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by Si-Fly
Fri May 24, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: General Equipment Discussion & Review
Topic: Spool of Dyneema kiteline
Replies: 5
Views: 2048

Re: Spool of Dyneema kiteline

I bought some power line pro, years ago, its different from most lines and very hard wearing....still good today!

Its not platted like most lines, but is made up of straight fibers in a woven outer case.

Hope that helps

Si.

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by Si-Fly
Mon May 13, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: Newbies!
Topic: I adopted an old kite and here I am...
Replies: 30
Views: 4649

Re: I adopted an old kite and here I am...

Thanks both for your comments, very helpful. I went to a shop in Shoreham to get some advice (very nice guys by the beach, told me lots of stuff about the kite despite I went in seeking only advice and had little intention to spend money, just yet). He said the grey safety loop to release the kite ...
by Si-Fly
Sat May 11, 2013 4:34 pm
Forum: Newbies!
Topic: I adopted an old kite and here I am...
Replies: 30
Views: 4649

Re: I adopted an old kite and here I am...

Hi, best get it looked over! If you do keep it you can replace the chicken loop / depower line, fairly cheaply from a number of brands. If its an old kite the quoted size may be projected, so by today's sizing it could be 10-11 m!! A reason for all that power. I self taught on an old C kite, like we...
by Si-Fly
Sat May 11, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Kite Discussion & Review
Topic: Micro Loop or Stopper ball for Flexifoil Atom?
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Re: Micro Loop or Stopper ball for Flexifoil Atom?

Does the atom have a choice of bridle attachments like the ion?...a "hi" and "lo" setting, if so connect to the one nearest the wing tip for lighter bar pressure (lo) this puts more of the kites pull on the front lines and the harness rather than your arms. Put the back lines on the pigtail nearest ...
by Si-Fly
Wed May 08, 2013 9:04 am
Forum: Kite Discussion & Review
Topic: bigger kite than recomended?
Replies: 4
Views: 606

Re: bigger kite than recomended?

Oh if you do add pigtails, put a knot every 2" and gradually move the lines down the knots to find what's best. Then cut off the excess pigtail.

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by Si-Fly
Wed May 08, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Kite Discussion & Review
Topic: bigger kite than recomended?
Replies: 4
Views: 606

Re: bigger kite than recomended?

If you like the kite sheeted out then add some pigtails 8-) Are you using the old best bar still?.....check with the bar fully powered up all line lengths are equal!.......back lines shrink over time and need re-stretching as most of your body weight goes through the front lines. An over depowered k...
by Si-Fly
Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: General Equipment Discussion & Review
Topic: Good Inexpensive Winter Wetsuit
Replies: 8
Views: 2932

Re: Good Inexpensive Winter Wetsuit

http://www.wetsuitoutlet.co.uk/gul-delta-654mm-windsurf-dryzip-steamer-wetsuit-2011-de1208-p-2877.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I just bought one of these, think it was the 2010 though, mate got one too, full smooth skin and proper brass dryzip. These are very warm! As you get ...
by Si-Fly
Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: shoulder injuries?
Replies: 10
Views: 1468

Re: shoulder injuries?

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by Si-Fly
Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:42 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Upwind body dragging is not possible..!
Replies: 7
Views: 1244

Re: Upwind body dragging is not possible..!

Agree not good in off shore :-(

I guess a leash and a paddle, as it was light winds, would have been slightly safer?....can't really see the cat taking his head off! :D

Si.


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by Si-Fly
Sat Mar 02, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.
Replies: 90
Views: 10237

Re: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.

Yep that sums it up, never read though what the size actually was? Both nearer 11m? (Last years 10 / 12m that is). The one thing that did come strongly across though was how awkward some of the slingshot reps are....just be honest guys, it will get you more business :evil: I personally often have di...
by Si-Fly
Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.
Replies: 90
Views: 10237

Re: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.

You trying to keep me quiet?...take me ages to read all that!

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by Si-Fly
Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.
Replies: 90
Views: 10237

Re: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.

OK mate will have a read :-) just bored with no wind again!

So your saying the 10 is too big? ;)

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by Si-Fly
Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.
Replies: 90
Views: 10237

Re: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.

Oh, and now we've moved on from 2000, i thought we measured kites flat?.. ie flat on the ground / actual surface area?... not projecting a bit of camber :mrgreen:

cheers si.
by Si-Fly
Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Coming soon to a beach near you...
Replies: 18
Views: 2050

Re: Coming soon to a beach near you...

Strange, have come out of tapatalk and can edit other posts, but not the problem one?
by Si-Fly
Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Coming soon to a beach near you...
Replies: 18
Views: 2050

Re: Coming soon to a beach near you...

Sorry, for some reason the post didn't load properly :oops:
And It won't let me edit on phone!

I typed a second bracket after the smiley, so was meaning the airblast was projected!... the aero for sure wasn't. My arx was though :wink:; ..........actually not sure now!

cheers si.