Re: [ksurf] How do i find a difficult leak in my bladder?
- Take it out again, pump it up and take it - litlle by little - through a
water+soap bath. When the leak is in the water, you will see some
airbubbles coming up.
- One trick that worked really well for me with a really tiny pin hole is
to search with the bladder still in the kite! I use soapy water and just
rub the le one section at a time.
I think this may only work with a dacron LE/strut kite since the dacron
is porous and mylar is not. Having the bladder in the kite allows you to
pump the bladder really hard. You can't put that much presuure in a
bladder when it is out of the kite or it will burst. I think some of the
tiny holes only leak under high presuure so are really difficult to find
when the bladder is not under high pressure.
Using this method I found a hole in 10 minutes that I had searched for
hours using the "bladder out of the kite" methods.Good luck.
>I'm looking for the best technique to find a leak in my 14m leading edge
>I've had the bladder out of the kite a couple of times now, but not had
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