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« on: July 28, 2011, 01:51 PM »

which position on lead. Edge would be good to put yo yo stoper on kite captable to make roll up. Any sweet point for start testing.
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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2011, 01:54 PM »

If you have a kite that already has stoppers, use the proportions to make an educated guess as to where the new kite should have stoppers.

Or just look at where the tow points would occur if projected back to the leading edge.

Hopefully, one of the yoyo experts will give you a better answer.
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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2011, 01:55 PM »

Try 40% of the length of the leading edge as a starting point. Wink
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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2011, 03:22 PM »

Pick up some Binder Clips for experimentation, just clip them over the leading edge and move them around until you find a sweet spot.

http://www.staples.com/Staples-Black-Soft-Grip-Binder-Clips-Medium/product_657187

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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2011, 03:44 PM »

Like Hadge said 2/5 down is the place to start
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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2011, 03:48 PM »

Pick up some Binder Clips for experimentation, just clip them over the leading edge and move them around until you find a sweet spot.

http://www.staples.com/Staples-Black-Soft-Grip-Binder-Clips-Medium/product_657187




Or use a couple of HQ clip on stoppers. Move them around until you find the right spot then cable tie them in place with a small hole in the leading edge dacron - thats how they fit them to the Infinity.

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« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2011, 05:07 PM »

One thing I've noticed is that the higher the aspect ratio of the kite, the further down the stoppers should be placed.(we're talking mm differences here not inches)

This will give you more stable flight rolled up and not pull the nose too far forward.

If you're talking just pitch tricks than it is not as important except that you place them where they can be caught.....if you place them up too high it helps to add a twist in the flying line in order to catch them........
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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2011, 12:21 AM »

thanks a lot
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