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Author Topic: New kite with stains on the sail?  (Read 16354 times)
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« Reply #30 on: July 19, 2014, 07:26 PM »

the issue is not with software, electronics, a complicated mechanical system, or material defect. at issue is a blemish which (should be) easily rendered in a photograph.

your 20+ years experience should have also familiarized you with the common internet adage; pics or it didn't happen.

So you are implying that the OP is a liar i.e. "it didn't happen"?  Interesting.

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« Reply #31 on: July 19, 2014, 07:49 PM »


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« Reply #32 on: July 19, 2014, 11:12 PM »

we don't have enough information to know what the truth is. that's my one and only point.

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« Reply #33 on: July 21, 2014, 08:05 PM »

Oh, picture.  I meant to do that before, but forgot.  Sorry.

I attached a picture.  This image is a close up crop on just one spot with a stain.

The original post wasn't meant to warn others about a problem with a specific kite or vendor, it was a general question about whether this is a normal occurrence or not.

Apart from it seeming to be in poor form to mention issues with a specific manufacturer or vendor in a public forum, the other major reason that I have declined to identify either is to shield myself from a potential libel lawsuit.  I know that what I have stated in this forum is factual, and therefore isn't libel, but I would very much like to not to have to prove that in court.

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« Reply #34 on: July 22, 2014, 03:52 AM »

that could be a dye transfer from the dacron bridle core, (is it black or a darkish gray?)  I have a few revs with white Icarex and they do get stained occasionally without being used or ever becoming wet.

White material is lighter in weight (no dyes) and transmits light more freely than other colored fabrics of equal weights (translucent) so I prefer it, particularly when back-lighting at night with floral LEDS affixed to the magic sticks.
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