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[*] posted on 10-24-2017 at 08:06 AM
Kite repair

I just want to give a shoutout to Fixmykite.com. I recently ripped the leading edge of my 10m Century. About 12" along a cell seem. I sent it to fixmykite.com in Corpus Christie. TX. They patched it up really nice. In fact it appears stronger then before the repair and it was cheap. Well...a lot cheaper than a new kite. The turnaround time was maybe a week if that. Anyway...If you have a kite that needs repair. I would highly recommend these guys. Very good work.

P.S. I'm not trying to be a spokesman. When I damaged my kite. I didn't know what to do. Who do I send it too? Who can I trust with my kite? (There may have been tears shed.) I Read lots of reviews on these guys before sending it and I'm glad I did send it to these guys. It was an awesome experience to a bad situation. So keep them in mind the next time you need a kite repaired.

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[*] posted on 10-24-2017 at 02:40 PM

I second this emotion. I too have had good success with our friends in Texas. I have done varying amounts of damage to my kites each time I travel to Ivanpah and these folks have fixed me up each time, sometimes better than new!

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[*] posted on 11-23-2017 at 04:50 AM

Welcome KHougi,

The guys are talking about the repairs done by kiteboarding.com the fix my kite dept.
I haven't had a broken kite yet, but it's worth checking the specials on the site.
Got my naked Naish bar for 50.00 shipped. Customer service is excellent.
Lots of equipment videos here too, much to be learned.

Windstruck " tests " the repair service personally at random times just to keep us safe.

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[*] posted on 11-23-2017 at 07:39 AM

They also have good stuff if you are into DIY. I bought a LEI kite replacement valve to fix an inflatable kayak and it worked great. Got a nice kit for making/repairing bridles as well.

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[*] posted on 11-23-2017 at 11:54 AM

Plus one for FixMyKite.com. I've sent several jobs to them and have sent several customers to them with good results. Last I checked, they were authorized for warranty repairs by several leading kite manufacturers.

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