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« on: November 12, 2009, 01:04 PM »

Anyone know what diameter Aerostuff ferrules are?
Or why they cost $25 each?


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« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2009, 01:09 PM »

BTW R-Sky has stop importing Aerostuff products and this option is no more avai. on their kites.
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« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2009, 01:23 PM »

BTW R-Sky has stop importing Aerostuff products and this option is no more avai. on their kites.
Hes not using it on their kites.

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« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2009, 01:26 PM »

Aren't they tapered since the rods themselves start their taper right at the cut?

Or is that the Icones?

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« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2009, 01:37 PM »

You can put a sleeve of either P100 or P200 (I can't remember which) over a normal .24 ferrule and it works fine. Maybe not ideal, but it makes using AS spars more affordable (Even if I was to spend $200 on spars for a kite, the extra $75 just for ferrules would really hurt  Shocked)
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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2009, 01:46 PM »

You can put a sleeve of either P100 or P200 (I can't remember which) over a normal .24 ferrule and it works fine.

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Has worked perfectly for me for years now.
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« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2009, 01:55 PM »

P100 or P200?
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« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2009, 02:42 PM »

Thanks guys.
Do blue & gold rods both use the same size ferrule?

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« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2009, 03:11 PM »

P100 or P200?

Either.  Only difference is how long a sleeve you'll need. Since the P200 has a marginally thicker wall, you'll need less of it till it "seats" inside the rod.

I adopted this method after breaking my first couple of Aerostuff rods at the ferrule.  I can honestly say that I haven't broken one since (we're talking 3-4 years of hard flying).
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« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2009, 09:27 PM »

Ah. Thanks.
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« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2009, 11:05 PM »

Ron, I don't think you need to tell anyone that your flying is hard flying. Wink Cool
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« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2009, 01:44 AM »

The As blue uses a smaller diameter than the gold.If you use the Pxxx method, P100 works a bit better in the blues.I use the pxxx for the same reason as Ron and bond it into the AS.
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« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2009, 05:33 AM »

Ron, I don't think you need to tell anyone that your flying is hard flying. Wink Cool

Yeah.  On the gas or on the brake, or so I've heard.
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« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2009, 06:08 AM »

The As blue uses a smaller diameter than the gold.If you use the Pxxx method, P100 works a bit better in the blues.I use the pxxx for the same reason as Ron and bond it into the AS.

Thanks Pete.  Wink

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« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2009, 10:39 AM »

BTW R-Sky has stop importing Aerostuff products and this option is no more avai. on their kites.
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