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Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2002 11:31 pm
i have a slingshot bar now that came with my 12M and am looking to purchase kites up and down from this size. should i get a new bar for these kites are well? will my bar for a 16M work for a 12M and 10M?
Posted: Wed Oct 09, 2002 5:31 pm
i've only flown the 10m, but
i use a 60cm bar for my 16 & 12 m kites, even the 8m.
most guys i know use only 1 bar for all of their kites.
if you buy two kites, try and get one bar for free, it's always good to have one as replacement.
Posted: Wed Oct 09, 2002 11:32 pm
as long as the kite turns bar is ok, I use 18' bar for 12.2 Black tip Cabrinha & it feels small but as long as the lines are all set up ok it is fine.
Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2002 12:52 am
I use 60cm for all my kites as well.
smaller will hurt my wrists.
Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2002 6:02 am
thanks for the tips. sounds like my slingshot bar that came with the 12will be ok for a 16.
see you on the water.
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