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Re: Multiple kites - one bar/lineset?

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  • TIM FRIEDEL <timfriedel@yahoo.com>
    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
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 21, 2003
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      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 ksurfschool@yahoogroups.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
      can
      > 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-
      3"
      > change in linesetup so one bar can be used for all of 'em.
      >
      > V
      > www.chicagokitesurfing.com
      >
      > --- In ksurfschool@y..., "pksebago" <Patkeeley@a...> wrote:
      > > I've recently purchased an inflatable an have a chance to add
      > another
      > > 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
      > each.
      > > 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
      9
      > &
      > > 11 rigged 4 line. Just curious what most people do. Thanks
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