1392Re: [ksurfschool] Changing Free Air 2 line to 4 line
- Apr 13, 2001Mel - or anyone
I now have an adaptor kit - found a Maui Magic one. I had some problems
keeping the kite in the air while adjusting it this morning so just a quick
question - all 4 lines are 30m each, the normal bar leaders are 3m each
side (for the back lines)but the leader of the adaptor kit is a lot shorter.
It makes the 2 front lines about 1m shorter each side (at full adjustment)
than the back lines.
Should I get a new leader for the adaptor kit that would make it exactly the
same length as the normal bar leaders?
Hope I've explained myself ok.
Tks for yr help
From: Mel <kitebord@...>
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Date: 08 April 2001 11:41
Subject: Re: [ksurfschool] Changing Free Air 2 line to 4 line
>> Can anyone tell me about how to convert a 2 line bar to 4 line for
>> Free Airs?
>Get an adapter kit from FLS, NSI, Bump&Jump, SlingShot or Airush (did I
>> I understand the depower lines go directly to the
>> harness. Is this right?
>Most don't (I do, but I ride where it's SUPER gusty - check the kitesurf
>group files under "MelsMegaMods"). They have a loop ("smart loop" or "trim
>loop") which you hook into like a harness line.
>> If so, what do you use to connect the lines
>> to the harness hook?
>Most use a loop. I use a snap shackle.
>> Are there any websites that show this?
>Mine's in the files, as well as some other home made units.
>jeffc@... can tell you all about FLS, check
>SlingShots are pictured on www.murrays.com, I don't have a contact for
>B&J, but for Airush ask info@...
>> other thing, do the front lines have to be exactly the same length as
>> the back lines?
>No. There is a lot of adjustment range built into the systems mentioned, &
>you can also adjust the position of the knots on the center leader AND the
>back leaders. If necessary you could even get 27m lines from one
>manufacturer & 33s from another & make it work with different length
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