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 on: Today at 08:55 AM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by vertigo2u
It's funny back then I never thought I'd be able to fly in a straight line.  It's the truth too.  WE all have been there. Flying a straight line is difficult in the beginning.  More difficult in the beginning is trying to fly a square.   Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided

Looking at the video.  I remember the sky was so beautiful and the kite colors made it feel like I was part of it all... I believe I still do.  Flying my kite makes me part of the whole aura of the moment.  The sky, wind, flow of the kite and the music.
Sort of like dancing.  Partner's creating a feeling of togetherness that is transcended by the rhythm of the music.

I think we all have this romantic relationship with the sport of kiting.   Cool Cool

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 on: Today at 08:00 AM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by stapp59
Awesome!

 3 
 on: Today at 12:32 AM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by sugarbaker
I was on the fence about the colors!  I played around with quite a few variations.  I obviously settled on this one, and am pleased with how it turned out.  I am anxious to see it in the sun. 

Glad you like it, and thanks for the compliment.

 4 
 on: Today at 12:20 AM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by chilese
An unusual color combination that shouldn't work, but does!

Nicely done sir.  Smiley

 5 
 on: Today at 12:10 AM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by sugarbaker
Several years ago, I documented my B'zar 2011 build... quite extensively.  One of the choices I made then was to alter the nose of the kite.  That process resulted in a shorter leading edge (sail and frame) and caused unknown alterations to how the kite was intended to fly.  Now, a few years later, I have secretly completed a second B'zar that has not been altered from the original 2011 plans.  Tomorrow I will put the bridle on and then I will begin the wait for a sunny day here in Seattle in which I can take them out and compare.  Regardless, here is the new sail all framed up. 


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 on: Yesterday at 05:37 PM 
Started by sadsack - Last post by sadsack
Well one is done, looks like crap. on to the next 4.






I am not very good at this artist stuff, going have to work on it.




See if I can do better on the next one.

BYE

 7 
 on: Yesterday at 04:03 PM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by vertigo2u
I just found out about the Donations Button.  Huh Huh Huh Huh Huh Huh Huh Never really focused on the term till today..  Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided  I then wondered if others were aware of how easy it is to make a donation...   Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed   Easier for me good for the site..  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

Made a donation probably not my last either I appreciate this web site and those who interact on it.  Just wish I'd known about the Donation Button sooner... So easy... Thanks to those who keep things nice and neat around here.

Here's hoping others hit that Donation Button as well.   Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool
On Public Classical Radio here in Michigan, they have challenges for fund raising.  I was surprised to find out one didn't need a Pay Pal account either... again Thanks...

100 donations at $50-$100 bucks is a lot of quick cash...   Grin Grin Grin Grin

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 on: Yesterday at 06:16 AM 
Started by stapp59 - Last post by thief
that is going to be sharp!

 9 
 on: Yesterday at 06:02 AM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by SparkieRob
Just in case you didn't know Jorgen builds a great kite.

Really nice  Cool

+1 on that!

I have heard that "not one stick was out of place" and "gaps and spacings were mm perfect" and I thought now THAT is craftsmanship. I've been all over my Seven and it's all true. Even with all the pinstriping, nothing is out of place.

Just have to save for the matching SUL....

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 on: Yesterday at 01:51 AM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by harveystubbs
Just in case you didn't know Jorgen builds a great kite.

Really nice  Cool

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