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« on: August 14, 2012, 12:28 AM »

 Embarrassed   Hey guys I am going to try and stack my 5 Steve LaPorte The Spirit kites and am wondering if anyone has any tips for me?  Any help at all would be appreciated : link line length, strength, any special knots?  Have never done this before, but have become obsessed with the idea - so it will happen  Smiley Please help stacker gurus!
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« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2012, 01:13 AM »

The recently passed Dennis (Dorsal) Fishback stacked 5 Spirits.

There were a total of 8 lines in-between each kite. You can probably

estimate the length of the lines used in the photos by comparing them

to the wingspan of the kite.

This is the final in a series of 5 photos taken in 2004:



Here, Dennis even carries the Spirit case like a Dorsal fin (I miss him):
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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2012, 01:19 AM »

I stack my revs (and other kites) at the bridle points only

Seem to fly well


OK ..... after looking at John's photo... the link lines (Cool are indeed attached at the bridle points
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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2012, 01:20 AM »

I would never argue with you on how to stack kites.  Roll Eyes

Just showing how someone had done it.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2012, 01:25 AM »

Damn John quite posting while I correct my post, dont you sleep?Huh
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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2012, 04:54 AM »

i've got a five stack of spirits the blue color ones and i used 4ft 6 inches at all the points where bridle attaches on the next to last kite shortened bottom lines 1/4 inch and last kite shortened 1/2 inch it helped keep the kites from wobbling
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