Local places to get kit repaird?

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Local places to get kit repaird?

Postby adelatorre » Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:43 am

I've got a 2009 or 2010 North Rebel which has a slow leak. Where are some places close to Provo I can get it repaired?

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Re: Local places to get kit repaird?

Postby obzansky » Sat Nov 01, 2014 11:54 am

not local, but I just had a kite repair done by Airtime. With shipping, total time was less that 1 week even without rush shipping and processing. http://www.airtimekite.com/index.php/
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Re: Local places to get kit repaird?

Postby Leo Chan » Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:42 pm

I can probably fix it for you. Same cost as airtime, but no shipping needed. Let me know.

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Re: Local places to get kit repaird?

Postby gregwojtkun » Tue Nov 04, 2014 11:08 am

Honesty its a super easy self repair if the leak is right near the wingtip or if its in one of the strut bladders (not sure if a 2009 is segmented - newer kites have good bladder segmentation). Un velcrow the wing tip, Pull bladder out about 7 or 8 inches. Pump up. Put 7 or 8 inch section in water.. look for bubbles or you can prob feel it. Then dry off (make sure super dry) and then apply a bladder patch. If you see no bubbles on wing tips, then check the struts (again, if they can be air locked off - its much easier)

Takes about 20 to 30 min

Now, if the leak is more I the middle of the bladder, then its a different ball game and requires the removal of the bladder. which is doable and easy to follow, but takes about 1 or 2 hours.

Want to make this super simple, more safe, and have better performance? Buy a kite package 2013 or after or something new. Will cost you but if you are getting addicted to the sport, its worth the investment my brother.
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