Excellent point. I had not thought about it that way.
With the 50# on what I have, and the caution of blowing apart the seams, I'll order 100 or 150. If the kite blows apart, I'll just hope it falls slowly enough for the gopro to survive.
I must admit I am the same and prefer to see the flyer closer to the camera than the kite , I have thought of a chest mount but feel like it would not track the kite so well but at the same time don't want a GoPro on my head lol
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Each kite manufactured by any company will have line strength recommendations for flying lines. These already include a "fudge factor", but you can take to 100 pounds over that to feel safe. If you actually do fly in hurricane-force wind you will probably destroy any kite you fly. The seams on the foil will more than likely rip apart. The delta, with only a broken cross brace, will actually incur less damage.