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LE Tension

Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:37 pm

Just got my new DS! Can anyone advise me on best practice with regards to the LE line tension when packing away your kite? Do I leave the tip nock on keeping the line tense or disconnect from the nock each time? Not sure if it will cause it to stretch over time if I leave it tense?
 
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Re: LE Tension

Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:36 am

Unless its going to be unflown for a *long* time, just leave it tensioned. Thats what most everybody I know does anyways.

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Re: LE Tension

Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:43 am

Cheers fworley


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Re: LE Tension

Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:04 am

fworley wrote:
Unless its going to be unflown for a *long* time, just leave it tensioned. Thats what most everybody I know does anyways.

Except for kites with light spinnaker Leading Edges and not Dacron and with a simple hole in the LE without reinforcement for the bridle tension. Flexifoil Matrix for example. :-(