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« on: August 05, 2012, 08:27 AM »

Started to save much of the website for future reference regarding parts.  The one thing I did not save in time was wind speed and line recommendations for the kites I have.  Does anyone have those specs for the Muse (std and UL), Mantis (std and UL) and Mongoose (std and SUL)?

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« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2012, 10:05 AM »

Isnt line pretty much wind specific and opinion on how long the lines are?
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« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2012, 10:29 AM »

Many of the kite I own all have a recommended line strength.  Most of the full size Prisms come with 150#.  That is what I usually fly with.  I would not have tried a 90# set.  In general I only have 3 strengths of different lengths: 50#, 90# and 150#. I use the manufacturer recommendation or included set as a starting point and adjust based on pull for the wind that day.

Maybe the upper end kites do not recommend a line strength and you go by feel.  That may be the case for the Blue Moon kites.  If so I would still be interested in Ken's wind range estimates.

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« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2012, 10:37 AM »

Mongoose std recommends 90lb x 75' or 150lb x 125'
ul 50lb x 75' 90lb x 125
i only have the specs for this saved from his web page
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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2012, 10:45 AM »

Thanks for the Mongoose specs.  I didn't consider saving things before and wish I did. 
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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2012, 11:38 AM »

Hey Mac,
just as a heads up, the Mongoose SUL that I sold you is one of a kind, it wasn't ever released. It has less reinforcement on it on the standoffs/nose, and a different frame. The conditions were never posted.
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