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  1. Northern Kites Australia


    Shame you're not up here in Tonwsville, QLD. I could teach you land-kiting lessons easy
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    Hello. newbie Q bout depower kites-

    Hey fellow landboarder! Welcome. I actually taught myself to landkite at a local park first and then progressed from there. Now I do both land and water kiting using the same kites, and depending on winds, etc. Just one thing to NOT do at this stage, is to try and jump. Try and keep yourself learning just "mowing the lawn" and then ease into kite-surfing on water where you can jump as much as you like, but even there do so when you're confident and beyond beginner stage - can go upwind, do a toe-side and back, transitions and have excellent control of the kite. Oh and yes, you'll need a bigger kite but as it's known - with immense power comes immense responsibility, so you have to know what you're doing. I hope by then you would have had lessons out on water to make sure you've ironed out any self-taught mistakes. But I love land-kiting as much as I do on the water, because it's [1] easy to setup and get going without changing gear and [2] no one around! All the best and let us know how you go.
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    Kiteboarder in trouble

    Obviously a beginner whos' had no lessons
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    F#@k It All....

    All kite jumps look huge in slow mo
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    Flysurfer Speed 2 19m - mixer issues

    So I read this thread after your advice there @Kamikuza https://www.kiteforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2392553&start=30&sid=2059c7dd26231c033dba699230f3c8d1 And applied the extra lengths on the SPL (100cm to start off with), and re-adjusted the mixer as per your tips too. VOILA!! Speed2 flies like my old Speed3 15m! Wow... what a difference in performance. Steady as a rock. Boosts like a rocket if I dare send it and pulls like a truck still but at least with more upwind. Thank you again guys.
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    Peter Lynn Guerilla 2 13m

    Is this the same kite? https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mandurah/other-sports-fitness/kitesurfing-foil-kite-peter-lynn/1202905403
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    WTB: Peter Lynn Charger II - 12m or close to it ideally

    Click your Messages tab in your profile. Anyway could you please let me know if you're still interested in selling the PL Charger 3? I will need pics please. Don't mind paying the postage etc.
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    WTB: Peter Lynn Charger II - 12m or close to it ideally

    PM'd you re: Charger. Wow.. 8m.. you would need at least 25knots to ride it (water)?
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    WTB: Peter Lynn Charger II - 12m or close to it ideally

    Sold all my PL foils in the past year and all I have are my LEs and one Flysurfer Speed 2. So I want an Arc kite again. Make me an offer over $2 (sorry had to put that in for you-know-who).
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    Peter Lynn Bomba

    Prototype? How does it compare to the official version? I am missing and regretting selling my PL foils. Yeah so I am after the Synergy or better yet a Charger II if anyone has one?
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    Flysurfer Speed 2 19m - mixer issues

    You guys are amazing! Thank you so much. I've made some adjustments as per some in the kitefoil.com forums suggested (way back then when it came out), but I have to fly it to test. If it fails my "lofty stamp of approval" flying style, I'll try your awesome tips. Thank you soooooooo much again.
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    eBay & Gumtree Finds

    LOL. Yeah I saw that and thought..... hmmm does it come with solar panels and motor for when the wind dies?
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    Flysurfer Speed 2 19m - mixer issues

    Aww come on guys. Have I annoyed you all too much or something?
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    WTD: Flysurfer easy line connectors or PANSH variant

    All sorted. I bought a swag of ELCs from a new Flysurfer dealer in NSW. Daves' the man.
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    Flysurfer Speed 2 19m - mixer issues

    Hi guys, I am hoping someone kind enough will help me tune this kite properly. Thanks in advance for your time. I've tuned this kite like 6 times now, and it still wants to fly past my head and into my rear! But if I shorten the back lines on my bar, the kite stalls into the wind window. I just can't seem to get it into that sweet spot. A great kite, but pulls like a truck if it suddenly wants to go to the zenith or edge of the wind window. So in flight, if I give the AOA full power, the kite flies over my head. If I pull the trim strap all the way out, the kite sits too low into the wind window, and it slowly and gradually picks up speed and pulls like a truck when it's moving into the zenith. There is a powerkite forum thread about this very problem and someone recommended the B and C bridles be shortened, and to ignore the "mixer test" alignment videos on youtube. I've not done this yet. My lines on the bar are all equal, including the fifth. I have flown it without the 5th line, and it really wanted to fly over my head. When I put the fifth back on, it steadied a bit better. Seems the natural weight of the 5th line and bridles makes it "heavier" so it floats better? Anyone had experience with this very kite, and how it flew for you? The latest is that A, B and C are all aligned, but I've left Z alone. Both sides are the same. I cannot get the Z adjusted anyway unless I change over the line entirely to something shorter (by about 2 inches). And yes, I've loosened the WAC line whilst tuning. Thank you so much for any advice.