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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: 767

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: 4582

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 I personally often have different...
by Si-Fly
Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.
Replies: 90
Views: 4582

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: 4582

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: 4582

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: 1182

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: 1182

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.
by Si-Fly
Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.
Replies: 90
Views: 4582

Re: Slingshot RPM 12m size increase.

http://i474.photobucket.com/albums/rr108/si-fly/IMG_0898.jpg Been following this thread on and off and amazing what people can write! Do people honestly believe the above kites are the same size, just different foils??....top one is very flat, bottom one very fat :grin: Oh ...top one feels like a 1...
by Si-Fly
Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Coming soon to a beach near you...
Replies: 18
Views: 1182

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

Never had an airblast (still have an Aero if anyone wants it :grin:) remember they were beasts!!

Size I think was projected... .so that 11.8m is actually around 16m today's sizing.

Si.

cheers si.
by Si-Fly
Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:49 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Coming soon to a beach near you...
Replies: 18
Views: 1182

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

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WIPIKA-CLASSI ... 33802090c7


The guy sure has some class gear! :-o

Si.

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by Si-Fly
Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: General Equipment Enquiries
Topic: I think I need a new bar and lines what do you think to Flex
Replies: 11
Views: 784

Re: I think I need a new bar and lines what do you think to

Maybe just upgrade your lines if your bars OK?
I just picked up a set of ozones from a shop closing down sale, got the 5 line set, gives a spare line, for only £49 delivered, this was the expensive set with the upgraded fronts.

Cheers
Si.

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by Si-Fly
Sun Sep 09, 2012 11:10 pm
Forum: GPS Kite Speed
Topic: DIY Speedboard info
Replies: 52
Views: 19318

Re: DIY Speedboard info

Cheers guys, not had a chance to finish it yet, but thanks for advice. The edge is straight for most of its length, first photo is how it looks. Last photo is illusion due to rocker! Tempted to stick on a bit of resin, straps and try it before spending time finishing properly in case its a dog! chee...
by Si-Fly
Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Spreader Bar Failure
Replies: 15
Views: 604

Re: Spreader Bar Failure

I had one leg break, the other bent. I luckily noticed it and came in.
It was also dakine.

cheers si.
by Si-Fly
Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Sorting out stretched lines
Replies: 14
Views: 854

Re: Sorting out stretched lines

Mate, lines are woven then pre- stretched which tightens the weave. If you apply more force than this initial stretching, the weave will tighten more..... so lines can stretch! Stearing lines have less tension so will tend to shrink, length wise, as the weave loosens. I don't think the actual fibers...
by Si-Fly
Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:48 am
Forum: GPS Kite Speed
Topic: DIY Speedboard info
Replies: 52
Views: 19318

Re: DIY Speedboard info

Great info guys! Inspired by your posts I had a hunt in the garden for an old ply board the kids use, Used , as a sledge. It was a light wind ply foam sandwhich I made years ago as a first attempt at homemade! Out with the jigsaw http://i474.photobucket.com/albums/rr108/si-fly/IMG_20120812_153942.jp...