|Wow! I Never Broke That Before|
Friday night fly in Las Vegas had strong, very bumpy winds.
So naturally, I pulled out the Opium collector edition #02 standard
and 85'x175# Skybond line.
After about half an hour of working on my nemisis, the comete, the wind
had climbed a bit and I thought,
"Maybe I should put up a ven...BANG!
The D-Ring on my left strap busted, sending 85 feet of line into a bird's nest,
flinging one of the standoffs off as a sacrifice to the high wind demons and
fortunately, not hurting the kite itself (relax Randy G).
Old strap....sucks when it is on a flexi......
At Kite Party this year, I slung my "A" bag over my shoulder, and ---bang--- busted the plastic clip off the strap. Original strap, too. Glad I had a spare. My favorite straps (well, my only straps as it happens) all have metal rings. I'll probably break them someday :D
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