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Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

Postby knotwindy » Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:55 pm

Does Airtime or Dr Tuba still sell bladders? Anyone know?

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Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

Postby GregK » Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:46 am

knotwindy wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:55 pm
Airtime still sell bladders?
Airtime's website is taking internet orders - https://www.airtimekite.com/
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Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

Postby nixmatters » Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:43 am

knotwindy wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:55 pm
Does Airtime or Dr Tuba still sell bladders? Anyone know?
Ask Gigi (Dr Tuba)
Gigi;) wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:20 am
Kite repair kit:
https://drtuba.eu/products/kite-repair-kit

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Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

Postby Gigi;) » Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:05 am

knotwindy wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:55 pm
Does Airtime or Dr Tuba still sell bladders? Anyone know?
Hello,

we're working normally ;)

https://drtuba.eu/

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Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

Postby DariKite » Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:13 pm

Is there any way to separate or "unglue" bladder material that has been exposed to intense heat? I have a bladder with this problem and I tried to separate it with hair dryer heat and it worked, but not in all spots. I think maybe I could do a tiny cut on the bladder and apply a chemical on the inside of the bladder to separate the bonded material. Maybe alcohol would work?
I know I should buy a new bladder but it's an old kite and I can't receive packages where I am.
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Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

Postby Gigi;) » Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:13 am

You could try with talcum powder or if not available baby powder... altho never tried this.
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Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:13 pm
Is there any way to separate or "unglue" bladder material that has been exposed to intense heat? I have a bladder with this problem and I tried to separate it with hair dryer heat and it worked, but not in all spots. I think maybe I could do a tiny cut on the bladder and apply a chemical on the inside of the bladder to separate the bonded material. Maybe alcohol would work?
I know I should buy a new bladder but it's an old kite and I can't receive packages where I am.


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