Material: 100% Dacron / Polyester
Construction: solid braided – 50lb / 120lb / 200lb
hollow braided – 300lb / 500lb
50lb / 120lb / 200lb: red & white
300lb / 500lb: green & white & black
120lb / 200lb / 300lb / 500lb: orange
150m / 500ft
300m / 1000ft
Strength – Diameter – Weight:
50lb – 1.0mm – 0.60g
120lb – 1.3mm – 1.15g
200lb – 2.0mm – 1.72g
300lb – 2.5mm – 2.42g
500lb – 3.1mm – 5.18g
Approximately ±2~3% deviation exists in measurement.
Packaging: On Spool
Recommended safe working strength: 20% of its original strength.
Data of all cords' marked strength comes from laboratory test.
There are a wide variety of inflential factors in practical use.
For all kind of cords, the safe working strength is around 20% of its original strength.
Recommendation on how to choose kite line for your kites!!!
Please choose the right kite line for your precious kites. This is important!
Line could be purchased so many times, but not the kites. Sometimes they are one in the world.
Whenever you fly a kite, please make sure that the line could hold your kite and the wind.
The followings are recommendations of line/kite match ( kites are measured by wingspan):
Kites below 3ft: 50lb~100lb
Kites within 3~4.5ft: 100lb~150lb
Kites within 4.5~7.5ft: 150lb ~ 250lb
Kites within 7.5~9ft: 200lb~400lb
Kites above 9ft: >350lb
Recommendation above are for common case.
However, things may vary according to different kinds of kite shapes.
For example, delta kites of 6ft only needs 200lb kite line, but Rokkaku (hexagon kite) of 6ft needs 400~500lb kite line because their venting methods are so different.
Also, kite spar's material, the vent part of kites all details of kites will lead to the consequences of how you choose kite line for your kite.
The wind is also the critical part.
All in all: KNOW YOUR KITES and CHOOSE THE RIGHT LINE FOR THEM!!!