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#1 John F

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 02:11 PM

I will be getting an Indoor Rev soon. I have been flying a REV 2 indoors on about 12 foot lines.

Typically fly on a basketball court. Also fly at WSIKF which is a grade school size court.

Would also mess around outside in the calm.

So what length lines should I setup?

I was thinking 15, 10 and something short. What is a practical short line length. With a big kite I want to be able axle.

I would appreciate any advice.

John

Edited by John F, 09 December 2009 - 02:12 PM.


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Posted 09 December 2009 - 03:44 PM

I fly 15' almost exclusively on my Indoor Rev, unless the venue requires something shorter... So I also have 12' and 10'. :)

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 04:55 PM

I will be getting an Indoor Rev soon. I have been flying a REV 2 indoors on about 12 foot lines.

Typically fly on a basketball court. Also fly at WSIKF which is a grade school size court.

Would also mess around outside in the calm.

So what length lines should I setup?

I was thinking 15, 10 and something short. What is a practical short line length. With a big kite I want to be able axle.

I would appreciate any advice.

John


Lately, I have really been fond of my 20' set. They give loads of room, but if you don't have the space for something like that, I use 8' or 5', depending on what I want to do with it. If I'm doing lots of interaction with the kite (whip-lash, sweep, lots of tosses and catches) the 5' lines make all that much easier, you can literally reach out and grab the kite if you want to.

I would say just to try different things, and see what you like best.

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#4 REVflyer

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Posted 11 December 2009 - 07:40 AM

twelve feet works best for me,.. I'm tall and prefer flying with a bridle (which adds some more length)

#5 Scott_of_melnsct

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Posted 11 December 2009 - 11:18 AM

I briefly flew with 5 and 8 foot sets. Some of Watty's moves demand these short lines, but I much prefer my 12s, even though I can't guilatine with them. I have 10's for flying on the stage where I teach.
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