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 on: Yesterday at 08:03 PM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by vertigo2u
Octo is from Emmakites  it's 75' long. sells for under $300... Ran out of lines still had two more Flo Tails...  Was a great day... a lot of people got to enjoy our hobby..

 2 
 on: Yesterday at 07:26 PM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by Soarin'
 Cool

Nice display!

Tell me about the octopus. Looks like the 15m/49' length. Brand? No lifter needed?
All the ghost deltas look great together!
 

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 on: Yesterday at 06:49 PM 
Started by Jsc2501 - Last post by tpatter
Lots of folks fly Rev, but I much prefer Lams ABS to them. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHn7xFiKM0k


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 on: Yesterday at 03:16 PM 
Started by Jsc2501 - Last post by makatakam
Definitely try before you buy, and get some advice for which is the best all-around for your area. Although most people start with a standard sail, if prevalent winds in your area are on the strong side, you may consider a vented kite to start with. A standard sail is the right one 90 percent of the time, and will cover winds from 4 to 12-ish miles per hour, depending on how choppy or gusty it is. Visit a kite shop in your region and they will assist you with choosing the right kite. As far as choices other than the amount of venting are concerned, the depth of your wallet is the only limitation. There are entry, mid and advanced kites. You probably would not be able to tell the difference among them until you have hundreds of hours experience, and since the first one you have takes the worst beating and crashes and rough treatment, my advice is to learn on something cheap and/or used. But if something strikes your fancy, hey, go for it. It may not be optimum, but you'll make do until you expand your collection. Just remember, flying sport kites is addicting. So have fun, smile and don't forget to breathe.

 5 
 on: Yesterday at 01:27 PM 
Started by coop - Last post by Danceswithwinds
I have allways used Climax. I regularly clean and re-proof my lines with  the Climax cleaner and  proofer  kit.  Certainly keeps them in good condition and remain able to multi wrap without problem.

 6 
 on: Yesterday at 01:00 PM 
Started by Colonel Angus - Last post by Bertina
just around the "connector"
Yes, just around the connector (center T).


 7 
 on: Yesterday at 11:47 AM 
Started by Jsc2501 - Last post by thief
head down to Fort Taber and see Art and Beth or Jim and ask them to try a few!!!

 8 
 on: Yesterday at 10:56 AM 
Started by Jsc2501 - Last post by Jsc2501
Help!

2line sport kite flyer thinking about make a move to the dark side. If you can't beat um join um. Lol. But seriously, there are so many different types of Revs where do you even begin. Not to mention line weight, length, std sail, mid, full vent? Recommendations welcome

 9 
 on: Yesterday at 08:33 AM 
Started by Colonel Angus - Last post by thief
there are images in this thread: http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?topic=2908.0 it looks like the bridle larkshead to the spine below the center T

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 on: Yesterday at 08:00 AM 
Started by OCPablo - Last post by np
Post removed. This must have been a joke.  Wink
Unreal...This is a bigger joke/charade than you can imagine.  Lips sealed Lips sealed

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