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Re: Sled/foil works!

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  • hungvu@netcom.ca
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    Message 1 of 6 , Sep 5, 2001
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      --- In kitesurf@y..., james@c... wrote:
      > Hung,
      >
      > Interested to hear your sled/foil ideas. I have several foils with
      > no sheeting ability and am happy to experiment on how to give them
      > greater range.
      >
      > You mentioned that you duplicated the primary bridles at the
      > wingtips. Why didn't you use the existing tip bridles?
      >
      > If you pull in on the sled control center line, how much load is
      put
      > on the tip bridles? Do they need special reinforcement?
      >
      > When the tips are pulled in using a central line, do the original
      > bridle lines to the tips become slack? If so, how is it possible
      to
      > steer the kite?
      >
      > Does the center line tie direct to the tip v-lines, or do they form
      a
      > loop and the center line attach using a pulley?
      >
      > James
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