Al_Kiter wrote:to each his own, i suppose.
Plus i very much doubt any of these packing/unpacking methods would work when it's blowing 35knots+ on the beach like it often does here in Guincho.
SupaEZ wrote:Same system works for me for the past 13 years
Right now 6 tube kites......19/17/12/10/8/6......zero removal of lines EVER
My motto: If you can "afford to kite" you can afford complete set ups
But that's just me........maybe ..................................
frankm1960 wrote:Supaez,, regarding your method of launch with lines permanently attached... won't the wind cause the LE edge to bend or kink in places as you're inflating and running out your lines? The kite will want to keep it's shape in spite of the wind trying to flatten it out kinda thing... ie with the up wind wing tip being pinned down with sand the down wind wing tip will be left to flop around in the wind.
Also .. because of the way the kite is situated relative to the wind won't you need a quite a bit of sand in higher winds, more so than with the traditional weighted wing tip launch technique?
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