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Where can I find valve spareparts for old F-One Bandit?

Postby GrodanBoll » Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:29 pm

I unpacked an old F-One Volt and a Bandit 3 kite today. Unfortunately two valves on Volt kite are broken and one valve on the Bandit kite. See attached images.
Does anyone know where I can find replacement valves for these kites?
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Re: Where can I find valve spareparts for old F-One Bandit?

Postby faklord » Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:54 pm

Search “seller:slav42” on eBay.

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Re: Where can I find valve spareparts for old F-One Bandit?

Postby GrodanBoll » Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:37 pm

faklord wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:54 pm
Search “seller:slav42” on eBay.
Unfortunately I can't see that he sells any f-one valves.

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Re: Where can I find valve spareparts for old F-One Bandit?

Postby GrodanBoll » Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:19 pm

faklord wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:54 pm
Search “seller:slav42” on eBay.
Sorry, I see now that he actually sells valves. https://www.ebay.com/itm/F-one-kite-Val ... ump-valve/

The 90 degree valve should work for the bladder and the straight one for the struts, right?

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Re: Where can I find valve spareparts for old F-One Bandit?

Postby Da Yoda » Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:25 pm

Not knowing where you're located, look for replacement aftermarket valves. In the US FixMyKite has those exact replacement valves for the LE and struts.
https://fixmykite.com/proddetail.asp?pr ... gree_valve
https://fixmykite.com/proddetail.asp?pr ... ight_valve

Airtime has them too
https://www.airtimekite.com/airtime-kit ... kites.html

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Re: Where can I find valve spareparts for old F-One Bandit?

Postby kjorn » Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:51 pm

I had the same issue, even with F-One replacement valves the same things happened. Total shit show. I fixed them countless times and eventually gave up and bought North.

If I were to try again I would use North bladders or North valves, they are much higher quality.

F-One valves on old kites are just really bad :( the kites are OK, but no where near as good as the Rebel or Edge or Screamer. But then I don't wave ride, so .... *shrug*

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Re: Where can I find valve spareparts for old F-One Bandit?

Postby JaDan » Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:13 am

I’ve replaced those valves with regular slingshot
One pump valves, just need to cut a longer piece of
One pump tubing.

Works fine so far.


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