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What is your favorite way to pump up the kite?

1 regular sized kite pump. Good warm up and exercises the back muscle which is your strongest muscle. Either I haven't tried the wmfg or I tried it and found out it only works your arms, not your back. I might also be short.
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49%
2 wmfg or other tall pump. I have seen the light wmfg tall pump is the best. I might also be very tall. Or maybe I have back problems. I preach the religion of wmfg to everyone I see
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41%
3 electric pump. I like gadgets. I still have to pump to finish it off so I'm not saving any time but the sound of that electric motor gives me a tingle. I might also have a waterproof android watch.
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10%
 
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Re: What is your favorite way to pump up the kite?

Postby PullStrings » Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:09 pm

Peter_Frank wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:40 pm
I use a taller pump now

Excellent for fewer strokes initially, but somehow one have to really remember to think to pull all the way up, it is IMO not a very natural position to stand with your hands out in front of you, so you can not pump as hard from up there
Also i use a tall 2.9 liter pump..and i voted !!
My trick for easy pull & push all the way...if you are on a sandy beach...is to carve yourself a nice 4 to 5 inches deep channel using your heel
Place the base of pump in there...cover the pump's feet with sand... making it level with beach
I do pump big kite sizes...takes around a minute and a quarter....actually enjoy it
When the whole structure has enough air in it so that the wingtips rise all the way up...i turn the dial ...and finish the rest of the pumping to 8 PSI in down stroke mode only

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Re: What is your favorite way to pump up the kite?

Postby Toby » Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:20 pm

Laughingman wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:51 pm
why would you need to still use a regular pump after using an electric pump? My electric pump has no problem to properly inflate my kites
Again, it's not a pressure pump!
Can't fly my kite with 3 PSI.

Why not pressure pump? Weight.

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Re: What is your favorite way to pump up the kite?

Postby PullStrings » Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:33 pm

We need PMU's vote !!
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Re: What is your favorite way to pump up the kite?

Postby socommk23 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:28 am

No pump. Use foil kite. ;)

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Re: What is your favorite way to pump up the kite?

Postby Laughingman » Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:08 am

Toby wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:20 pm
Laughingman wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:51 pm
why would you need to still use a regular pump after using an electric pump? My electric pump has no problem to properly inflate my kites
Again, it's not a pressure pump!
Can't fly my kite with 3 PSI.

Why not pressure pump? Weight.
My 2 stage kite pump with my 10 ah battery(Lipo) weights less then 5 lbs. I can pump my whole quiver with one charge and probably a few more if I had to.
I think there should be an option in the pole as I cannot answer it.

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Re: What is your favorite way to pump up the kite?

Postby Toby » Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:06 am

do yu have a link to it?


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