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Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby justingordon » Mon Jun 09, 2014 7:20 pm

Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended? (in the 2014 manual, and not the 2013 manual)

I originally posted this question here on talksurf.com

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Re: Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby PAFF » Mon Jun 09, 2014 7:35 pm

:superfly:

Try water polo next times you need a sport!

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Re: Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby rightguard » Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:30 pm

I do it all the time... It's like relaunching from water with a little added abrasion. If you don't use your kite it will last forever. Although I'm sure the manual says everything is dangerous.

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Re: Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby fourperf » Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:32 pm

I don't own Naish kites but I would assume that is based on a liability issue. You can self launch any kite its just safer to have an assisted launch.
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Re: Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby edt » Mon Jun 09, 2014 10:18 pm

u can self launch naish kites. nothing special. they saying if u can do an assisted launch it's recommended. just common sense.

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Re: Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby reyrivera » Mon Jun 09, 2014 10:23 pm

I vaguely remember a television advertising someone reverse launching a naish kite a few years ago. Friends of mine self launch Naish kites all the time

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Re: Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby Peter_Frank » Mon Jun 09, 2014 11:10 pm

I think, as the others imply, it is simply a liability issue, to be on the safe side.

Just like all the warnings "This is not a toy, can be dangerous" etc etc written all over everything nowadays :wink:

Naish kites can be self launched just as good/bad as any other kitebrand :thumb:

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Re: Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby tautologies » Tue Jun 10, 2014 3:28 am

Its probably not recommended because some people fuck up when they do...so like mentioned above its a liability issue more so than anything else (I'm guessing).

I've never had an incident self launching in a variety of different ways.

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Re: Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby Kamikuza » Tue Jun 10, 2014 5:16 am

... or Naish has been keeping an eye on the Ozone threads...

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Re: Self Launching Naish Kites -- Not Recommended?

Postby tautologies » Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:11 am

Kamikuza wrote:... or Naish has been keeping an eye on the Ozone threads...



I dunno about Ozone but the naish kites have well placed bumpers on the le.


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