Velcro bungee launch

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Velcro bungee launch

Postby Daedalus » Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:22 am

I have heard about this velcro bungee thing and want to have a go.
Can anyone tell me how to set it up?

cheers
Wayne
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Re: Velcro bungee launch

Postby disco stu » Mon Feb 14, 2011 1:27 am

Never heard of velcro bungee launch. Can you give more info on it??
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Re: Velcro bungee launch

Postby kneedrag » Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:59 am

I know you can tow with a velcro release however I have not heard of a bungee launch this way. I would suspect the velcro would give before you had the opportunity to pull the bungee all the way back. But yeah if you could bungee via it I would be interested to learn how. Adding a velcro strip is much easier than adding a hook.
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Re: Velcro bungee launch

Postby disco stu » Wed Feb 23, 2011 2:20 am

I"m picturing a strip of velcro on the bottom of the glider, and then from the bungee goes the other piece with the bungee attached to the front of it. Pulls the plane up pulling from the front, but when the glider overtakes the bungee it then pulls from down/behind and pulls the strip of velcro off. Is that how its supposed to work??
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