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Re: Great tips for a longer kite life

Postby BillyGoatGruff » Sat Feb 03, 2024 9:00 pm

Chlorine is water is so low and generally evaporated off by the time it comes out a tap it would have zero effect of the ripstop, it's an old myth that.
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Re: Great tips for a longer kite life

Postby suisd12 » Sun Feb 04, 2024 4:00 am

The hot car or the room that heats up a lot will get the very dry environment that damages the valves. Uv in the tropics def the biggest kitekiller. I guess sand is not sand. Every beach will have a different effect on kites

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Re: Great tips for a longer kite life

Postby suisd12 » Sun Feb 04, 2024 4:13 am

Its not clear to me how much the canopy itself gets damaged more by uv if the kite is salty or not salty. My big kites def gets destroyed by uv in the tropics.

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Re: Great tips for a longer kite life

Postby Smeagle » Thu Feb 22, 2024 8:59 am

BillyGoatGruff wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2024 9:00 pm
Chlorine is water is so low and generally evaporated off by the time it comes out a tap it would have zero effect of the ripstop, it's an old myth that.
Just don't wash it in a swimming pool, I think that was the point, as visible in the video.
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