Line wrapped around the handles would be quite a stress point, too. With
heavy wind, the sleeving is like a sock protecting the line.
Indoors it wouldn't matter if you sleeved or not. At least on the handle
ends. I don't sleeve indoors. I'm kinda a lazy flier.
> Here's my thoughts: Sleeved lines are easier to adjust for length, both
> initially and after 'fly stretching'. (ever try to untie a knot in
> spectra, especially 80 lb. or 50 lb.?)
> Also, sleeved loops are easier to larks head to the kite pigtails and to
> disconnect (at least with my 'old' fingers) Of course larksheading the
> spectra to dacron loops does eliminate part of this problem. - the
> thread continues!
> Gotta fly!