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Author Topic: first repair (i hope)  (Read 1476 times)
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« on: May 12, 2011, 06:08 PM »

Ok, so by some dumb maneuver ( kite was on the ground and in my hands) i apparently broke the ferrule in an HQ E Motion. From the ferrule description I've found online, this ferrule is non standard. It fits inside the upper leading edge and over the lower leading edge. So the ferrule is hollow, with a stop at one end. I somehow broke the stop off and it is gone forever so that now the lower leading edge slides right on up into the upper leading edge.
    I have no idea where to get this part , if it still exists. I also don't have any really good idea of how to repair without one. Maybe some kind of external stop on the lower leading edge?
     Any ideas? help?
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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2011, 06:45 PM »

Pings, or converter ferrules. Steve might still have some.


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« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2011, 07:10 PM »

yep, thats the very thing , the blue one, even the same markings  Thanks . I'll call him tomorrow
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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2011, 07:54 PM »

You need a .230 "PING"  (plug in GForce)
Think I have a few ... I'll check in the morning.  If not I can get some (hopefully).

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« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2011, 04:10 AM »

Well, go figure! I never heard of such a thing! Good to know about such things.

Bob D.
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