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« on: September 13, 2012, 04:04 PM »

I received my Prism Zephy today. I'm assembling it for the first time, and reading the manual, it sounds like there's supposed to be something that the upper spreader passes through. On my kite, there's nothing for it to pass through. Is it missing a part here?

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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2012, 04:16 PM »

Nope, it just rides on the surface at the spine. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2012, 04:32 PM »

Mine have had rubber o-rings there, but they really only hold the US on while it's disassembled.  Not really necessary for flight.

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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2012, 04:54 PM »

Good to know, thanks!
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« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2012, 06:37 PM »

Yeah, I noticed the o-ring on the video on the Prism website this week. I've not seen that before. Curious that they show them, but ship without them.

0:20 into the video.


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« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2012, 08:26 PM »

Sweet video - I liked the original even better (less cutting, better music which fit the flying).

Anyhow, this video shows that the kite has the chops.  Smiley

I enjoyed before I wore it out.

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« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2012, 07:39 PM »

Both of my Zephyrs had O-rings.  It was clear to me that they were supposed to stay and were not just a shipping thing.

I never really thought of it before but I guess I could take them off.
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« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2012, 11:26 AM »

The o-ring not only holds the US while disassembled but helps stabilize the spine in higher winds.  ITs really not necessary unless your flying in 12+.
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