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Re: does anyone else suffer with regular kitemares??

Postby Laughingman » Wed Jul 17, 2013 11:18 pm

plummet wrote:Just sounds like old kites to me.

I expect my kites to last 1 year high use. 2 years medium use. 3 years light use. Anything more than that is a bonus.
So do you scrap them after that since they are worn out?

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Re: does anyone else suffer with regular kitemares??

Postby plummet » Thu Jul 18, 2013 7:02 am

I flick mine on at 75% wear. That way I get some residual value. Plus I'm not riding kites that can potentially fail at the wrong time.

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Re: does anyone else suffer with regular kitemares??

Postby Toby » Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:28 am

hey, it was a good day, since you didn't get hurt.
That is bad luck, the rest just stuff that happens.
Don't worry, you gonna have fantastic days ahead of you! :thumb:

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