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Re: [ksurf] Naish AR5 and Reelbars

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  • Dave Raue
    Don t worry, I ll keep my gear away from you! There s a 3rd moral too, it has to do with overpowering conditions and public facilities... ... From: Jimmy C
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 12, 2000
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      Don't worry, I'll keep my gear away from you! There's a 3rd moral too, it
      has to do with overpowering conditions and public facilities...

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Jimmy C" <jimmy_c@...>
      To: <kitesurf@egroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 4:59 PM
      Subject: Re: [ksurf] Naish AR5 and Reelbars


      > Dave,
      >
      > I was at W.Dennis demoing a friend's Mosquito 5.5 in overpowering
      > conditions. I tried to land the kite in front of him but missed, it
      > kind of stalled and went into a death spiral back into the power
      > zone, which dragged me about 20ft up the beach (board and all). then
      > the kite slammed down behind the bathhouse. Mental. I was very lucky
      > that I didn't hurt myself or anyone on the beach as there were many
      > families walking about. No equipment damage either, though my friend
      > was not happy.
      >
      > Moral of the story - don't let me use your kite and I'm definitely
      > buying a reel bar.
      >
      > -Jim
      >
      >
      > --- In kitesurf@egroups.com, "Dave Raue" <theraves@e...> wrote:
      > > Where were you? There are also lots of wide beaches with few
      > beachgoers.
      > > We also love to hear kitemares, please share!
      > >
      > > dave
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Jimmy C" <jimmy_c@...>
      > > To: <kitesurf@egroups.com>
      > > Sent: Monday, April 10, 2000 5:15 PM
      > > Subject: [ksurf] Naish AR5 and Reelbars
      > >
      > >
      > > > Has anyone come out with a 4 line reelbar? And/or what detrimental
      > > > effects are made by converting a 4-line Naish AR5 to a 2 line?
      > Also,
      > > > are there any good 2-line reelbars for less than $500- ?
      > > >
      > > > I had a bad kitemare trying to land a kite...overflew the beach
      > and
      > > > dragged up onto it. On Cape Cod reels will be a necessity b/c of
      > > > narrow beaches and many windsurfers and beachgoers.
      > > >
      > > > Thanks.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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