View single post by christo1
 Posted: Tue Mar 4th, 2014 08:31 am
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Joined: Fri Jun 5th, 2009
Location: Despatch, South Africa
Posts: 414
My tip for using any KP to fly a kite:
To prevent it from cracking or bursting (and believe me they do break) is to fill the centre with fiberglass resin, let it dry and then turn the reel around. then drill 3-4 holes right through the KP's centre so that it just enters the fiberglass on the other side. Then fill this side also with fiberglass resin. By doing this, you are reinforcing the wall where the KPs crack due to tension. Mine cracked on my second outing but I've put it into a press to make it straight again and then did my modification/conversion brakpan style and it works like a charm.
Will post pics as to help my explanation where my Ingels have failed me