Subject: ultralight spectra
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Dan Rubesh)
Date: 01 Nov 92 22:30:47 PST
>Have you tried with any of the ultralight spectra? (25#, 45#
>spiderline, 50# speed, 50# top shelf (I hear Fran's ultralight stuff
>is braided. Has anyone flown on it? How is it?))
I've been using Shanti's 50# speed for quite a bit of light wind
flying with a Goodwinds Zephyr, Katana, Tracer, El Nino and found it
very nice for light wind work.. Usually I use a 50' or 35' set, but
have also used some 75' along with finger straps for better feel..
I've broken a few, too when a gust comes along, but the break has
usually been right at the knot (sleeved), so the set is only shortened
about a foot with retying the lines.. I use 30# dacron for sleeving
with the 50# speed.. Shanti's 50# speed is braided, and I didn't
realize that Fran had a braided product also.. I'll check that out
next call to High Fly.. I haven't as yet tried any of the spiderline..
I am a stunt kite dealer and carry some of the above mentioned
product(s). As such, my opinions may tend to be somewhat subjective.
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