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Has anyone vented the Deepspace or Fury 85 ?

Fri Feb 15, 2008 3:33 pm

Has anyone vented the Deepspace or Fury 85 ?

If so, does it still possess similar characteristics?

Any pictures?

FYI, I do use Air breaks / pads in varying sizes and i'm not about to cut holes in my kites... Just Curious?

Thanks in advance.
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Fri Feb 15, 2008 3:56 pm

the search function is your friend :wink:
 
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Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:12 pm

Try putting plastic practise golf balls through the stand offs....certainly slows it down....
 
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Fri Feb 15, 2008 11:17 pm

Another vented DS here copying Pieros idea. Adds a couple of mph to the top end and 'slowed' the kite down a bit when rolling up. Other than that I've found no real difference.
Recently added a further row of venting across the centre 'bout half way up and found it rolls up even slower.....not decided if that's a good or bad thing yet :-k.................. glad I done it tho'.............its like having a new kite :D

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Sat Feb 16, 2008 10:19 pm

I think Lars Fakkeldij has one. Perhaps you can ask him
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Sun Feb 17, 2008 8:33 am

Lars did the less elegant burning method...in a pinch at Zeebrugge. This is NOT the way to do it if you don't have 10 Deep Space kites, like he does. And he used a purple one, too.

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Sun Feb 17, 2008 10:24 am

10? -7=3

it's not pretty but it works pretty well!

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Sun Feb 17, 2008 10:47 am

Sorry, Lars. I just assumed. :lol:

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Sun Feb 17, 2008 2:01 pm

hey

omg you really did this thats crazy.!! what kind of kite was that . was there somethign wrong with this kite b4 you did thias??
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Sun Feb 17, 2008 9:01 pm

I guess, placing and sizing the vents is an educated guess?...

Would the sail require reinforcing around the holes?
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