I treat my IS like a daily driver.
So cartwheel recoveries are part of the routine.
The nose has worn on both sides where the leading edge spars,
even though they have vinyl end caps, have worn through the material.
The lovely Bambi has told me she will sew on a new nose.
What material would be best suited?
Should the old nose be removed or just sewn over?
Anything else to be wary of for beginner kite repairers?
It's the orange one lower left: