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Author Topic: T.O.T.L. NSE nock repair... Mike D to the rescue, Hi Ho Silver, away.  (Read 1221 times)
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« on: January 15, 2013, 05:40 PM »

I'd like to say I was trying a tip stab on the ice at lake Nokomis but NO, I left the kite hooked up while I took my dog back to the truck for a warm up and, well, you know the rest... JOY RIDE and WHAPPP. 

Roll Eyes Lesson learned.

Anyway, the nock sheared of at the end of the l.e. but didn't damage the rod. I found the nock online but don't know how to do the repair. There is still something inside the rod.

As usual, the fine community of folks here have come to the rescue! Donation to the cause sent...

1/23  Nocks arrived today hot off the pony express!  Thanks Mike!  Smiley Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2013, 06:01 PM »

Hmm if its the arrow nock type used for archery as well then its a simple matter of using a rod through the open end of the rod to tap out the nock.  If its an HQ split nock then it will be a piece of 2400 stuck in there and the process is the same but if its glued you will want to heat the end of the rod to help break the glue bond when you tap.
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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2013, 06:50 PM »

Ca Ike,
It's a white arrow nock to the best of my knowledge. Do you happen to know what rods were used in these? They seem to be the same all around but no markings or printing on them.
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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2013, 09:05 PM »

probably p200.  Any sport shop arrow nock will work
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« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2013, 10:01 PM »

I found a reference on an old forum thread here and it lists afc .196 for the wings which I assume is the l.e.
So that suggests an .196 apex nock on the original style. Are rounded styles less prone to breaking off at the end? I hope I don't seem too dense here, my brain works in mysterious ways...
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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2013, 10:05 PM »

NSE but : STD, LW, WW, HW ?
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« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2013, 10:09 PM »

NSE but : STD, LW, WW, HW ?

I believe it a STD Michel but I don't really know how to determine that. I do know it was pulling me across a grass field on my butt in 22 mph winds this past summer...


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« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2013, 11:04 PM »

I found a reference on an old forum thread here and it lists afc .196 for the wings which I assume is the l.e.
So that suggests an .196 apex nock on the original style. Are rounded styles less prone to breaking off at the end? I hope I don't seem too dense here, my brain works in mysterious ways...
Depends on the set up.  Some had apex nocks, some arrow nocks, some HQ split.  THen some had straight LE, some Tapered skyshark.  Others dynamic or aerostuff.  All depended on when it was built or who modded it.  Apex nocks are just older style arrow nocks that were thicker in the teeth and needed an insert in the rod to use.  PRism used them on the Lix for a while and IIRC they would always break off the insert (Aluminum piece)
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« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2013, 11:14 PM »

Dynamic tubes ? I have never seen that on R-SKY kites.

@whitebirdlover : did you bought the NSE new ?
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« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2013, 11:22 PM »

I've seen a few Nirvana's with dynamic tubes but can't say if they were reframed or not.  There have been so many mods done to the nirvana series its hard to keep track.
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« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2013, 11:49 PM »

I've seen a few Nirvana's with dynamic tubes but can't say if they were reframed or not.

Or copies from China...  Angry

I asked Roger :

1 - All original NSE actually sold have a leading edge framed with 6 mm pultruded carbon or SkyShark 5PT. Some NSE were framed in the past with Icone or Aero Stuff spars but never with Dynamic rods.

2 - The LE splitnocks are for both versions ( 6 mm or 5PT) FSD 6 mm black nocks. Never white nocks, Apex... on original R-SKY kites like on oldies from the last century !

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« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2013, 06:30 AM »


@whitebirdlover : did you bought the NSE new ?

I bought this from the original owners who were avid flyers and I would have full confidence that it is a genuine model. I don't have a means to measure the rods but they are all strait with the l.e. rods ferruled by aluminum with shrink tubing reinforcement at the ferrule. I'll get a pic up later today if I can.
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« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2013, 06:54 AM »

I THINK that you are referring to a North Shore Extreme....
The NSE is a model of the Nirvana family from R-Sky kites........a different beast!

you are talking about it here in this thread: http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?topic=8424.msg74807#msg74807
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« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2013, 08:09 AM »

I THINK that you are referring to a North Shore Extreme....
The NSE is a model of the Nirvana family from R-Sky kites........a different beast!

you are talking about it here in this thread: http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?topic=8424.msg74807#msg74807


You are CORRECT SIR !

No disrespect to all those Nirvana NSE fliers  Cool

Here is the piece:




And the tag to reference the question of authenticity..

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« Reply #14 on: January 16, 2013, 08:32 AM »

those white nocks iirc are Beman nocks....

you could have some fun and pop in a set of the LED lit nocks instead....
http://www.eastonarchery.com/products/accessory/1081
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