Redundant SLE Rods
Posted 08 September 2008 - 03:36 AM
Sailor uses them as high tech tomato plant frame, but anyone got any other ideas.
I was thinking of bring my model yacht into the high tech era and giving it a carbon fibre racing mast.
Posted 08 September 2008 - 04:44 AM
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Posted 08 September 2008 - 06:30 AM
It's Good to Share the Joy.
Posted 08 September 2008 - 06:41 AM
Posted 08 September 2008 - 07:27 AM
I was thinking of making mine into a banner pole(s).
Mmm The thought of CP with the rods is interesting. I wonder how they could be used. Enough of that - what about a jousting lance? Flexble, lightweight but ultra strong .
Posted 08 September 2008 - 07:41 AM
Posted 08 September 2008 - 08:13 AM
i thought you were going to use that broken RR in your new quad stick ?
... that and I used my broken race rods for my runner beans so dont have any other use for them
Posted 08 September 2008 - 09:29 AM
I have to say I'm not in any great hurry to right mine off. When it's really howling mine still come out of the bag to play, not not often granted but they still have a home in my kite bag and I would be gutted if I lost them.
I like my SLE rods; they make the kite look really neat when it axels. It will usually spin two-and-a-half times with a single pop and rotates all nice and smooth and flat around its center axis. I've also found that the kite can handle a surprisingly wide wind range with an SLE; I was flying just fine with minimal pumping and movement in a 2-4mph breeze last Wednesday.
Not saying I won't all but ditch the SLE in anything but gales when I get some race rods, since that seems to automatically happen to everyone. But I can't imagine the axels will look as purty with the floppier sticks.
Posted 08 September 2008 - 10:40 AM
Now what would you do ??
Ft. Taber Park & Brenton Point
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Posted 08 September 2008 - 11:36 AM
Posted 08 September 2008 - 11:51 AM
Don'tya just lurve autumn
That's easy join them all together and use them to knock the conker's off the tree
Posted 08 September 2008 - 11:56 AM
Posted 08 September 2008 - 12:35 PM
Posted 08 September 2008 - 02:32 PM
Posted 08 September 2008 - 02:33 PM
I'm using three end rods and two center rods and its the perfect length for a 10 foot banner. Oh, and I use a skyshark p300 as a spike into the sand.
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Posted 08 September 2008 - 11:03 PM
i know alot of people have beatin the crap out of me with them
You must live in one of the areas where they have upmarket Hoodies
Posted 09 September 2008 - 12:13 AM
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