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« on: July 24, 2012, 12:20 PM »

Does anyone have the measurements on the leaders on the handles of the 1.5 B-series handles? Am looking for the total length of them and distance between the first knot and handle, as well as between each knot for both the top and lower leaders on the handles. Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2012, 12:21 PM »

It is the same leaders that are on the standard B-Series.

Knot distance is all a personal preference as is the overall length of the leaders.
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« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2012, 12:24 PM »

Am trying to put leaders on a set of handles that has none at all and do not have the factory lengths. Sorry if this starts a debate on proper lengths that people fly with.
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« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2012, 12:27 PM »

You can put whatever you like on there.
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« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2012, 12:42 PM »

yeah..seriously makes no difference how long they are compared to other sets of handles....just make sure that the tops and bottoms match on that set....
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« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2012, 01:00 PM »

Try about an 1 inch between knots. Make sure you handles are very close to each other.
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« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2012, 01:25 PM »

Ok how about when the leaders are finished and put on the handles you want 7" on top with 7 knots, bottom leaders 2 1/2" with 2 knots, so you probably need to start with 2' of line for each top and 1' for each of the bottom leaders. I would undo all the knots and measure the length, but I'm too lazy.
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« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2012, 01:47 PM »

So how far is the first knot from the handle?
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« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2012, 01:51 PM »

1 1/2" but that is after iy is larksheaded onto the handle, so add for the larkshead too.
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« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2012, 01:53 PM »

Thanks, time to start on them.
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« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2012, 07:08 PM »

Illinois Kite Enthusiasts forum topic on handle adjustment knots:
http://www.ikeclub.org/Forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=1046
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