o The Owners Manual is for a Revolution I (dated 1992) am I OK in assuming that it's fairly similar ? However, it mentions that the left/right LE spars and the two spreaders are identical but clearly they're not as they're physically different
I think that’s due to Revolution cost cutting they use one manual or instruction DVD to cover more than one kite.
On an EXP the spars are Identical but the SLE leading edge is thicker I shouldn’t think you will get them mixed up.
o The handles are curved and I'd guess about 12"-14" long, are these the new or old ones that folks were referring to ?
Depends how you are measuring, sounds like you are quoting a “pre bend” tube measurement the new standard/old extended measure 11.25” D ring to D ring (post bend).
o The lines they sent through look like 85-foot ones (so it says on the hand written lable on the winder), can't see what poundage thay are, guessing 75kg. Any changes required or start with these ?
I think all mine (sul, std & vented) came with 90lb.
o Lastly, Some one mentioned getting some p200 LE spars for lower wind, do I just get some and cut them to the right length or do I need some jiggery pokery also.
Pass on that one.