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« on: June 14, 2018, 10:08 AM »

So I tried to fly my new Fire Dart and it just seemed like the bridle was way off, the kite was just a dog. Wouldn't turn or get much lift. So I shortened the upper outhaul to get the nose forward and it was better, but still the maneuverability was subpar. Does there exist any spec data on leg lengths for the bridle? Does anyone have one they could measure? It's a beautiful kite. Looking forward to flying it more...

Also, I found this page http://www.iannewham.com/kitedesign/bridling.html. Any other good references?
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2018, 11:33 AM »

http://wardley.org/kites/bridle/index.html
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2018, 01:26 PM »

Ahh, thanks Ian.  Cheesy I'll spend some time messing around with the static bridle
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2018, 03:11 PM »

measure / mark everything before you start so if you make it worse you can always go back to where you started
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2018, 08:06 PM »

These measurements should get you close;

Upper outhaul 21 3/4
Lower outhaul 28
Inhaul 23
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