Re: [ksurf] Gusty Wind Miracle Fix
- On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Dwight & Jacky wrote:
> Today I tried the NSI bungee chicken loop designed by Ken Winner.Glad you had such a great time with the system. I cooked up my own
> This next session was like magic.
version a while back and experimented with varying thickness bungie and
loop length. I have had sessions where the bungie system worked great.
Mostly our winds around here are unsteady though and the bungie is not
stiff enough to keep the kite sheeted in in the lulls and not soft enough
to sheet out in the gusts. With steadier winds and a harder edging board
these issues might well disappear but I doubt that is the case for most
beginners. I've gone back to a fixed harness line because I can unhook
much quicker when the monster gusts hit. Since I'm always in the trim
loop, that's all I need.
Did you fly the bungie trim loop system with an Airblast with relaunch