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Author Topic: jest of eve kites leading edge?  (Read 1852 times)
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« on: July 02, 2012, 12:33 AM »

Is the joe kites LE a 2-piece or a single piece spar??
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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2012, 01:07 AM »

2 piece - if you go on the JoE site under 'Tech' you can find the full frame and bridle specs.

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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2012, 05:55 AM »

the UL has got a 3-piece-LE!
STD and Vent 2-piece (and SUL?)

and all talons have got a 2-piece-spine

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« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2012, 03:02 AM »

The newer STD framing is much the same as the UL, 3-piece consisting of an ULE, LLE and an extension piece in the middle housing both ferrules I call an MLE (Emily).

It does away with annoying wing tip extensions and simplifies spar replacement since the MLE has both ferrules set in it.

SUL has a 2-piece LE, a longer ULE (with ferrule) and a normal length LLE.

The Vent still retains wing tip extensions because I add weights to them.

Hmmm.. Tech sections are somewhat out of date  Embarrassed

Hope that helps.

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