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Postby www.kite-surf.com » Sat Jul 06, 2002 10:28 am

The bars of X2 kites I currently have are pretty different in terms of the chicken loop line length (the line which has the yellow end piece on it and goes to the chicken loop).

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The first I got has a long piece from the adjuster, so that you could untie the knot and make the depower length longer (length from chicken loop to the adjuster).

The two I got yesterday do NOT have a long piece at the end. The yellow end piece is directly at the adjuster and the depower length seems pretty short.

Could this be a problem or is the default depower lenght long enough? I'm used to AirBlasts depower lengths, so this could be why I think it could be too short.

What are your experiences?

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Robin

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Postby TheRob » Sat Jul 06, 2002 6:15 pm

the yellow line should be 11 to 12 inches from the knot to the end of the bar.

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Postby phree » Mon Jul 08, 2002 5:13 am


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Postby jever98 » Mon Jul 08, 2002 9:05 am

Robin,
from my experience with the X2, the depower length is long enough. It is very effective in its depower.
And for the Airblast: without the bridle, I found the depower to be too long. Either the back lines went slack, or the kite oversheeted too much.
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