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Big Wally
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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby Big Wally » Thu Jul 28, 2016 1:14 am

Can you send a pic or drawing as to how you attach the pulley you mentioned and a video if possible of how it lands?

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Wally

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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby foilholio » Thu Jul 28, 2016 1:44 am

I think he just sticks it on a steering line as he said, i.e. disconnect the rear line and run it through the wheel section and reconnect. With the kite low or landed as he says , I guess he hooks the pulley to something and walks against it flagging the kite. Weird and interesting a video is a must :-)!! LOL Not something I really consider necessary but a video could change my mind :-)

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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby Nem0 » Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:35 am

I try to make a video in the next 3 week...
To fix the pulley or the bar I use this
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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby foilholio » Thu Jul 28, 2016 8:04 am

Cheers I look forward to it! Always great to learn something new!

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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby Regis-de-giens » Thu Jul 28, 2016 8:43 am

This metallic one (for dogs) could be agressive for people or for the kite;

if the ground is soft enough like sand, I prefer using this plastic one , lighter and cheaper , approx 4 Euros:
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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby Big Wally » Thu Jul 28, 2016 1:23 pm

I'm not able to picture how the pulley you put on a steering line hooks onto this stake and how that works. Diagrahm?

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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby Nem0 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:30 pm

Regis-de-giens wrote:This metallic one (for dogs) could be agressive for people or for the kite;

if the ground is soft enough like sand, I prefer using this plastic one , lighter and cheaper , approx 4 Euros:
Image
What do you mean with agressive?!?

I don't trust this plastic things!!!

How much weight you can put on them!? 5kg!?

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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby Nem0 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:38 pm

Big Wally wrote:Can you send a pic or drawing as to how you attach the pulley you mentioned and a video if possible of how it lands?

Thanks

Wally
Here are the pics...
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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby foilholio » Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:11 am

interesting thanks

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Re: Self Landing Speed 5's

Postby Big Wally » Sun Sep 18, 2016 5:34 pm

Ok. Tried again yesterday self landing with the Landing strap. Kite was perfectly still on ground downwind. Kept landing strap pulled in way back. Unhooked chicken loop so I could secure landing strap. Cotton pickin Sonic comes off the ground about 10 feet in the air. Tried pulling the safety line through the bar as was suggested here however when I got the safety line to have tension on it the kite comes off the ground again. Of course when I got to kite had some untangling to do.

What did I do correct and where did I Whiff??

Thanks

Big Wally


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