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Re: foil kite catcher

Postby pmaggie » Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:27 am

Good idea but 90% someone is going to put the catcher in the trash while you're kiting! :-))))

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Re: foil kite catcher

Postby Laughingman » Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:41 pm

so disappointed with this post... I thought for sure it was a parody of the kite launcher videos....

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Re: foil kite catcher

Postby TomW » Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:13 pm

My feeling is that all of this setup, time and risk is unnecessary. In lighter wind I back down the kite, in medium wind I back it down from low on tip position, in high winds I release to leash. In high winds this might mean 5 min cleaning up bridles before folding.
Granted, I have clean open launches and have Hyperlinks with minimal bridels.

Overall, I find Hyperlink much more convenient than Lei kites because I kite alone 80% of the time.

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Re: foil kite catcher

Postby André Mantovani » Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:11 pm


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Re: foil kite catcher

Postby André Mantovani » Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:18 pm


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Re: foil kite catcher

Postby André Mantovani » Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:19 pm

minute 2:28

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Re: foil kite catcher

Postby elguapo » Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:31 pm

pmaggie wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:27 am
Good idea but 90% someone is going to put the catcher in the trash while you're kiting! :-))))


well.

i think if you see something like this on the beach you SHOULD put in in the trash...

you'll keep the person that brought it from hurting themselves and/or ruining their kite.


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