Re: Multiple kites - one bar/lineset?
- I use one lineset and two bars for my quiver of kites.
Couldn't afford another lineset, so I used a stainless steel clip to
clip the front lines with depower strap onto either bar, and you just
relarkshead the back lines on to the bar you want to use.
--- In email@example.com, "vytaspass" <surfsup@r...> wrote:
> Most inflatables, brand-to-brand, require line setups that are
> similar. Usually, same-manufacturer kites use the same exact setup.
> If you have two Wipikas of the same year and type, but different
> sizes, it should be the same setup. For different types of kites,
> usually, you can get by with the additional "play" of the 6inch
> knotted leaders located on the kite at the attachment points. You
> move one line-set (fronts or backs) closer or further from the kite
> to get your kite tuned properly. Most infatables fly with only a 2-
> change in linesetup so one bar can be used for all of 'em.
> --- In ksurfschool@y..., "pksebago" <Patkeeley@a...> wrote:
> > I've recently purchased an inflatable an have a chance to add
> > which doesn't have a bar or lines. I have a bunch of foils and
> > Cquads which I have rigged with handles and have linesets for
> > I couldn't imagine rerigging and tuning those each time. Is this
> > true for inflatables or can I fly two kites and just swap lines?
> > Seems like the setup time wouldn't be that bad. Kites are Wipika
> > 11 rigged 4 line. Just curious what most people do. Thanks