner Pro Dancer, Spectre XUL, Big Easy Kites M2 and some others, by very low winds.

Iím also using 2 Kg Ė> 4 Kg (9 lb) Spectra lines for small kites framed with 1.5 mm / 2 mm rods. But with lines less than 20 meters.

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I could understand small fighters at that line weight, but that's about all.  Huh

Fighters kites are not using Spectra/Dyneema lines.

Back in the day we used to carry Laser Pro Gold 'Micro Line" that came in 10, 20 and 30 pound weight.
Haven't seen that in years though ... so basically no help here  Lips sealed

Thatís exactly what Iím looking for. 2 or 3 years ago, GWTW had some 30 lb Laser Pro rolls for sale. Laser Pro Gold is still available now in 50 lb (23 Kg) but not less.  Sad

Best bet is dyneema/spectra fishing lines.

I know Andre but fishing lines are more elastic than Laser Pro. 
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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2014, 08:53 PM »

Second the fishing line but only 2 types...

Spiderwire STEALTH- is braided dyneema. It goes up to 80-90lbs and comes in yellow green, and i saw red in the lighter weights.  I prefer this one and have it on all my duals and quads!

Power pro SUPER 8 SLICK- spectra braided- also comes in blue. I dont think it is as smooth as the STEALTH

i have gotton 12+ wraps in my duals and plenty of wraps in my quads. I dont feel any stretch and after over a year on them, i am not looking to make any new sets. 

I have also wrapped with lpg and we didnt lose any lines.

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« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2014, 06:59 AM »

50 lb should be perfect for an SUL outdoors. 30 lb would break. As for smaller indoor size kites on short lines, ( 10" or less) I recommend 90 lb line. It stays out of your way.

WSK Premium Spectra is available in a 40 lb Strength.
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« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2014, 10:55 AM »

50 lb should be perfect for an SUL outdoors. 30 lb would break. As for smaller indoor size kites on short lines, ( 10" or less) I recommend 90 lb line. It stays out of your way.

Sorry, that's false cerfvoliste !

I flown today my TOTL 99" wingspan North Shore Radical Kona UL and my 120" wingspan Windrule with Laser Pro Gold 30 lb x 120' by Wind 10-12 km/h and that was perfect ! And as you know perhaps, these big kites have a lot of pull !

30 lb lines are perfect too by low winds for my Skyburner Pro Dancer, my Big Easy Kites M2, my Benson Innerspace and some others. But a bit too much for my Andre's Spectre XUL (20 lb is enough for the Spectre).

I hate too heavy lines by low winds.  Cry

Did you already tried 30 lb lines ? I'm not sure !
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« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2014, 12:33 PM »

Think I'll sneak this post in here. Bonnie with Hang'em High use to carry bulk 30lbs line for around $2.00. I uses to buy a lot of her 60lbs line. Anyone know where she got these or where I might be able to purchase some more?

I've used line made from those rolls for years. Never any problems.
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« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2014, 12:56 PM »

You could try Goodwinds, [sorry, goodwinds is not a sponsor of the forum....no direct links for them...-thief]
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« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2014, 05:05 PM »

50 lb should be perfect for an SUL outdoors. 30 lb would break. As for smaller indoor size kites on short lines, ( 10" or less) I recommend 90 lb line. It stays out of your way.

Sorry, that's false cerfvoliste !

Did you already try 30 lb lines ? I'm not sure !
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Yeah .. Tried em..... Snaped em too....(on a Vapor)
Glad they worked for you though.... Maybe I should give them another try..
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« Reply #13 on: April 13, 2014, 01:25 PM »

I use the power pro 30lb for my outdoor sul's. no problems so far in winds up to probably 6 with one of Lams tattoo's It is not LPG but it does work great I have tried stretching it with a similar length length (50 ft.)of lpg50 as a reference and could barely feel any difference at all
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