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phree
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Postby phree » Thu Oct 03, 2002 1:05 pm

Anybody had to change out the X2 leading edge bladder yet? I've done plenty AR5 and ARX kind but not the X2. Anybody have pointers or whatever for this project?

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Postby Guest » Thu Oct 03, 2002 4:52 pm

Check the instructions in the manual.
Remember to tie the rope at the end of the bladder before you remove it. It will save you time.

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Postby Guest » Fri Oct 04, 2002 5:25 pm

It's not much different except for the bend in the wing tip requires a little attention. If you haven't noticed there is a small velcro opening in the corners that is just big enough to poke a finger in.

Stop pulling the string once the string was at the corner, open the velcro in the bend, use a finger to move the bladder past the corner, then pull the string the rest of the way.

The first time I tried I pulled the string off the bladder at the corner and I was pissed! I didn't know there was an opening in the corner, so when I discovered it I was quite relieved but it's quite small and a bitch to deal with. Luckily I was able to get at the bladder and reattach the string through the velcro in the corner.

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Postby chicagokitesurfer » Fri Oct 04, 2002 9:52 pm

Go to "Does you Inflato Fly to One Side" and check the text for bladder removal and replacement:

http://www.chicagokitesurfing.com/tipsandtricks.html

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