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« Reply #15 on: August 18, 2012, 07:53 PM »

You could replace the tensioners with new line and go back to the Blue Moon style.
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« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2012, 07:54 PM »

Lol!
I may put the vented up for sale, possibly the high wind version. We just don't get that type of wind around here. But I may just keep em to say I have em. Lol!

Btw, the vented and high wind both have 3 point leading edge bridles, is that stock or a mod?
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« Reply #17 on: August 18, 2012, 07:55 PM »

You could replace the tensioners with new line and go back to the Blue Moon style.

This is what I will most likely do.
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« Reply #18 on: August 18, 2012, 08:10 PM »

Nah, one month tops
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« Reply #19 on: August 18, 2012, 09:33 PM »

As others have suggested, I would switch back to ken's style. It may take some time to get the tension set right, but once you have it the way you want it you can always get the same setting without future adjustments (or very little adjustment).

I have switched most of my prism kites over to the BMK style for that reason... Easy repeatability.
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« Reply #20 on: August 20, 2012, 10:53 AM »


I have switched most of my prism kites over to the BMK style for that reason... Easy repeatability.

That strikes me as funny. It was the Prism style before it was the BMK style. Prism gave it up cause it was too difficult. That's about the time they started with the sewn in place O ring bungies.  Go figure.

The third bridle leg was added to high wind kites by Ken, or was a recommended mod. Helps a lot.
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