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    • And apparently, one Z over here too, right@hyzakite?
    • BTW, there's a used Zephyr on Facebook for sale.



      In my experience the upper spreader removal works best to get lower wind range on full kites that have heavy, 5mm spars there. But as Rob pointed out, it compromises the frame's structural integrity.

      What's the frame on your ATM?

    • A very fortunate situation, I would call it!

      True, kitebuilder.com is a good resource, but not so much for dualline. For those there are better. I'm currently in the process of building my second dualline. Start with a website called Tom's kite building site, where you'll find a lot of those questions answered.

      PM me for more websites.

      Good luck!
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    • Hello all! I have realized that I have a special situation that most would drool over and should probably take advantage of it.  My day job is at Mystery Ranch backpacks and I have access to just about everything needed to build kites especially the most expensive things.  I probably should take advantage of this opportunity... I was wondering if there are any digital patterns out there for dual line framed kites?  Like optitecs files etc?  Or are their just hand patterns? It looks like everyone uses a zig zag stich which is smart.  Has anyone made any Cuben fiber kites?  What fabric characteristics should I be looking for?  Did you also glue the seams?  Where do you get all of the fittings for the carbon rod?
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