Re: Self launch inflatable
- I also lay down a tarp if launching on rocky soil.
--- In ksurfschool@y..., "airdoodle" <matthew.hockin@h...> wrote:
> Don't forget to
> > fold the tip in half at the first rib. This is important.
> I could not agree more, one thing to note (my experience here).
> does not weigh nearly as much as sand. If you live in an area
> you plan on going out in the snow, bring a sand bag or other HEAVY
> item that wil not damage the kite. Use that instead of sand (p.s.,
> kites go downwind pretty fast on snow with no one in the loop). In
> fact, if your worried about it or have sharp rocky sand where you
> live, a nice home made sand bag (you can even make a few for big
> small kites... but this is probably excessive and might indicate
> you need a second hobby) fits in the car easy and it is a
> feeling knowning that you have enough weight on the kite.