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Author Topic: Show me your sun oak kite DC delta and delta  (Read 3994 times)
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« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2013, 04:09 PM »

I just say DC Wink
 IIRC it should be said as ko-nine
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« Reply #16 on: March 26, 2013, 09:24 PM »

I'd be interested in hearing details of how you tune your DC to fix it heeling to the left. I have two Gomberg DC's and they both heel left. I'd love to straighten them out but don't know how.
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« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2013, 11:08 PM »

I'd be interested in hearing details of how you tune your DC to fix it heeling to the left. I have two Gomberg DC's and they both heel left. I'd love to straighten them out but don't know how.
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two simple things to check first.

1. make sure the LE spars are all the way to the bottom of the wing.
2. switch left and right LE spars and see if the kite leans to the right
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« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2013, 11:18 PM »

I just say DC Wink
 IIRC it should be said as ko-nine
I thought it was "kanye," as in Kanye West. Ko-nine sounds the most plausible, but dude..... I'm going with your DC idea!
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« Reply #19 on: March 26, 2013, 11:21 PM »


two simple things to check first.

1. make sure the LE spars are all the way to the bottom of the wing.
2. switch left and right LE spars and see if the kite leans to the right

3. Do the hokey pokey, then shake it all about.
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« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2013, 12:03 AM »


two simple things to check first.

1. make sure the LE spars are all the way to the bottom of the wing.
2. switch left and right LE spars and see if the kite leans to the right

3. Do the hokey pokey, then shake it all about.

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« Reply #21 on: March 27, 2013, 07:28 AM »

All of the above.  Grin That's easy you telling me That yours is heavy to the left. Add wait to the right keep adding Until the kite  level out and stable.



I remember adding small fishing SINKERS to some of my of other kite. You can also add tail to that side.
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« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2013, 12:01 PM »

Thanks -

I may get it into the air tomorrow at Cape Henlopen. If so, I'll try some of these suggestions. I did think of being sure the LE spars were all the way down, but ran out of time to check it out.

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« Reply #23 on: March 29, 2013, 02:43 AM »

A forum member picked this up this 9ft. conyne from me not long ago...



That would be me, and I have flown it once - let's see if I can get a picture up. It had a tendency to heel over to the left, and I didn't have time to do any tuning.



Incidentally, how does one pronounce "Conyne"?

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Hi Larry,
I must say that I'm surprised to hear this kite didn't fly strait on, it's always flown locked in for me as opposed to my other S.O. Conyne which does want to track left if it's not trailing some sort of tail. It's solid flight was even the inspiration for a friend to pick up a couple of conynes from GKP which are a bit jumpy. So, the wing spars were pushed to the rear completely, hmmmmmm. If you're not happy with it, I'll buy it back for the same price. Conyne, pronounced "coin" or "co-nine". I prefer the later. It just occurred to me that, maybe, it was trying to head back in this direction... Wink
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« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2013, 04:32 PM »

Hey -

No problemo - I'm sure I'll get it sorted out. I thought I was going to fly it Friday, but that didn't happen. Sometime soon.

As I think of it, where I was flying, "left" was kind of north west, ...

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« Reply #25 on: May 07, 2013, 08:07 PM »


ZERO1199 I was lucky enough to see your kite flying over the weekend at Veterans Park Milwaukee, WI right along with your custom Rev.  Both impressive to say the least and you're certainly lucky to own such beauties!

Needless to say everyone seemed to be talking about it including some of the WI Kiters Club members.  Hope you can make it to the Memorial weekend kite festival there and fly them again.   
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« Reply #26 on: May 08, 2013, 06:46 AM »

I don't know about Memorial Day, but I know I'll be up several time this coming summer, I have family there. Next time ill bring more kites. Cool
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« Reply #27 on: May 08, 2013, 08:56 AM »

Sweet! Looking forward to seeing more of those custom kites of yours
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