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Re: ozone Hyperlink V2 wishes

Postby pstkk » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:55 am

The Little Cloud Pelican has convertible open/closed cells with velcro instead of zippers. I imagine this might save some weight.

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Re: ozone Hyperlink V2 wishes

Postby mgs » Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:31 pm

pstkk wrote: The Little Cloud Pelican has convertible open/closed cells with velcro instead of zippers. I imagine this might save some weight.
https://vimeo.com/219319486
Interesting!
The manufacturer doesn’t assemble the panels with glued seems,States that the kite is “not” 100% waterproof and doesn’t use nylon rods on the leading edge.
http://littlecloud.fr/product-range/pelican/

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Re: ozone Hyperlink V2 wishes

Postby Frank Rosin » Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:10 pm

gmb13 wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:13 pm
I hope the V2 will not change too much. I love the way the HyperlinkV1 works.
I second that.
Not even really looking forward for it to come. Whenever it does I will be nervously excited about getting to test it ASAP though. Know that already.

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Re: ozone Hyperlink V2 wishes

Postby jakemoore » Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:45 am

TomW wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:23 pm
- velcro dump sock
- closed cell only- no zippers on vents
My favorite system was the convertible Flysurfers where there was a leading edge zipper that converted it to open cell. Top skin zip makes me nervous although the Ozone zips have been worked well for me. Ozone could simply ditch the top zip and make the valve conversion more accessible.
Frank Rosin wrote:
gmb13 wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:13 pm
I hope the V2 will not change too much. I love the way the HyperlinkV1 works.
I second that.
Not even really looking forward for it to come. Whenever it does I will be nervously excited about getting to test it ASAP though. Know that already.

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Frank
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Yes, its pretty close to optimal as it is.

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Re: ozone Hyperlink V2 wishes

Postby mgs » Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:28 pm

The HL performs very well having had many great sessions with it this year.
The feature to configure the kite to either open or closed cell depending on your needs/terrain is a clever idea, although I don’t use it.
I have made a couple of tiny modifications and is very much a personal preference, added a second Velcro holder to secure the pigtails separately and a zip pull to make it easier to unzip when the zip slider is the pocket.
BTW,the Zips on all my Ozone kites all work perfectly well due to regular preventative maintenance.
HL Velcro.JPG
HL Zip.JPG

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Re: ozone Hyperlink V2 wishes

Postby sonny2727 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:31 pm

mgs wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:28 pm

BTW,the Zips on all my Ozone kites all work perfectly well due to regular preventative maintenance.
HL Velcro.JPGHL Zip.JPG
what type of regular preventative maintenance you do? I'm curious as I have foils with zips and waiting for the day when it get stuck....

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Re: ozone Hyperlink V2 wishes

Postby mgs » Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:37 pm

@sony2727
Operate the zip with care and ensure the zip is free of sand before hand,stop if you feel an obstruction.(Don't force it for example)
At home after a session I clean the zip slider and teeth with a small brush to remove any surplus sand then apply silicon lubricant on a cloth wiping the zip pull and teeth.
(You will notice the difference in operation as its’very smooth)
I recently noticed that the black coating on the zips on my Chrono’s had worn off in places due the zip pull tab flapping around as well as general use/wear. I use humbrol enamel black gloss paint and touch up the zip pull with a small artist paint brush.Allow 24 hours to dry and now looks good as new.
(The zip pocket on the hyperlink will prevent the zip pull tab from flapping around, thus reducing the risk of the black coating from wearing away.)
I also clean the pulleys with water to wash out the sand, then squirt silicon lubricant into the pulley and dry off the surplus.

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Re: ozone Hyperlink V2 wishes

Postby Luchini » Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:18 pm

Are there any info when they release the HL V2?


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