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by ctxpv505
Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:23 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: how is kite size measured?
Replies: 3
Views: 1077

how is kite size measured?

apologies if this has already been covered...

how are the sizes of the sle, hybrid and bow kites measured?

ie a 12m c kite is 12m² when layed flat, ie surface are of the canopy, is this the same for bow, hybrid and sle kites

thanks in advance
by ctxpv505
Sat Apr 14, 2007 11:56 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New Rhino 07 valves suck!
Replies: 34
Views: 7530

it seems to me that north have just followed the market, can you honestly say that pumping up each strut is really that much of a hassle... i would much rather have a kite that is reliable but takes an extra 2 minutes to set up... a rhino 7 that i looked at the cable ties had been trimmed using norm...
by ctxpv505
Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: does grass damage kites?
Replies: 14
Views: 1749

does grass damage kites?

i was today told that setting up you kite on grass is bad for it as the grass puts tiny pin holes in the canopy. resulting in a weaker canopy, aslo if the canopy tears it makes it harder to repair and the tear may follow the pin holes not the weave of the fabric can anyone shed any more light on thi...
by ctxpv505
Sat Apr 01, 2006 11:43 am
Forum: Second Hand
Topic: naish x2 20
Replies: 0
Views: 528

naish x2 20

posting on behalf of a friend:

20 meter naish x2, red, with bar and lines

used 4 times totally mint

£250 including postage to uk

email:setec.astronomy@jerseymail.co.uk
by ctxpv505
Sat Apr 01, 2006 11:36 am
Forum: Second Hand
Topic: slingshot fuels 9, 11, 13, 15, 17
Replies: 0
Views: 615

slingshot fuels 9, 11, 13, 15, 17

posting on behalf of a friend: 2004 slingshot fuels 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 2 17" bars and lines (4 line) 1 19" bar and lines (4 line) new chicken loop all yellow and black and in good condition, no marks or repairs (apart from the 17 which has a small repair to canopy near the wing tip) £1500 for the ...
by ctxpv505
Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:39 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: dakine harnesses 2006 knives
Replies: 20
Views: 3451

i cant find any info at the dakine website...

they list the knife seperately but dont say anything about attaching it

do you have any more details?
by ctxpv505
Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:35 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North Iron Heart 2006- Has North issued a fix or replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 1000

i have seen a new 5th element bar and the problems seem to have been fixed... -the release has been modified -the grey line length adjuster is now gone -there is bit of padding to stop you trapping you finger between the bar and cleat -a bit of elastic to help the rope stay in the cleat jaws on a re...
by ctxpv505
Wed Mar 22, 2006 2:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where are the kites made ???
Replies: 8
Views: 1645

for some reason the name "shen zen" in china springs to mind, but i'd be pretty sure thats not spelt right...

i was told that north and slingshot share a factory...

there is definatley a north factory in sri lanka
by ctxpv505
Wed Mar 22, 2006 2:50 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: dakine harnesses 2006 knives
Replies: 20
Views: 3451

dakine harnesses 2006 knives

am i correct in thinking that the dakine pyro and tabu no longer come with saftey knives in them?

why not? a safety knife is a brilliant feature...
by ctxpv505
Thu Mar 02, 2006 12:21 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: best place to go in late march?
Replies: 4
Views: 1677

cheers dude

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