Re: Problems with lines
Thanks for the link http://www.realknots.com/knots/sloops.htm I have now cut
down my lines and made new loops using the "Double Figure of Eight Knot"
I should have concentrated more when I was in the scouts several years
Thanks once again
> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 05:15:11 -0500itself).
> From: "Dwight & Jacky" <fishersfort@...>
> Subject: Re: Problems with lines
> I use the double figure eight knot shown here.
> http://www.realknots.com/knots/sloops.htm with this knot you can use the
> loop it makes, to form another larkshead (the loop you feed back on
> I don't know what line CA is using now, but with Q powerline this knot
> well. Another idea is to contact your local "toy" kite shop. These shopsin
> know how to redo line ends.
> > Hi all,
> > I have a Concept Air "New Wave 6.3" kite and use it with the standard
> > and bar that came with the kite when new. Generally the lines are still
> > good condition however I have recently noticed that at the kite end ofthe
> > main control lines, where there is a small loop that you feed backthrough
> > it's self, to connect to the kite, this loop is worn through the yellowline.
> > outer material of the lines and has exposed the central core of the
> > Q1. Is it common practice to cut the line and re-make the loop again?
> > so can I do this myself, or is it best to go to a sail maker/repairer to
> > the job for me? The original is stiched back on it's self to make the
> > Q2. Are there any add on accesesories that can be fitted to improve
> > connection between the kite and lines, to use instead of the standardend
> > line loop type of connection.
> > Regards
> > Colin.
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