Replacing valves on Naish kites

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Replacing valves on Naish kites

Postby paulbuck » Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:21 pm

Anyone know someone who does kite repairs and can replace a valve on my 2010 Naish Helix?

Sonny gave it a look for me and determined that there's probably something wrong with the valve connection between the leading edge and the center strut. He put some new tape on it, but the leak persists. Neither he nor I want to deal with replacing the valves.
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Postby Rob » Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:15 pm

Place tube firmly behind a mustang 5.0s tire. And proceed to do a massive burnout on it.

Then call your nearest naish dealer & order a new one :)
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Re: Replacing valves on Naish kites

Postby WindMuch » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:06 pm

Possibly check with AirTime Kite? They did a warranty repair for me on a Naish kite several years ago...

AIRTIME kite, Inc.
(541) 387-3910
101 1st St
Hood River OR

http://www.airtimekite.com

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Re: Replacing valves on Naish kites

Postby Aloha » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:14 pm

If you put on Blister in the Sun in the background Octopus repairs are not as bad

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Re: Replacing valves on Naish kites

Postby pipedragon » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:32 pm

I keep seeing that Blue Naish Thorn in the back ground in that video. Best board I ever had. You could build up so much power before a jump. Unfortunately I went to high on a jump and came down a bit hard and snapped it.
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