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« Reply #15 on: June 30, 2012, 05:47 AM »

... and slide it into the sleeve nose first.

Nose First ??  Huh  That's bass ackwards!  Cheesy

Well we haven't done the "Which way to put the kite in the bag" thing in quite awhile. 

Same as most, I don't detension, leading edges and spine together, stand offs and bridle into the folds and lightly roll the fabric up to the spars. I don't break down except on the rare occasion I'm taking them on an airplane or packing a lot of stuff for a trip, but I do drive an SUV or Van and don't have any kids needing the back seat. I seldom (never) leave a kite together when transporting or storing and I can't see the wrinkles at 75 feet anyway.

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