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Adjusting 1.5 SLE for Lighter Winds?


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#21 Sailor99

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 07:37 AM

don't forget the vented rev II, the SS, vented and non, a regular stack, and a progressive stack. This is my partial wish list. But a vented 1.5, B preferred is at the top of my list right now. It's March.

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 07:43 AM

I would recommend a set of Race Rods. Lighter lines and longer handles can help in the lower winds too.
The SUL version is a bit lighter with its lighter leading edge material and bridle, but it's not a huge weight difference. The sail material is the same: .6 oz ripstop Polyester. You can come pretty close with a Race Rod frame in a standard sail, though a dedicated SUL or Indoor will take less effort to fly in the the lightest winds.

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 10:52 AM

I must admit since having Race spars I haven't bothered using my sul I've only used the std with race spar
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Posted 26 March 2008 - 12:20 PM

Technique is 90% of the game, having a variety of equipment just makes it easier. ;)

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 11:43 AM

order a B-series
with the SUL leading edge sleeve, (direct from the factory)
get the standard bridle

a complete race frame,

REV's extended length handles,

50# LaserPro Gold flying line, 35 or 50 or 70 feet in length.

Practice the "float" until it's second nature, then

enjoy all those no wind days!


Paul,

Is the SUL leading edge added to the B series remove the vent screen?

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Posted 05 April 2008 - 11:49 AM

Technique is 90% of the game, having a variety of equipment just makes it easier. ;)



I watched JB and Steve De Rooy fly my std. B series with a full Race frame, 90# LPG 85ft lines at night, with no wind at all. In fact, Steave said "the air was thick, which made no wind kite flying better."

It was amazing :sign_kitelife: Now, if I can figure out how to do that out...


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Posted 05 April 2008 - 12:23 PM

I watched JB and Steve De Rooy fly my std. B series with a full Race frame, 90# LPG 85ft lines at night, with no wind at all. In fact, Steave said "the air was thick, which made no wind kite flying better."

It was amazing :sign_kitelife: Now, if I can figure out how to do that out...


Joe

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Your not the only one with that issue.




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