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« on: September 13, 2016, 01:37 PM »

I've got a black shark SLK about 10 feet long with wooden spars.

There is this one graphite slender 4 foot rod I can't figure out where it goes.

Sorry no pictures.

Any ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2016, 01:47 PM »

at the nose there should be sleeve openings on either side of the spine. it should spread/rounded out the head.
The sleeve openings could be at the edge about eyeball level though...but it is to spread out the head
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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2016, 01:48 PM »

Really slender? It might thread into a pocket lining the edge of the head, giving it shape, like a flat dragon kite uses.
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2016, 02:26 PM »

I've been looking for a pocket entry....so far, no luck.

The kite looks like this.
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« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2016, 02:59 PM »

Bend the spar the width of the head, slowly move it down the sides of the head. Watch for a gap in the stitches not a pocket or hole and slip each side in the gap and feed it down.
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« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2016, 03:19 PM »

Thanks Rob, thief and skb.  There is a 1" gap in the stitching about 6 inches

down from the nose. Now the head is rounded.

Sweet.

http://transistor-man.com/PhotoSet/shark_kite/P1150433.JPG
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« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2016, 03:32 PM »

Are the counters working correctly.

Almost 600 reads for this thread in under 2 hours?
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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2016, 08:07 PM »

Are the counters working correctly.

Almost 600 reads for this thread in under 2 hours?
All counters are wrong...  Wink

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