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Re: Anyone else using just one bar?

Postby romkite » Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:37 pm

Toby wrote:1 bar
1 kite
1 board

Progress guaranteed!

:naughty:


probably true but you forgot "1 spot with 20 kts everyday all year long", that would help as well ;-)

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Re: Anyone else using just one bar?

Postby Toby » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:17 pm

Yes, true :thumb:

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Re: Anyone else using just one bar?

Postby scklandl » Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:25 pm

5 kites 1 bar to rule them all
45/35 cm custom. Don't need to change lengths though for 11-5m

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Re: Anyone else using just one bar?

Postby whabbits » Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:49 pm

I've found that having multiple bars is a nice luxury to have.
- makes reselling the kites very easy
- makes less wear and tear on your lines
- some locals will keep one bar near new to be used in the storm conditions so that the lines are near new when it's gusty and blowing 40+knots.
- if you have an incident and your lines are messed up, you can swap out bars and clean up the mess later

- I would have to say that there's too many of us out there that do little or no bar maintenance. I have seen some trim lines, kite lines, swivels, etc... that are all accidents waiting to happen.

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Re: Anyone else using just one bar?

Postby Starsky » Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:17 pm

whabbits wrote:I've found that having multiple bars is a nice luxury to have.
- makes reselling the kites very easy
- makes less wear and tear on your lines
- some locals will keep one bar near new to be used in the storm conditions so that the lines are near new when it's gusty and blowing 40+knots.
- if you have an incident and your lines are messed up, you can swap out bars and clean up the mess later

- I would have to say that there's too many of us out there that do little or no bar maintenance. I have seen some trim lines, kite lines, swivels, etc... that are all accidents waiting to happen.


Yup


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