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#1 wufer

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 01:31 AM

A month ago i bought a 1.5 bridle.
The l/e bridle was red.
The down parts were black



I got another one by post today and its all light gray. :confused!:
Any ideas??.


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Posted 15 August 2007 - 02:04 AM

A month ago i bought a 1.5 bridle.
The l/e bridle was red.
The down parts were black

I got another one by post today and its all light gray. :confused!:
Any ideas??.
Regards.
Derek.



They run out of red :lol:
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Posted 15 August 2007 - 02:45 AM

My latest came with gray/off-white, but it doesn't matter in the least.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 03:32 AM

I believe that they are tending to use bridles of 100% black or similar colour so that the bridle does not spoil the look of the kite applique work. This is why all b-series kites are shipped with 100% black briddles. Somebody correct me if Im wrong.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 03:52 AM

The B-Series I've seen had blue bridles!
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Posted 15 August 2007 - 03:56 AM

I believe that they are tending to use bridles of 100% black or similar colour so that the bridle does not spoil the look of the kite applique work. This is why all b-series kites are shipped with 100% black briddles. Somebody correct me if Im wrong.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 07:44 AM

I have a Red Vented B-series that came with a blue bridal, it doesn't seem to mess with the look at all. My 1.5 has a Red on to a black on bottom bridal. I kind of like it because all of my top lines are red, and my bottom lines are black, so it sort of keeps things all nice and simple for me.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 07:44 AM

It is my understanding that the black bridle line has become harder to get, or might not be available anymore.

Grey (off-white) is the standard now, although they may use old stock of black on Masterpieces.

Best I can figure.

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 12:30 AM

When me and a pal recieved our B Series.Dave opened his first and was Bullish about the Blue Bridle on a Blue Kite.We both thought it was well cool.I opened my Gold ones and found a Black bridle.
Althoug t :P they look BETTER THAN DAVES, my Gold ones that is :P.I do think coulor coded bridles would be even cooler.
Ive since recieved some Diffrent coulored Bridle line with the intention of makeing a spare coulor coded one for both my Bzzs .I did find it quite harder than normal to locate the line.

A good job i didnt win the Raffle for the B Series then.Multi coulored Bridles dont fit in the ,,less is more theme ;)

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 01:35 AM

I recently picked up 2 kites the first was a red white & blue vented that came with red and black bridle, that had to be sent back for repair, so Ben just sent me a new one now that one came with the grayish bridle, which to me looks cool because I cant even see it against the primary white of the kite.

The second was a red and black standard bought just a week later that came with a red and black bridle.

Not sure if its the color but the gray/white bridles look heavier duty which is good in my book or it could be the color causing an optical illusion.

Only thing I have noticed different in both of the newer bridles is that when setting up to my default handle adjustments, the newer ones seem to need more brake then previous models :confused!: not sure why thats all I've noticed different aside from color.
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Posted 16 August 2007 - 02:49 AM

Take three or four goes to get the correct Brake for me on all my Revs.Ive found by just useing the B Series Handles its much more familiar though.

Dont have the Grey Bridles on any,but i agree with the thicker is better,but not if weight is an issue :)

I have a cool & Hot Lee Sedgewick.The Bridles on those are way thicker than a 1.5,its very chunky,but very effective .Ii only fly them in lower winds.The bridle weight doesnt seem to be an issue.

The weird thing is.The Hot Flys nicer than my Cool one,or is it just my prefrence.Probably ME :g:

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 07:43 AM

The B-Series I've seen had blue bridles!


Yeap, my 2 BS have blue bridles. They're bit thinner than before and I noticed some cracks on the outside layer already !!!! I wonder about its durability???

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 12:54 PM

my newest rev kite came wit a blue top bridle and a grey down bridle
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Posted 16 August 2007 - 01:50 PM

my newest rev kite came wit a blue top bridle and a grey down bridle


OK that must look good on the RW&B sweet.
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Posted 17 August 2007 - 02:01 AM

Can anyone tell me,
Does a Masterpiece come with a special grade of bridle or is it just a std coulor and type.

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Posted 17 August 2007 - 04:56 AM

Yeap, my 2 BS have blue bridles. They're bit thinner than before and I noticed some cracks on the outside layer already !!!! I wonder about its durability???

Cheers
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I have noticed the same, on my 1.5 BS, I hope that this will not become an issue
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Posted 17 August 2007 - 07:29 AM

If you have any problems with the bridles giving out, just let Ben or Lolly know... It's not something they'd let continue. ;)

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Posted 17 August 2007 - 08:25 AM

OK that must look good on the RW&B sweet.


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Posted 17 August 2007 - 03:02 PM

Yeap, my 2 BS have blue bridles. They're bit thinner than before and I noticed some cracks on the outside layer already !!!! I wonder about its durability???

Cheers
Mario



I too have a couple of cracks in the outside sleeve of the bridle line. Not sure if it is an issue though since this is my first Rev.
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Posted 17 August 2007 - 03:48 PM

thats no big deal the white spectra will hold up for a while
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