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#1 Thomas S. Petersen

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Posted 07 June 2011 - 06:34 AM

Hi

I have a small question how to make that knot that make the small turbo leg on the bridle. I can figure ou how to make it so it will stay fixed,Posted Image


I hope you know what I am talking about. I have the 2 pcs. og bridle and I have to make to a whole bridle ...

Is there a toturial anywere or pictures to make that knot ??



Hope somebody can help me
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#2 Baloo

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Posted 07 June 2011 - 02:01 PM

I am sure this was covered B4, however not able to find it at the moment.

When I did mine I carefully took the old One apart and copied it.

I know that the One part loops through the other.

If you get no other advice I will take One of mine to bits and se if I can describe it.

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 01:03 AM

This may help Thomas :)




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Posted 08 June 2011 - 03:06 AM

You're trying to connect the two bridles pieces together on each side of the sail.

One piece of the bridle component has a small loop (the DOWN bridle part) and the other piece has your flying line attachment point on the end of it (the ACROSS part). Pass the small loop in between the knot legs of the other bridle component and then pull the longer, doubled overhand end knot thru the tiny loop, keeping it centered. Do this a second time. (I use three personally, but you have to really pull & push hard to get it tight). It forms a Prussik knot, if you care. The photo only shows it done one time,.... I'd recommend more passes, so the "hinge" is shorter and offers more structure Now, when you cinch these legs down tight, (towards each other) they make sort of a hinge. That hinge overcomes some of the twitchyness when compared to a kite without a bridle at all.

Everything is all done now, just hang it up by the top two flying line attachment pigtails and verify every single bridle leg is tight. If not, adjust one or two of your wraps (around the end-caps). You can always add or remove one if absolutely necessary. The tuning makes a built in angle of attack, if you only have tension on the top 2 flying lines. Too many people skip this step (tuning the bridle, to insure it's even and balanced!)
-plm

PS: The other thing you're after, is a neutral tuning in your handle set-ups. The kite should back from an inverted position, leading edge down on the ground, by pushing your thumbs towards the kite slowly, (maybe walking backwards as well, if the wind conditions are low).

#5 Thomas S. Petersen

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 09:56 AM

Hi all

Perfect. Thank you All for feedback.

Now it all make sense. thank you

@wufer >> May i use this picture on www.4liners.dk a new wiki for revs we are building

Nice that some one can help
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Posted 08 June 2011 - 10:07 AM

Small loop through the big loop, then big loop through the little loop. :)

I just did a quick video of this, I'll post a link here when it's uploaded to YouTube. ;)

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 10:18 AM

Still processing now, but should be 100% shortly. ;)

[url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUWqOD1YBf8"]http://www.youtube.c...h?v=cUWqOD1YBf8[/url]

FYI, the leading edge of the kite is closest to you (the viewer), the trailing edge of the kite is when my hands are coming from.

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 10:33 AM

Here's a picture I did up really quick. Posted it once before but hopefully this will help.

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#9 Thomas S. Petersen

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 10:37 AM

That video says it all ;)


Thank you John

@Kent
Nice ill. That also works for me. ...
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Posted 08 June 2011 - 10:48 AM

I was fairly sure you would get DUMPED on big time with info. Saved me doing it. :kid_devlish:

#11 Thomas S. Petersen

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 10:51 AM

@Baloo
Yes i know ;) that why we hope to build up this website www.4liners.dk and hope we can make a Rev. Wiki on the net ! ;)


People shall register and then fill the wiki with Info.
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#12 Kitelife

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 11:06 AM

Something like a Rev wiki will be in the works when we redo the main Rev website. ;)

You'll need to appreciate, there is some reservation toward sharing/distributing information to the "make it yourself" groups, it's a fine line to walk.

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#13 Thomas S. Petersen

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 11:22 AM

I see and I know !!


But thanks for the help !!
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Posted 08 June 2011 - 11:23 AM

You're most welcome. :)

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Posted 08 June 2011 - 12:40 PM

It's good to carry extras of both vertical and horizontal bridle pieces. Sometimes one piece can become damaged and need replacement when the other two are perfectly good.
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Posted 08 June 2011 - 09:37 PM

It's good to carry extras of both vertical and horizontal bridle pieces. Sometimes one piece can become damaged and need replacement when the other two are perfectly good.

Or lots of spare Revs :)




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