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Bladder damage - leading edge

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Created by tombookbarry 9 months ago, 5 Feb 2019
tombookbarry
5 posts
5 Feb 2019 8:37AM
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Ive developed a cluster of leaks in the bladder around the deflate valve.
North rebel 2018.
Last use no problems. kite was a little damp and dirty when folded up.
when reinflated it showed obvious leak straight away.
bladder shows multiple 'wear marks although no scratches on the adjacent kite.
Some Wear marks associated with fold marks on bladder






tombookbarry
5 posts
5 Feb 2019 9:44AM
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Forgot to add!!
Anyone have idea as to what would cause this. How to prevent this?

Adam''KiteRepair
NSW, 95 posts
5 Feb 2019 3:39PM
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Any chance it was compressed hard? Its not ideal, and IV useally only seen that sort of thing when a kites been run over.
I'll.inbox you aswell.

BrisKites
QLD, 1257 posts
5 Feb 2019 4:44PM
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Approach your dealer and they should help you get it sorted.



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