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Title: Kite Addiction?
Post by: King-J on April 29, 2009, 07:00 PM
I think I have what they Call a Kite Addiction :P Here I sit trying to find were to get the Money for a Talon UL, "Especially after trying Denny's Standard" I have Two WM, E2, The Buss-GFAK Storm Series, and three SL kites, Things have been a little Slow with my business, I'm wanting one so bad I'm looking at what credit card I can put it on :-\. Who got me hook on this hobby? ;D, Lets see I could sell my Honda CR 500, and buy a UL, Standard and a Vented ???
Thanks for looking,
John


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: kitebug on April 29, 2009, 08:51 PM
I know the feeling brotha 8)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: Steve Hall on April 29, 2009, 08:54 PM
Man could I tell some stories.  ::)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: mikenchico on April 29, 2009, 08:57 PM
Just take a peak in my closets and garage


or maybe not ... wouldn't want you to how far it can go



Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: Allen Carter on April 29, 2009, 09:35 PM
Steve had it so bad he bought a whole kite store. I wonder if he said to Dan "just use the card you have on file".  :)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: inewham on April 29, 2009, 11:57 PM
Funny you should mention addiction, I found another as-new Psycho last night that I have no recollection of buying  ???

 :D


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: SKITCH on April 30, 2009, 12:13 AM
I think I have what they Call a Kite Addiction

Yeah..well as you can see.....Welcome to the club! 

Patrick


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: zippy8 on April 30, 2009, 01:04 AM
I have Two WM, E2, The Buss-GFAK Storm Series, and three SL kites
Pah ! Beginner. Come back when you need a bigger bag for your spare red TrickTail ULs.

 ;)

Mike.


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: jsking on April 30, 2009, 05:24 AM
We got home Monday night from MIKE (having flown four days in a row) and as we were unloading, I got out my Borelli Glider and flew in the driveway for 20 minutes!


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: RonG on April 30, 2009, 06:51 AM
Kite addiction can be cured.


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: moegeo on April 30, 2009, 08:17 AM
I've been involved with this nutty hobby going on 4 years.

At least for me I've slowed purchases way down. I also am less affected by the new greatest kite ever. That being said, I already own a Talon UL.

Steve, please don't take this as a challange, You know I'm weak. ;)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: kiteking on April 30, 2009, 10:20 AM
I've been in addicted for over 30 years, the only cure will be death.

Partial inventory here  (http://www.kiteking.org)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: mikenchico on April 30, 2009, 01:08 PM
Kite addiction can be cured.

3 step program? hypnosis? gum with chemicals? give us who are weaker then thee a clue!




Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: RonG on April 30, 2009, 01:16 PM
3 step program? hypnosis? gum with chemicals? give us who are weaker then thee a clue!
My publisher won't let me divulge the secret here.  Gotta buy the book.


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: SKITCH on April 30, 2009, 05:18 PM

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3 step program? hypnosis? gum with chemicals? give us who are weaker then thee a clue!

Not too sure about the gum......but the chemicals definitely help fuel the addiction!!!   8) :o 8)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: King-J on April 30, 2009, 06:32 PM
Thanks for all the replies I'm glad I'm not the only one with this problem, sometimes I find my self in front of the computer looking at the Wind Speed (http://www.weatherforyou.com/maps/wind_speed.php) site looking at where I can go to fly, I found my self the other day driving an hour & half to sit for an hour to wait for the wind to subside a little, then after the wind didn't die down I drove home with no flight time (http://bestsmileys.com/crying/13.gif)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: SKITCH on April 30, 2009, 06:37 PM
Thanks for all the replies I'm glad I'm not the only one with this problem, sometimes I find my self in front of the computer looking at the Wind Speed ([url]http://www.weatherforyou.com/maps/wind_speed.php[/url]) site looking at where I can go to fly, I found my self the other day driving an hour & half to sit for an hour to wait for the wind to subside a little, then after the wind didn't die down I drove home with no flight time :'(


Couldn't fly in high winds.....sounds to me like you need to go out and buy a few more kites ;) ;)...both SLK and Stunt that way you won't have to put up with such issues!!!


