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Stunt Kite Anatomy

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Terms used to define kiteĀ parts of a dual line stunt or sport kite.

The upright spar in the middle is called “spine”. APA-Connectors are also called “spreader connectors”.

For ordering parts please specify diameter and length of spar.

All Level One kites come with a data sheet to include all measurements you need. If you require a copy of your Level One kite’s details, please contact us.

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How to extend kite lines

FAQ: How to extend dual kite lines? – You can make them longer by adding a so called “leader set” in required length. Just use your usual larks head knot between bridle and flying lines.

Kite Line Leaders

Leaders are also useful to protect your kite from the flying lines cutting into your sail when flying wrapped-up manoeuvres. For those kind of leaders we recommend a thicker line, e.g. bridle line and a length of approx. 2.5m.

Larks Head Knot

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Below is a video tutorial how to tie a larks head knot or loop.
This is the only knot you need for flying sport and stunt kites.

Use the larks head knot to attach flying lines to the bridle points (pig tails) of your stunt kite.
At the other end of the lines use this knot as well to connect flying lines to your hand straps.

Make sure the coloured loops (e.g. red & green) on flying line ends correspond to your right and left hand and to the right and left side of you stunt kite bridle.
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