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Put in a bigger bladder, what happens?

Postby stressedout » Fri Oct 24, 2008 5:18 pm

I have a problem, I broke a zipper and then the bladder inside the strut. My local dealer was out of bladder in the size I needed. I ordered a bladder from a bladdercompany using the sizechart of the bladders. The one I got is longer and wider than the original. It is an onepump bladder and the distance fron the "LE-connection"/End of the bladder to the inflate valve is longer than the original, about 4 cm. Can I use a bigger bladder or will there be a problem?????? I guess it´s not a good idea.....

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Re: Put in a bigger bladder, what happens?

Postby afflatus » Fri Oct 24, 2008 5:48 pm

should be ok as long as the value stem is not pulled in when you inflate it...

That's the big issue, other than that, its the casing that makes the shape not the bladder...

Try it...see what happens
fo

It's a strut so--test it solo no need to integrate it and all that...
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Re: Put in a bigger bladder, what happens?

Postby stressedout » Fri Oct 24, 2008 5:51 pm

afflatus wrote: value stem
What is that, inflate valve?
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Re: Put in a bigger bladder, what happens?

Postby afflatus » Fri Oct 24, 2008 5:52 pm

the nipply thing...

the thing with the plug...where you stick in the Jonson...

you know what a Jonson is?

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Re: Put in a bigger bladder, what happens?

Postby Toby » Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:21 pm

see this and see what they do with the part that is too long at the end of the bladder:

http://www.kiteforum.tv/video/New_Bladder_Material.html

The thickness does not matter, it blows up as much as the strut is big.

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Re: Put in a bigger bladder, what happens?

Postby BBQFish » Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:28 pm

A bigger bladder means you can drink more beer.... :lol:

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Re: Put in a bigger bladder, what happens?

Postby afflatus » Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:33 pm

A bigger bladder means you can drink more beer.... :lol:

not necessarily, but it does increase one's ability to spell longer phrases in the sand with one's Jonson though.

Always punctuate, it's so important...

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Re: Put in a bigger bladder, what happens?

Postby RickyBobby » Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:14 am

At that point, I usually prefer calligraphy.

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Re: Put in a bigger bladder, what happens?

Postby Windrider » Sat Oct 25, 2008 1:33 am

afflatus wrote:the nipply thing...

the thing with the plug...where you stick in the Jonson...

you know what a Jonson is?
You stick the Jonson in the bladder's nipple???? You're one sick puppy....


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