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Re: [ksurfschool] Re: Lines: how long is long?

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  • Hung Vu
    I did try 60m and longer a few years ago. It s probably close to the max practical limit (too long a delay in kite response). 45m to 50m is great. Hung.
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 1, 2001
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      I did try 60m and longer a few years ago. It's probably close to the max
      practical limit (too long a delay in kite response). 45m to 50m is
      great.

      Hung.

      xtremcata@... wrote:
      >
      > Last winter at the Kitesurfing Winter Tour in Quebec, I saw a guy
      > flying a CA Ex's 9.0 with 60m lines ! It's VERY long !
      > But, he was the only one moving around...
      > It seemed really slow to turn but the power stroke was very long !
      > It looked very long to roll on his handles :)
      > bye
      > Luc
      >
      > --- In ksurfschool@y..., Fritz@c... wrote:
      > > I read about Hung's short lines for winter....the standard packs
      > > come in 20 or 30m, but have any of you run a set of 50's?
      > > Beyond the obvious about sag and drag - where's the logical
      > > stop.
      > >
      > > With a roll of 500' Q - the first cut makes a: 250'/70+m pair.
      > > Anybody try it?
      >
      >
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      >
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