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[ksurfschool] Re: Rigging break lines on to a FOne

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  • Christophe Demaziere
    ... You should check the length of the lines. Apparently, the brake (bottom) lines are too short, or the top lines are too long. When you launch a 4-line kite,
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 19, 2000
      >Hi,
      >
      >I need some advice for my brother. He has a 6.5m FOne kite and only uses it
      >with a 2 line set-up. He wants to try it with a 4 line set-up with two
      >breaklines that come from the kite and attach to a cleat in the middle of the
      >boom.
      >
      >He saw this set-up on 'Learn to Flysurf' video. When he uses the 4 lines the
      >kite will not launch from the ground, when the break lines are removed the kite
      >launches very easily. Obviously the problem is the set-up of the break lines.
      >
      >He uses 30m lines. Has anyone got any advice how to rig this Kite with a four
      >line set-up?
      >
      >Cheers
      >Martyn
      >

      You should check the length of the lines. Apparently, the brake (bottom) lines
      are too short, or the top lines are too long. When you launch a 4-line kite,
      the bottom lines should be slack, otherwise you cannot make it fly.

      Good winds...
      Christophe

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