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Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby tomtom » Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:25 pm

I observed on my peaks that fifth line bridal transverse line start to deform wing tips. It looks like bulge on tip cell on bridal attachment point. Without bridal tips look much cleaner. I test kite and did not find any downsides. Could i remove these on all my Peaks?

Is there some structural purpose on this line like hold kite in predefined C shape like on some old Leis?

This is probably question for Armin.

Many thanks.

Ps. Obviously i dont want use bsafe line 😀

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Re: Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby slowboat » Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:46 pm

Following with interest

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Re: Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby winduser » Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:57 am

Just reverse the tutorial. You must used a front line safety.


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Re: Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby tomtom » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:10 pm

Of course. Im talking about removing whole transverse line which is inside kite and serve to connect 5th line.

This line start to deform tip cells while flying. Can i remove it? So far my observation is that nothing bad happen without this line. /not 5th line but transerve line inside kite/

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Re: Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby tomtom » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:11 pm

Anybody from FS? This is not complaining Peak4 is bless 😀

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Re: Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby winduser » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:48 pm

Which line are you talking ?
Sans titre.jpg

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Re: Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby foilholio » Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:56 pm

Of course you can remove it. You just won't have a safety line. Front line safety should work, though some of the A bridles look quite far back so I am not 100% sure how well it will, test it in light winds first.

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Re: Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby tomtom » Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:06 pm

Red one b safe. To foilhoilio. It is under quite tension inflight so it do something. I speculate if it is like on old lei cabrinha contra where it serve to stabilize arc. But maybe it just whole kite is little stretched and this line is too short for this new shape. Do not know. It looks ok disconected.

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Re: Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby tomtom » Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:07 pm

Btw winduser, where did you get this line plane?

Thanks!

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Re: Peak 4 fifth line bridal removal

Postby norcom » Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:21 pm

tomtom wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:07 pm
Btw winduser, where did you get this line plane?

Thanks!
Flysurfer line plans are available here https://flysurfer.com/downloads/downloa ... /?dlpage=3

I wouldn't remove that line. In comparison my Peak3 12m doesn't have as good a shape as my Peak4 11m; or that line. The extra shape/tension in the 11m is the first thing I noticed.
Also love my 5m Peak4! SICK KITE!


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