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« Reply #30 on: January 28, 2013, 02:14 AM »

What are the preferred frames for the STD? and is there any Sixth Sense vented done yet?

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Mario

From stuntkitepalermo:

Versione STD:

Basic:
Sail: Icarex, mylar, dacron.
Leadind edge: Structil 6mm
Upper spreader: Structil 6mm
Lower spreader: P300
Spine: Structil 6mm
Stand Off: 3mm carbon
Ballast on tail: 25g

Competition:
Sail: Icarex, mylar, dacron.
Upper leadind edge: P200
Lower leadind edge: P300
Upper spreader: Structil 6mm
Lower spreader: 5pt
Spine: P200
Stand Off: 3mm carbon
Ballast on tail: 25g


PRO:
Sail: Icarex, mylar, dacron.
Upper leadind edge: Black Diamond Nitro
Lower leadind edge: Black Diamond Nitro Strong
Upper spreader: Structil 6mm
Lower spreader: Black Diamond Nitro
Spine: 5pt 101cm
Stand Off: 3mm carbon
Ballast on tail: 25g
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« Reply #31 on: January 28, 2013, 04:00 AM »

Could anyone check the distance between sail and lower spreader on complete kite (whiskers with connectors), I have feeling that with connectors which i used it is a little bit to much?.
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« Reply #32 on: January 28, 2013, 06:33 AM »

I don't have a sixth sense in front of me, but I can tell you that with Jaco sail connectors, the dimensions i used with success (in multiple builds) are exactly what is in the plan... So sail side to end of the stand off = what David has listed in the plans.
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« Reply #33 on: January 28, 2013, 06:54 AM »

I took screw-type sail connectors and APA312 for the LS but i have to add 3mm PVC endcap for it to fit 3mm rod for this APA. this gives plus almost 1cm added to 28,5 and 27,5 rods. I am wondering if this is not too much.
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« Reply #34 on: January 29, 2013, 12:20 AM »

This is why i am wondering if it is not too much:



can anybody tell me if this is correct tension? I am afraid that my LS will brake soon...
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« Reply #35 on: January 29, 2013, 12:31 AM »

yes, it is too much

i'll measure mine Sixth Sense this afternoon, be patient, it's in the morning now
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« Reply #36 on: January 29, 2013, 12:55 AM »

The screw type sail connectors need the stand off rods to be 10mm shorter than plan length.
 Mike
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« Reply #37 on: January 29, 2013, 01:01 AM »

Thanks, no problem, I am aware that all people are working now Smiley

I have two ideas, so if i might ask for two dimensions:

- total whiskers lenght (from sail to lower spreader) because of used different type of sailgrabbers and pvc endcap on the APA side;
- distance form inner whisker to bottom of LS on the central T because I have used "kenny kreutz" central T which is "lower" than "R-sky type"

Mike, thakns, this explains a lot Smiley
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« Reply #38 on: January 29, 2013, 11:24 AM »

outerstandoff: sail to spreader: 27,7 cm
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« Reply #39 on: January 29, 2013, 01:15 PM »

after shortening standoffs for 10mm it looks like this:





Now sail to spreader lenght is 29cm for inner and 28cm for outer standoff.

I think i will cut 5mm more because R-sky center T has 15mm distance between rods and this "kenny" has only 5mm.
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« Reply #40 on: January 31, 2013, 10:01 AM »

As my kite has already appeared here (thanks Iwan00 for asking the question) I thought I should share what the LS look like after the changes.
I cut the standoffs 15mm. The outer is about what Krijn posted - about 27,5cm.

LS look safe to fly now...







BTW it is incredible that I got the solution to my problem before I even managed to register to this forum! Smiley
Of course I read it quite a lot as a 'guest' Wink

Thanks for help!
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