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Wainman smoke setup question

Postby coleman » Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:14 am

I have a 1st gen wainman smoke. The front line bridle attachment is labeled "fast slow". Newer models are labeled "upwind downwind".

Anybody know Which is the upwind setting for my 2009 version

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Re: Wainman smoke setup question

Postby L0KI » Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:24 am

Upwind setting is more toward the center strut.
And move the steering lines to fast.... it jumps better with both things done that way.

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Re: Wainman smoke setup question

Postby kungfupete » Tue Nov 27, 2012 3:44 am

Slow setting is upwind. Fast setting is downwind. On Gen 1 Wainman kites. I've always rode my Wainman's on slow / upwind setting on front lines & slowest setting on steering lines (even on current 2012 model). That's the best set up for wakestyle- handle pass tricks. For surf riding its the total opposite, and free riding is what ever you like (some where in the middle settings). Hope this helps and have fun


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