2009 Line Breaking Strenght


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Joined 2008-07-01



What is the breaking strength on the new lines?
I want to buy extensions to get 30m long lines.  This is a good idea or the 09 Rise fly better with the stock line length?


10m 2011 Razor
12m 2009 Rise
131x40 SkyWalker Pro Comp 2009
Learning this Amazing Sport
Riding since July 2008

Total Posts: 108

Joined 2007-01-24



I think the 09 lines are 650 lbs…pretty damn strong. As with any set of lines, just watch how they wear over time and you should be fine.

The 30 m lines seem excessive to me and are not necessary w/ the Rise (or any kite in my opinion). I ride w/o any extensions and feel the stock 21m lines and kite deliver a great deal of power w/o sacrificing turning speed or kite feel.



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Joined 2008-04-13



The 09 lines are 850lbs. I tried the 09 bar on my 08 10m and it felt soooooo direct and responsive, apparently a lot less stretch than the 2008 lines.
The lines are as thin or thinner.
If you want to make 9m extensions maybe check if you can get 2 more sets of 09 extensions with OR sales.