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self land no one around828 viewsit is better to put sand in before you go out, i have done it with the kite up on a day where everyone left, but was not as easy, so dont be lazy if you think you will need this.Apr 30, 2006
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self land no one around864 viewsthis bag is filled half way with sand, it wieghts about 60 lbs, and works for me up to 17 mph, once above that speed i found i needed more. remember, this is designed for the advanced rider, who comes in and know one is there to help them land.Apr 30, 2006
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self land no one around833 viewsi conect to the heavy strap on the kite bag so i know it wont tear outApr 30, 2006
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self land no one around835 viewskite will move up and down, i have even had it lift up and down off the ground.This is not a kite anchor which you leave you kite like this for a long time, you hook up and get to your kite, gust and other factors say the longer you take the more risk you haveApr 30, 2006
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self land no one around778 viewskite hooked to bag of sand, in heavy winds more sand can be used in the bag, you can also pile some up infront of bag to secureApr 30, 2006
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self launch tight spot780 viewsrider launchs kite and depwoers, doesnt use alot of spaceApr 30, 2006
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self launch in tight spot625 viewskite comes around as rider steps fowardApr 30, 2006
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self launch tight spot580 viewskite rolls and folds becuase sand holds in placeApr 30, 2006
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self launch tight spot580 viewsApr 30, 2006
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self launch863 viewsback view of kite rolling as the rider steps fowardApr 30, 2006
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self launch1001 viewskite rolls step fowardApr 30, 2006
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self launch1033 viewskite has moved you stoped, now as it rolls you take a step foward. Notice how the kite has pivited and not slid or used any space, so can do a tight launchApr 30, 2006
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self launch935 viewskite is ready for launch, takes flight and you push out on bar, depower and control as you walk towards the water. i have found is better to walk towards the water with the kite at an angle. This is beter then at 12 or nuetral. lessons the chance to get lofted and with the kite to the side a bit if you let go of the bar, it goes down fast and no powerApr 30, 2006
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self launch1046 viewsafter you walk back when the kite starts to move, stop..........let it roll and take one step foward-this is for light winds, as it is harder, you will find on stronger winds the step foweard might not be neededApr 30, 2006
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self launch1058 viewswhen turned 90 degres, the kite will start to flap, but the sand behind the leading edge will hold in placeApr 30, 2006
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self launch1084 viewsfor re-launches, we always turn the bar the oposite way we want it to go, so in this case we want it to go left[also because it is always safer to launch toward the water]Apr 30, 2006
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self launch1273 viewsside view of the kite as you walk back, notice how the sand is keeping it from sliding Apr 30, 2006
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self launch1102 viewsbar hard right, you begin to walk back into the wind. Very important your back into the windApr 30, 2006
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self launch928 viewswalk back with the bar hard right[this is because you want the kite to relaunch left, always is oposite] until the kite movesApr 30, 2006
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self launch902 viewskite faces into the wind, while you set up your linesApr 30, 2006
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