Subject: flying lines?
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 1994 20:21:05 GMT
Braided kevlar is great kite line, especially for controllable kites, WITH a
couple of warnings:
1. It's abrasive, and will cut lines and flesh with ease. It'll even cut
itself in a knot, requiring sleeving.
2. It's subject to ultraviolet deterioration.
Most fliers have given up kevlar in favor of Spectra, which is a long-fiber
high-density polyethylene. Much more slippery, nearly the same low stretch,
don't need to sleeve it, and holds up well in UV. It's sold as Speedline,
Spiderline, and others.
so you can unwind your fishing reel, just be careful.
chin UP brooks leffler firstname.lastname@example.org
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