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Re: Kestrel Pansh in ultra light fabric

Postby Regis-de-giens » Wed Jan 03, 2024 9:07 am

Very interesting ! I also find that the purge holes are too narrow, and again only 1 cm on the 21 m ... but I was affraid to loos internal pressure if enlarging them ; so could you confirm my understanding that by enlarging the hole, kite behaves better when you pull on front lines to boost its flight in light wind ? you mean when water inside or even when completely dry (no water inside) ?

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Re: Kestrel Pansh in ultra light fabric

Postby flying grandpa » Wed Jan 03, 2024 6:13 pm

Yes Regis, exactly. If you are unable to relounch in light wind, allow your kite to loose some air through bigger holes.
After few min fabric become loose and LE will jump up after your front line sharp pull.
I usually erperience less water inside and it will drain up to 9 times faster.
I made the same with my favorite Kestrel 12 wich I use a lot. Didn’t notice any negative aspects of this change. Kites are still stable in dirty winds.
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Re: Kestrel Pansh in ultra light fabric

Postby dayede » Thu Jan 04, 2024 3:49 pm

FunOnTheWater wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2023 10:43 am
Which "Chinese" cloth is used by Pansh ? Is it Icarex polyester with PU coat ? or with silicone ?
it's silicone

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