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Author Topic: First Step by Dodd Gross  (Read 295 times)
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« on: February 22, 2017, 01:28 PM »

Anybody have a First Step by Dodd? Trying to figure out the specs for the bottom spreader. Diameter, length, solid or tube, carbon or FG?
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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2017, 01:37 PM »

http://www.kitepower.com/reviews/freestylereview.html

interesting in a post on rec.kites by dodd that the frame is 4mm carbon instead of 6mm.....
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.kites/Tpcmq0NfROc
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2017, 06:32 PM »

Anybody have a First Step by Dodd? Trying to figure out the specs for the bottom spreader. Diameter, length, solid or tube, carbon or FG?

Don't have a length but one of the other forums lists it as 4 mm pultruded carbon.

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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2017, 06:37 PM »

http://www.kitepower.com/reviews/freestylereview.html

interesting in a post on rec.kites by dodd that the frame is 4mm carbon instead of 6mm.....
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.kites/Tpcmq0NfROc


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https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.kites/Tpcmq0NfROc

My very first dual line was a NTK Cherry Bomb 4mm pultruded carbon EVERYWHERE.  Wasn't full size, so it didn't have enough mass to implode after every crash unless you were hauling or the winds were up. 

4mm everywhere made for cheap repairs and replacement spar purchases a no brainer.

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« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2017, 08:20 PM »

Anybody have a First Step by Dodd? Trying to figure out the specs for the bottom spreader. Diameter, length, solid or tube, carbon or FG?

Pulled my First Step out.

Single piece bottom spreader, 41 5/16 (forty-one and five sixteenths) inches long.

4mm diameter carbon tube.

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« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 03:39 AM »

Good info. Thanks everyone.
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