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Recommended pumping level to EH Rippehr (Cabarete)

Postby juaorpo » Thu May 05, 2011 1:28 am

Does anybody know what level of PSI should the EH rippehr be inflated (2007)? Mine is 12m size.

I bougth one second hand kite and can not reach the seller. I am pumping it know by hand feeling (pressing with my hand and feeling it strong enough)... what ends up with:
5 psi the struts
4-4.5 psi the leading edge

I really want to stop guessing so if anybody knows the answer is really appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Recommended pumping level to EH Rippehr (Cabarete)

Postby brokenarrow » Thu May 05, 2011 4:40 am

LE = 7PSI
Struts = between 9-10

Not sure what type of gauge you are using but it is probably wrong or you are under-inflating your kite like a mo fo.

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Re: Recommended pumping level to EH Rippehr (Cabarete)

Postby juaorpo » Thu May 05, 2011 7:19 am

I am using 2011 north pump....

Interesting.... it really feels strong enough.

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Re: Recommended pumping level to EH Rippehr (Cabarete)

Postby Windrider » Thu May 05, 2011 5:33 pm

I pump it until it pings. Not a dull thunk, but something with a little more ring to it. I imagine that "drum skin tight" would be too much. Never used a gauge.

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Re: Recommended pumping level to EH Rippehr (Cabarete)

Postby kiteingcolin1 » Thu May 05, 2011 8:01 pm

I had the same kite, just pump it up really hard, my wife could not push the pump hard enough, it really
is important its as hard as possible, the pump will break before the kite, and unless your Arnie your arms give in at the right moment, flippin hard. or wobble wobble bend :{


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