70698RE: RES: [ksurf] Fully sheet out kites - Windwing new system
- Jul 1, 2009Hello,
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> From: hungvu2000@...
> Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 01:26:16 +0000
> Subject: Re: RES: [ksurf] Fully sheet out kites - Windwing new system
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "hungvuatnetcomdotca"
> <hungvu2000@r...> wrote:
> > --- In email@example.com, georgeiw@a... wrote:
> > > The way the middle line goes from being a brake line to the B/A line
> > > regulator is similar to the way the lines work in the Cabrinha recon
> > system where the
> > > front and rear lines are a continuos loop with stoppers to lock it
> > into the
> > > powered position.
> > I am not sure who comes up with the "back line/front line as a
> > continous loop" idea, Flysurfer or Cabrinha (in their RECON system),
> > but I can see that this idea can be used for a 100% fully sheet out
> > sled LEI kite (which of course eliminates the safety leash and
> > automatically flip the kite over on its back ready for relaunch)
> > P.S., I do hope that the "back line/front line as a continous loop"
> > idea is not patented (I don't think it is as you need some very
> > specific application for patenting); otherwise, only one company can
> > built 100% fully sheet out sled LEI kite.
> Well, last year we discussed about this here and it looks like this
> year Windwing is coming out with a very similar system allowing 90% to
> 100% depowerable LEI (see
> http://www.kiteforum.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=2309240 )
> See how the "back line/front line as a continuous loop" and how "fully
> sheet out" the kite is?
> As usual, it normally discussed on the kitesurf group first and of
> course everything here is "patent free"...
> P.S., Note my prediction last year: "I do hope that the "back
> line/front line as a continous loop" idea is not patented (I don't
> think it is as you need some very specific application for patenting);
> otherwise, only one company can built 100% fully sheet out sled LEI
> kite" ?
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