[Space] Kite line tether?

meredith scheff satiredun at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 12:24:21 PDT 2010


Ok, Ill order the string.
Meredith

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Christopher Lincoln <cclinco at gmail.com>wrote:

> I was just using standard nylon string (purchased from the Walmart at that
> launch location).  It unfortunately does not list it's rating, but we should
> beable to get an estimate once we get the luggage scale.
>
> Timing would be my current concern, we have a rating on string that costs
> less then $10, that would allow us to get the proposal submitted quickly.
> As for visibility we can always add LED's, flags, or even caution tape.
>
> Christopher
>
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:37 AM, meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> what was christopher using?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 1:25 AM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Kite string is kind of thin (I'm thinking visibility here), although the
>>> prices are very good on those.  I agree we'd probably want to go with what
>>> Christopher was using unless we can't get ratings on that.
>>>
>>> Christie
>>> _______
>>> "We also briefly discussed having officers replaced by very small shell
>>> scripts." -- Noisebridge meeting notes 2008-06-17
>>>
>>> The outer bounds is only the beginning.
>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 12:34 AM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Seems entirely reasonable to me - 110 lbs times three tethering lines
>>>> seems like just the right degree of overkill. Anyone have better ideas? Do
>>>> we already have any line of known strength, by chance?
>>>>
>>>> m.
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>
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