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Custom Kite line lengths?

Postby Whattheflock » Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:55 pm

Hi everyone,

I want to experiment with custom line lengths. Want to make a 10m to 15m lineset for my bar just to play with. My 10m kite and hydrofoil. Where do you buy kite line?
I looked up some tutorials in splicing.. haven't done it before but I think I can handle it..

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Re: Custom Kite line lengths?

Postby atomic-chomik » Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:12 am

Buy a roll of qline. Problem solved and it is also way better than standard kite line.

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Re: Custom Kite line lengths?

Postby Bille » Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:59 am

After watching the video that's gonna be posted about Q-power ; i
changed my mind about making knots with that stuff !! :lol:

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Re: Custom Kite line lengths?

Postby happytrees » Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:34 am

Hello KIteforum. I'm new here:)

Found this link/video on q-line test. I'm not affiliated with anyone

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Re: Custom Kite line lengths?

Postby Jfactor » Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:28 pm

happytrees wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:34 am
Hello KIteforum. I'm new here:)

Found this link/video on q-line test. I'm not affiliated with anyone
Awesome videos! He has on other one on Liros dyneema, not sure which grade of dyneema though. The entire series could be used as a marketing video for spliced dyneema! I was very unimpressed with the q-line. Not sure why he didn’t run tests with splices either, I’m sure it would have higher breaking strength than stitched.

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Re: Custom Kite line lengths?

Postby Herman » Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:26 am

Nice video but I would like to have seen a comparison in strength loss between a fig 8 and the simple overhand knot that, to me, he appeared to be using. Not really practical to splice proline as it is not hollow.


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