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Author Topic: Le Quartz, again  (Read 251 times)
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« on: May 23, 2014, 10:24 PM »

I've had this sail partially completed for quite sometime.  Decided to finish it up.  Framed as a Std/Lt... P100 ULE, P200 LLE, 5mm US, 5PT lower spreaders.  Bridle is tied, but I got tired tonight so figured I'd get a picture posted.  The relevant thing to the forum is that I ran a poll for a color scheme quite some time ago.  I built two sails, this was the popular choice (which I quite like).  Soon, we'll see how she flies compared to the stock 6mm pultruded frame.

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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2014, 02:23 AM »

Great looking kite, really like that combination of colours!

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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2014, 04:36 AM »

Nice build. I like the panel changes you made. What program do you use to draft the mods?
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2014, 05:26 AM »

Nice looking build  Smiley  Keep on posted on how you like the framing.
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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2014, 05:29 AM »

Thanks for the compliments! 

Dana, I can't take credit for this design, as it is actually one of Christians original panel layouts for LeQuartz.  That being said, when I am drafting my own sails, I use AutoCAD.  It is probably overkill, as I don't use many of the features, but it is what I have.

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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2014, 05:58 AM »

Steve,
I'm a little nervous about the framing... I used full length p100s in the ULE, which I imagine is going to move the center of gravity and rotational mass towards the spine.  My hope is that I can compensate by removing weight from the ballast.  I'm headed out of town for the weekend, but hoping to fly this and my Magnet UL this coming week. 
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« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2014, 06:07 AM »

Well you did say Std Lite so your framing choices make sense.  If you find you want a more rotational mass maybe a little heavier US or you could swap in P200 for ULE.  Have fun!
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