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(4 lines) Kites VS Bars compatibility chart - 2018+

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(4 lines) Kites VS Bars compatibility chart - 2018+

Postby alexeyga » Sat May 18, 2019 3:46 pm

Due to yet another surge of "can i use bar AAA with BBB kite?" topics, I've updated the chart i've made a while ago the gist of which comes down to:

-In 2019 you can safely and effectively fly any 4 lines kite on any 4 lines bar, though not all combinations are "ideal"
-All differences between bars come down to details, lots of details

NB: Some companies (cough-ozone-cough) are still too dumb-headed to make bars with removable (and hence - reversible and hence - replaceable when needed to) pigtales - so in order to use some bars with some kites - one might require adding some pigtales.

NB2: Some kites still require you to wear a set of g-strings from the same brand - otherwise these kite tend to fall out of the sky a lot - nothing to do about it...

So here we go:
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Re: (4 lines) Kites VS Bars compatibility chart - 2018+

Postby dice » Sat May 18, 2019 7:06 pm

New north? Do they have bars already?

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Re: (4 lines) Kites VS Bars compatibility chart - 2018+

Postby alexeyga » Sat May 18, 2019 11:25 pm

dice wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 7:06 pm
New north? Do they have bars already?
Watch their videos - it's a variation of the older BW bar which was used by OR, GIN and others a few years back... anyhow, that's what they are flying wiith for now, it's a standard 4 lines with a V-split and a single-front-line release. Nobody says that this is what they will be going with at the end, but you can be sure as hell that they will be keeping the "standard" configuration.

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Re: (4 lines) Kites VS Bars compatibility chart - 2018+

Postby Beardytello » Mon May 20, 2019 3:44 pm

So Duotone, says hi y, what about the click bar? You can run that as a V single line flag out, I assume that is ok.

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Re: (4 lines) Kites VS Bars compatibility chart - 2018+

Postby alexeyga » Tue May 21, 2019 12:21 am

Beardytello wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 3:44 pm
So Duotone, says hi y, what about the click bar? You can run that as a V single line flag out, I assume that is ok.
According to their specs - the position of the split is adjustable, so you can run it any way you want.
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Re: (4 lines) Kites VS Bars compatibility chart - 2018+

Postby Kees » Tue May 21, 2019 12:46 am

I use my click bar on all my kites, works great, can adjust the split and use different pigtails on my Best kites, love it.
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Re: (4 lines) Kites VS Bars compatibility chart - 2018+

Postby toddsphresh » Tue May 21, 2019 6:23 pm

idunno no v is too low and low v is way too high on some of my older kites


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