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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

Postby jimmyck » Sat Oct 25, 2008 5:28 pm

Hey guys,

Thanks for the tips! Is there anyway you could post some pictures of the different settings you mentioned (kiteboardkorea and wondamic)

thanks

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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

Postby jochi » Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:42 pm

Yo! Tomorrow we are expecting quite a bit of wind. 35 - 40. While its dangerous to go out in this, with a 7m torch or 6.5 m gypsy it should be good for an experienced rider. If its too nuking, i think i'll call it but if its OK I am planning on a session.

I am going to try out short lines 17m (minus extensions) and the gypsy. Any tips for tuning in high winds. I was planning on riding stock. Back lines on the tighter knot as I found that the gypsy flies better when back lines are a bit tighter.

Will report back tomorrow!

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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

Postby kitesuffer » Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:58 am

My wife had some hindenburg probs with the gypsy the other day. Changed to Fast front and back and the kite is much better behaved - tends to drift back now. If you try this setting, let us know how you go.

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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

Postby jochi » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:15 am

wow. 30 - 40 on the gypsy was great, super stable and comfortable with other's on 7's, great for jumping. Did not unhook...too scared :)

Ended up using the standard lines. What a great time, next time short.

Lake michigan gave up a great session.

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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

Postby wondamic » Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:06 pm

I hope this clears things up a bit. Hit me up with any questions, if I can't answer it, I will find out and get back to you.

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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

Postby spoetnik » Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:57 pm

Great clear explanation! Thanks!

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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

Postby jimmyck » Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:07 pm

Wondamic - thanx for the pics! What setting is the best for HINDENBURG prevention?

Don't get me wrong, I love the kite(s) - fast moving, nice power delivery, depower etc., but a kite hindenburging is a design flaw that could seriously injure someone badly!

Thanks again!

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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

Postby dannyalvarez » Wed Oct 29, 2008 12:27 am

This is perfect.... :bye: :bye: :bye:

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Re: Wainman Hawaii- Questions?

Postby BWD » Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:53 am

If you are out in conditions you can't control the kite in, maybe that is a problem.

As far as I know there is no kite that stays in the air when you get shot throught the whitewater with slack lines, and/or ditch the kite (like you already said you did).
Are you sure you didn't trash your kite and now want to raise a stink in hope of a free repair?

No offense, just asking since you keep posting and getting the same responses.
Maybe the kite is wrong; on the other hand maybe someone is just a :evil: troll.
Except the one guy, folks seem to love it. :bye:


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