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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby darippah » Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:39 am

Supaez- it got to the point where i feel bad for ppl that "ON / OFF ON / OFF" every time . So much so to the point i went out and bought enough bars to match my kites (2 additional). this saves 5-10 minutes overall each session. Pretty substantial when u only get to kite for an hour or 2 at a time ...

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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby SupaEZ » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:21 am

14ToeSide wrote:Is there any other way?


Knot 4 us that's for sure :happybirthday: :happybirthday: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer:

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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby SupaEZ » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:36 am

darippah wrote:Supaez- it got to the point where i feel bad for ppl that "ON / OFF ON / OFF" every time . So much so to the point i went out and bought enough bars to match my kites (2 additional). this saves 5-10 minutes overall each session. Pretty substantial when u only get to kite for an hour or 2 at a time ...


:thumb:....... 5-10 minutes x average 15 sessions a month x 12 months x 14 years equals =
.......................................12600-25200 minutes = 210-420 hours = 8.75-17.5 days !!.............................

That's a lot of sessions missed and time wasted doing that on/off/on /off thing IMO :wink:

Additional bar/lines are great Birthday and Christmas gift ideas...
....buy some for your wife / girlfriend if she kites...and share the gift...
....and if she doesn't kite ......let her buy it for you !!

:happybirthday: :cheers:
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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby 14ToeSide » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:48 am

+ Extra Bars for Darippah!!! Plus think of all the Extra time that you can spend on KF with those extra hours you gained!!! Or, now that someone has Extra hours they can work Extra hours to buy more Bars !!!! :kiff: :kiff: :kiff: :kiff: :housewife: :housewife: :housewife: :housewife:

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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby Kamikuza » Tue Oct 22, 2013 5:37 am

SupaEZ wrote:That's a lot of kiting hours wasted doing that on/off/on /off thing IMO :bravo:

Must be nice to live somewhere where the wind is always blowing... but it must suck that the only time you can spend at the beach is riding time. :naughty:

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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby flyingweasel » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:02 pm

SupaEZ wrote:
darippah wrote:Supaez- it got to the point where i feel bad for ppl that "ON / OFF ON / OFF" every time . So much so to the point i went out and bought enough bars to match my kites (2 additional). this saves 5-10 minutes overall each session. Pretty substantial when u only get to kite for an hour or 2 at a time ...


:thumb:....... 5-10 minutes x average 15 sessions a month x 12 months x 14 years equals =
.......................................12600-25200 minutes = 210-420 hours = 8.75-17.5 days !!.............................

That's a lot of sessions missed and time wasted doing that on/off/on /off thing IMO :wink:

Additional bar/lines are great Birthday and Christmas gift ideas...
....buy some for your wife / girlfriend if she kites...and share the gift...
....and if she doesn't kite ......let her buy it for you !!

:happybirthday: :cheers:


Which you then spend on kf kissing your own arse...

Lol!

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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby 14ToeSide » Wed Oct 23, 2013 3:02 am

Lookee here! Now the Bullwash is Flyin around!!

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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby lordaeron » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:42 am

There is nice article from Omsk (middle Syberia) about folding, unfolding and drying with bar attached for foil and LEI. Unfortunately it is in Russian, but pictures and google translator will help.
http://omskiteboarding.ru/news/podgotovka_k_zapusku_ukladka_i_sushka_kajta_v_zimnee_vremja/2011-12-06-169

I personaly deattach lines during summer due to easie handling and packing while traveling. And some time keep line attached at winter when temperature are stable below zero and no need to dry my kites (I store them at not heated garage).
Also it is much less borring to walk 2 times with lines on grass or sand instead of deep snow or ice. :)

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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby SupaEZ » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:19 pm

With the time change just around the corner many of you will wish you kept your lines on..always
I just don't buy the excuse that it is because of the additional cost
I think it is because you haven't taken the time to learn how to master that technique

Myself coming from a Foil background on which lines are always kept on...
...i have applied the same principle to all my tube kites

Your session on Sunday Nov 3rd will be reduced by one hour
And on Monday after you get off work saving those 5-10 minutes rigging becomes real important

To each his own i guess......................but the darkness is on it's way
Make every minutes count :thumb:

:cheers:

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Re: Leaving lines attached when packing away

Postby Westozzy » Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:09 pm

I take it then you don't wash your lines after a kite then??


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