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Offline Adrian

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Reefing Spi
« on: June 06, 2008, 07:00:30 AM »
We are considering a reefing spi, but have never seen one, only pics.
Does anyone have any experience with them?
Can you only fly the spi with a reef in, from a fractional rig?  If so do mast head boats install another halyard and mast block/ring?
What type of zipper or other fastener is used?
What weight material is used?
Which lofts are making them?

Thanks,

Adrian

Offline andraz510

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Re: Reefing Spi
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2008, 09:12:15 AM »
A realy smart and functional solution. Me and Kristian actualy used two (med-small 0,9oz) and (Code7-Code5 1,3oz)
Same zip that is used on sailbags (pretty big teeth)
We've used All Purpose

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Re: Reefing Spi
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2008, 12:11:29 PM »
A realy smart and functional solution. Me and Kristian actualy used two (med-small 0,9oz) and (Code7-Code5 1,3oz)
Same zip that is used on sailbags (pretty big teeth)
We've used All Purpose

Used to look like this... (see 510 attachment)
Now looks like this... (see mbar 116 attachment)..
same kite, different boat..
thanks Andraz...
« Last Edit: June 06, 2008, 14:44:48 PM by andyd »
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Offline Jelmer

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Re: Reefing Spi
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2008, 23:23:02 PM »
Azo,

Thought you retired from Mini's?

Jelmer

Offline andraz510

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Re: Reefing Spi
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2008, 22:14:33 PM »
Hello,
Of course I retired, now I'm doing it only in my free time :)
How are things?
Oh check the PDF on my blog - presentation of Seascape 18.
Whatdyathink?
PLP

Offline ladombe_lucien

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Re: Reefing Spi
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2008, 18:03:43 PM »
That's funny: I had such a zip in the middle of my paraglider long time ago.
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