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    Eliminate KingPost on MX 1

    HI: I have a Quicksilver MX1 and would like to remove the kingpost and put in struts. I would use aluminum struts from the seat area to the wings.. Ideas? Advise THANKS

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    Quicksilver made a strut based version, you could copy that, but it was heavier and less rigid. The only good reason to go with struts is if the kingpost won't clear your hangar door.

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    Thanks Dana: It will not clear the door.

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    Gotcha. I would suggest contacting the guys at Tri-State Kites. They were Quicksilver dealers back in the day and Mark Smith was the guru of all things Quicksilver. Mark is gone now but the business isn't, and if anybody would be able to tell you what you need they would.

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