Jantrit wrote:I am looking for a set of line extensions for use with a North quad bar and 17m cloud. I found a site selling Q-power extensions (http://www.awindofchange.com/product/qpower-ext.html) and was thinking of getting the 20 foot and the 10 foot sets for various wind etc.
My questions are:
1. How do you connect the extension? Just a pull it through like a figure 8 sort of thing?
2. Will the knot in the line at the extension grab the other lines and foul the safety system? I don't want to try to flag the kite and then find that the lines are bound up.
3. Would I be better off just buying bulk and making my own sleeved lines?
Thanks in advance for letting me tap into the group knowledge.
Westozzy wrote:Hey Ceasar how much of a difference do these lines make. So tempted to get a set for my ozone bars?
So you don't have to sleeve them at the kite end? Also do they come with loops in them do they?
I sent a question to a business who sell them and they never got back to me.
Dr Makani wrote:Actually I had Q lines as flying lines while my back lines were still traditional for a couple of weeks. The differences have been an instant pull for air time while the back lines still were a bit sponge'ier in response.
I am not a fan of 'mixed' line types either. I just did it as an interim solution until my next supply roll arrived. However I do like Q lines.
Very easy and convenient when it comes to tailoring;
Instant response for bigger kites;
High visibility in the water (yellow).
A bit stiffer to setup when using older lines
yellow is fading just after one season
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