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« on: May 03, 2009, 06:39 AM »

I need some expert guys in this forum to tell me what kite line shall have to prepare, Current I need to clear some of my Kites Line in my kite beg due too much
For Information my kites as follow
  • Revolution JB Std,
  • Dual Line Kite Precision from UL to Vented for team fly or Mega fly
  • Sea Devil Light for trick and individual fly
  • Indoor dual Lines kites

Follow is the lines in my beg what length shall I have to Keep
50Lb
100Lb
150Lb
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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2009, 07:44 AM »

  • Dual Line Kite Precision from UL to Vented for team fly or Mega fly

For team flying we fly 90 lb, 150 lb, and 300 lb. On rare occasion 500 lb. The 300 lb and 500 lb line aren't for the strength, it is for the drag factor to slow the kite down. For SUL and UL kites we fly 90 lb (never 50 lb), standard kite 150 lb or 300 lb, depending on wind, and vented 150 lb to 300 lb, again depending on wind.

Length we do 120' sets of line and then have 20' extensions one weight higher, to make a 140' total. The nice thing about that is when the wind is lighter or you have a short field you can fly on 120'. And the one weight higher of 20' gives a little drag to slow the kite down if the wind is up. Also it is a quick adjustment that your spotters can do, at least to pull the line off.

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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2009, 07:26 PM »

  • Dual Line Kite Precision from UL to Vented for team fly or Mega fly


Length we do 120' sets of line and then have 20' extensions one weight higher, to make a 140' total. The nice thing about that is when the wind is lighter or you have a short field you can fly on 120'. And the one weight higher of 20' gives a little drag to slow the kite down if the wind is up. Also it is a quick adjustment that your spotters can do, at least to pull the line off.

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Bill Rogers
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Hi Bill,
That's an interesting idea. Are these extensions bare spectra or leader line extensions? Presumably at the kite end?

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Chua
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2009, 09:05 AM »

Hi Bill,
That's an interesting idea. Are these extensions bare spectra or leader line extensions? Presumably at the kite end?

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Chua

300 and 500 lb are bare spectra, the 150# we sleeve the looped end. Obviously one end is looped, the other has a knot. And correct, they are on the kite end. Most benefit of drag out there.

The nice thing about this is the quick versatility without pulling out another full line set.

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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2009, 07:38 PM »

Thanks Bill! Appreciate your clarification.

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Chua
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