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« on: June 14, 2018, 04:10 AM »

Kites like the talon, cosmic and ds vent have Dacron to reinforce the sail where the vent holes are. How do you get the Dacron to stick well to the icarex? Is there a special adhesive or do people just rely of the adhesive Dacron you can buy off the shelf? thanks  Cool
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2018, 05:35 AM »

adhesive dacron is available, it sticks really well


i've got plenty of it, do you want a piece?


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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2018, 06:48 AM »

Krijn, I knew I could rely on your advice .... thanks. I have some of the 3 inch roll adhesive Dacron which I assume is the same stuff?
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2018, 12:34 PM »

Adhesive dacron is used for sail numbers on dinghy and yacht sails, so there is no worry about the stuff falling off.  It's a much bigger issue if you want to remove it!
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2018, 01:52 PM »

Krijn, I knew I could rely on your advice .... thanks. I have some of the 3 inch roll adhesive Dacron which I assume is the same stuff?

I've got the same.

Don't you have my Vented TNT? I used it there.
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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2018, 02:02 PM »

Insignia Tape is another name for it.
It's used to apply numbers and letters on sails.
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« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2018, 03:28 PM »

Thanks for the replies. I have some insignia tape.

Krijn I framed that TNT with nitros and it flies really nicely Cool
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