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    i am thinking about changing my skit to a balloon skirt.Any better for water are just a muchness?
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    Default Re: bag skirt -vs- balloon skirt

    As you have a finger skirt, I assume you're thinking of changing to a bag (look at the Vortex serices pages to see bag skirts). On smooth surfaces, the bag is very much more efficient than fingers, but when the surface is rough eg waves or undulating ground, they lose out to fingers.



    A bag skirt needs to be carfully designed to be good, Keith at Vortex is probably the guy that has most experience of developing good bags, contact hime through Vortex

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    Default Re: bag skirt -vs- balloon skirt

    as i live in the bum of the bottom of the world and there is only 4 crafts in my city it is hard to get info .Thank you very much

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    Default Re: bag skirt -vs- balloon skirt

    what city ?

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    Dunedin

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    Default Re: bag skirt -vs- balloon skirt

    No Idea where that is.



    I am always looking for a friend in South Africa, but sounds like you are from Sweden or somewhere.



    Sorry.



    I'd stay with the fingers if I were you though, much better.

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    Default Re: bag skirt -vs- balloon skirt

    Quote "sounds like you are from Sweden or somewhere."



    And I thought his name gave it away )



    Kiwi - Kid - NZ




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    Default Re: bag skirt -vs- balloon skirt

    [quote title=kiwikidnz wrote on Sat, 18 February 2006 01:45]i am thinking about changing my skit to a balloon skirt quote]



    Here is a link to someone else who has tried this once before you:

    The Kurt Skirt



    If you have any questions about this particular design, Kurt Peterson is still around. He is currently in the process of bringing some of the "big giants", 150+ passenger Hovercrafts, back here in the US. You can reach him at Atlas Hovercrafts.








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