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Author Topic: new prism modulus lines out soon.  (Read 5242 times)
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« Reply #15 on: July 20, 2009, 01:37 PM »

Or micro surgery..  Huh

I won't be buying them unless they release a set with a red coloured left-hand line. Presumably that will require retooling.

Mike.
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« Reply #16 on: July 20, 2009, 01:42 PM »

Or ...
You could always decide for yourself ... I will have just about everything in stock in the next day or two.
http://www.chicokites.com/store/index.php?act=viewCat&catId=9
Lowest advertised prices authorized by Prism and free US shipping (okay, so on the 50/75's you'll have to pad your order by $2.50 to get free shipping)
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« Reply #17 on: July 20, 2009, 01:48 PM »

And if you don't like the two different colors of line really just buy TWO sets, then you'll have a red set and a blue set. Easy to color co-ordinate with your kite, your outfit or your mood.

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« Reply #18 on: July 20, 2009, 01:57 PM »

Chevy has always made better kite line. Everyone knows that.  Cool
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« Reply #19 on: July 20, 2009, 04:16 PM »

I've spent the last 2-3 weeks flying the 90#x75' Modulus lines exclusively.

  • Definitely thinner diameter.  Comparable to non Modulus 50# lines.  But strong enough to handle 15+mph winds without snapping.
  • The red and blue color are equally difficult to see.  I fly on grass fields pretty much all the time.  I cannot see the red line in the grass at all.  I can't see the blue line in the sky at all.  Getting the lines untwisted in flight is insanely difficult.
  • These are the only lines I've ever owned that I didn't have to equalize the lengths.  But I'm not sure about mike's plan to buy two sets and match the colors, because I don't know if the sets are equalized to one another, or across the entire line.
  • Looking at it, the 90# looks like waxed dental floss.  If there's a weave, I can't see it, because it looks so damn smooth.
  • The kite-end sleeving reminds me of what Premier uses on it's linesets, and has small, Modulus-based tabs for loosening the lark's head knot.  Frankly, I liked last year's stitched sleeving, with the black tab better.
  • Winder is included, but straps are not.
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« Reply #20 on: July 20, 2009, 04:30 PM »

I won't be buying them unless they release a set with a red coloured left-hand line. Presumably that will require retooling.

Mike.

Yes, ..........and that retooling expense passed on to the consumer, would mean that the price hike would far exceed the advantage of having prestretched LPG.

Oh, the horrors.....should I? shouldn't I? 
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« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2009, 05:19 PM »

I won't be buying them unless they release a set with a red coloured left-hand line. Presumably that will require retooling.

Mike.

Yes, ..........and that retooling expense passed on to the consumer, would mean that the price hike would far exceed the advantage of having prestretched LPG.

Oh, the horrors.....should I? shouldn't I? 

It's not your run of the mill LPG.  It's different line all together.  Read Jared's post.
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« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2009, 06:59 PM »

Evolutionary? Perhaps. Revolutionary?  I remain unconvinced. I suppose I'll buy a set some day.......

J.W., you said you help design the stretching machine.  Are these lines manufactured and/or set up here?   They seem priced like an overseas product.

funny, the description of either line set reads the same. I doubt the average kite buyer will improve in flying skill. It's string.
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« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2009, 07:08 PM »

One of the funny things about these lines, from what I understand, they're made here in the US, then shipped to China for ... something.  Winding & Packaging, I think.  Then they're shipped back to the US, or anywhere else they're being sold.
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« Reply #24 on: July 20, 2009, 07:22 PM »

One of the funny things about these lines, from what I understand, they're made here in the US, then shipped to China for ... something.  Winding & Packaging, I think.  Then they're shipped back to the US, or anywhere else they're being sold.


Woo-hoo for killing the planet one line-set at a time.  Shocked
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« Reply #25 on: July 20, 2009, 07:30 PM »

Oh, the horrors.....should I? shouldn't I? 

It's not your run of the mill LPG.  It's different line all together.  Read Jared's post.
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Okay, Okay................ Cry

John,

Due to your superb salesmanship and knowing that you were personally involved  Cool

I have decided to give a set the acid test, since you are garuanteeing I can get wrapped 540's on a Micron ten stack without tails...right?  Undecided

Well, if not me............... you, anyway Grin

Steve, Pm sent Shocked

Jim

PS:  I just had a monumetal brain f**t!  I could always redye the lines so I could have the red one on the left side,  .....right? Huh Cool
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« Reply #26 on: July 20, 2009, 07:56 PM »

I have a few hours on a set of 90/75's and in my hands it seems pretty much identical to LPG.

That will do for me then. Any tips for removing the wholly unnecessary snake oil ?

Mike.
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« Reply #27 on: July 20, 2009, 08:04 PM »

Just pulled out a set of LPG 90's to compare side by side ... I stand by my earlier comments.  Same apparent braid, same diameter.  Only difference I could see was the color.  So ... for the last time ... if you like LPG you will like this line ... if not, proceed at your own risk.

Oh ... and thanks for all the orders!  Smiley
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« Reply #28 on: July 20, 2009, 08:12 PM »

Just pulled out a set of LPG 90's to compare side by side ... I stand by my earlier comments.  Same apparent braid, same diameter.  Only difference I could see was the color.  So ... for the last time ... if you like LPG you will like this line ... if not, proceed at your own risk.

Oh ... and thanks for all the orders!  Smiley

See?  I knew it would work..............you are Billy May's  Huh  heir apparent  Wink
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« Reply #29 on: July 21, 2009, 07:32 AM »

my pusher hooked me on shanti and now wants me to change? Cry
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