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BlueSkyBry
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Wet wet wet...

Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:51 pm

Just out of curiosity... I spent a couple of hours flying this afternoon in a field that had most likely seen a bit of rain the night before. Needless to say, the grass was quite damp. Will this cause the dyneema line to rot or deteriorate when wrapped back onto the winder after being in contact with moisture?
Also, what’s the best thing to wipe down the sail with every so often? I assume plain old water will suffice? Any suggestions?



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Re: Wet wet wet...

Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:55 pm

Your lines will be fine , the colour can run from the sail and bridal, dark colours can stain white if put away wet.
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Re: Wet wet wet...

Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:00 pm

Cheers 711jrp, bearing in mind what you’ve said, would a bit of damp cloth to wipe off the sail and then pat dry be recommended, or best to just leave it?


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Re: Wet wet wet...

Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:12 pm

If they were wet I'd give em a shake off and put them away for the journey home once at home I'd take them out the bag and let them dry off before putting them away
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Re: Wet wet wet...

Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:24 am

Sounds logical, many thanks.


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