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« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2012, 07:14 AM »

We got a modern Chicago Kites Skyshark-framed Hawaiian plus an original TotL Hawaiian, and it didn't need that much bridle tweaking to make them fly the same, so we can fly them in our pair routine



What were you doing that got that secondary spine on the right side of the hot colored one to bend like that?? Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2012, 07:17 AM »

Hadn't noticed it until you mentioned it! Secondary spine is fine last time I checked. Picture was possibly taken just as I came out of a sharp turn?
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« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2012, 09:26 AM »

I have a couple Hawaiins. One is all original, the other is a ITW version that I upgraded with wrapped carbon LE's(Avias) and P200 spine and spreaders. I have upgrade my Spinoffs and my NSR with all P300 rods and apa's.
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« Reply #18 on: August 13, 2012, 11:26 AM »

Aaaah, this reminds me, I need to work on those sails I got from Ray.  Wink You guys think P200's would be too light to frame a Hawaiian in?

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« Reply #19 on: August 13, 2012, 12:06 PM »

Aaaah, this reminds me, I need to work on those sails I got from Ray.  Wink You guys think P200's would be too light to frame a Hawaiian in?

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Talked to Jon T. on this before I refitted mine. Jon said he saw one with p200 flying in high wind. Not what he would use but it was working. I used what I had, p400.
 

 
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« Reply #20 on: August 13, 2012, 04:52 PM »

Aaaah, this reminds me, I need to work on those sails I got from Ray.  Wink You guys think P200's would be too light to frame a Hawaiian in?

thanks,
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Check my charts, I'm on the phone right now,  but I think P200's are slightly more flexible then the standards K75's (.350) but stiffer then the .298's used in the UL and lighter then either. How much wind you want to fly in? I used P400's too, we wanted it to do high winds and be bulletproof still, plus Steve had the P400 camo's at a price that I couldn't pass up.

I'd call Jon and get a box of the P4X' camo's - too bad the clearance P300's are only 32'.
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« Reply #21 on: August 13, 2012, 05:57 PM »

I've been meaning to replace the p200 spines and spreaders on mine. The p200's flex quite a bit in higher wind.
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« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2012, 07:18 PM »

Hmmm...
Lots of interesting input here...
Charly over at KC has a Texas Wasp, Hawaiian Team Kites are in production, contemporary designs point to a Prism Quantum. Choices, Choices, Choices... Budgets, Budge, Budg...
Bullet proof is good for kids, but then again, anything can be destroyed is your tryin' hard enough...
 
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« Reply #23 on: August 13, 2012, 07:57 PM »

Yes, thanks for the info. Sorry, didn't mean to hijack.

I just got some of the blem P200's and some .385 wrapped carbon tubes.  Maybe I'll use the .385s. Wink  Might be overkill but could work, but is there an APA for .385s?  I don't really plan to fly in ballistic wind.  Maybe 5-15 on average.

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« Reply #24 on: August 14, 2012, 04:45 AM »

If you can't find an apa that big just bore one out with a drill bit.
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