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: King-J on April 30, 2009, 06:41 PM
Thanks for all the replies I'm glad I'm not the only one with this problem, sometimes I find my self in front of the computer looking at the Wind Speed ([url]http://www.weatherforyou.com/maps/wind_speed.php[/url]) site looking at where I can go to fly, I found my self the other day driving an hour & half to sit for an hour to wait for the wind to subside a little, then after the wind didn't die down I drove home with no flight time :'(


Couldn't fly in high winds.....sounds to me like you need to go out and buy a few more kites ;) ;)...both SLK and Stunt that way you won't have to put up with such issues!!!


Hay, I also have a Vented on the list :P


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: King-J on April 30, 2009, 06:46 PM
If I order a new kite how do I keep it from the wife that I spent money that I shouldn't have, I know she can only be mad for so long, RIGHT? :-\


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: inewham on April 30, 2009, 11:54 PM
Kite addiction can be cured.

So how long have you been clean Ron, I think I managed 2~ years last time  ;)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: Allen Carter on May 01, 2009, 12:09 AM
I still miss kiteaddiction.com

http://web.archive.org/web/20030805201333/http://www.kiteaddiction.com/ (http://web.archive.org/web/20030805201333/http://www.kiteaddiction.com/)

Are you out there skream?


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: RonG on May 01, 2009, 04:40 AM
Kite addiction can be cured.

So how long have you been clean Ron, I think I managed 2~ years last time  ;)

About 6 months now.  One day at a time....


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: DWayne on May 01, 2009, 05:18 AM
If I order a new kite how do I keep it from the wife that I spent money that I shouldn't have, I know she can only be mad for so long, RIGHT? :-\

You need to learn how to work it John. Before I ordered my vent I had my wife walking outside on windy days saying "this is why you need a vent, right? You better order one."   :D


Denny


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: King-J on May 01, 2009, 04:39 PM
If I order a new kite how do I keep it from the wife that I spent money that I shouldn't have, I know she can only be mad for so long, RIGHT? :-\


You need to learn how to work it John. Before I ordered my vent I had my wife walking outside on windy days saying "this is why you need a vent, right? You better order one."   :D


Denny


Hey, Denny I worked the system and got the OK on the UL(http://bestsmileys.com/happy/7.gif) Will order as sone as I finalize Color Choice


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: DWayne on May 01, 2009, 04:57 PM
If the weather allows you can fly mine Sunday and see how you like it.


Denny


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: King-J on May 01, 2009, 05:36 PM
I think what work was choosing Greens, the wife's favorite Colors ;)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: kiten00b on May 04, 2009, 01:25 PM
just point out that you could be spending that time and money in a bar


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: kiteman on May 04, 2009, 02:11 PM
I was addicted until I got married in 1993, then my addiction went elsewhere!!  :P

Don ;D


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: pfouts on May 04, 2009, 07:12 PM
Kite addiction?  Don't know what you guys are talking about  ::)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: obijuankenobe on May 05, 2009, 01:34 AM
Kite addiction?  Don't know what you guys are talking about  ::)

Are you still only at the first stage of 'denial'??  We've all seen your collection.  If any one needs therapy...  :D


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: pfouts on May 05, 2009, 03:51 PM
Kite addiction?  Don't know what you guys are talking about  ::)

Are you still only at the first stage of 'denial'??  We've all seen your collection.  If any one needs therapy...  :D

What collection?   ::) You mean the sold kite collection? Not many left in the kite bag collection ...  ;D  But that 10th Anniversary Krystal #00  is sure calling out to me  :'( ...  yes ...  I still need therapy ...  must just say no ...  8)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: indigo_wolf on May 06, 2009, 10:46 AM
My publisher won't let me divulge the secret here.  Gotta buy the book.

Bought the book.  There was a kite on the cover.  >:(  Returned the book and used the money to finance the kite.  ???  :o

ATB,
Sam


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: MtnFlyer on May 06, 2009, 12:19 PM
just point out that you could be spending that time and money in a bar


I think I remember saying something like "it could have been a Harley".  ;D

Actually, that might have been cheaper.


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: Geoffrey Platt on May 06, 2009, 02:08 PM
I hear ya. I have been buying kites like mad! This past three months I must have purchased four or five... Gotta get some therapy....Must stop.. Someone please HELP :)


Title: Re: Kite Addiction?
Post by: Jynx on May 06, 2009, 05:49 PM
just point out that you could be spending that time and money in a bar


I think I remember saying something like "it could have been a Harley".  ;D

Actually, that might have been cheaper.
Harley?...Just for info.... the travel rods break-down and fit rather nicely in the side bags! Best of both worlds!