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Author Topic: My kite is always fully assembled(24/7) and ready to fly.  (Read 1079 times)
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« on: March 18, 2010, 11:12 AM »

I'm driving a wagon and it has enough room to 'swallow' the whole kite(three of them if I want to). I never take the kite apart after flying. It is fully assembled 24/7 - 365 days.

Is it OK to keep the kite erects 24/7 - 365 days?
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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2010, 11:17 AM »

I would be more worried about theft and then fading. Other that that, you should be fine. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2010, 11:18 AM »

I'm driving a wagon and it has enough room to 'swallow' the whole kite(three of them if I want to). I never take the kite apart after flying. It is fully assembled 24/7 - 365 days.

Is it OK to keep the kite erects 24/7 - 365 days?

I would at least take the standoffs down to keep the sail from stretching....otherwise yes.
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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2010, 11:24 AM »

Great advice. Thanks.
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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2010, 11:50 AM »

I never kept the kite in the car. The kite always store at home after each outing.
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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2010, 01:23 PM »

If it is a modern kite made out of PC31....


PC31 doesn't stretch. It's a poly carbonate (PC) not a cloth like nylon
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« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2010, 04:23 PM »

I always just keep the LEs tensioned and in the connectors and just fold them up - it only takes about 60 seconds to pull the kite out of the bag and have it assembled.  Your kites, do what you want, but this works pretty well.  I guess you avoid any possibility of damage during setup.
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