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 on: Today at 11:52 AM 
Started by chilese - Last post by fidelio
1962 Lincoln Continental: Executive Demo

 on: Today at 10:19 AM 
Started by breezin - Last post by breezin
Another one already at new retail price. My 1st thought was shill bidding. 2nd thought maybe seller is in some kinda trouble and the bidders know that. Laundering makes me kinda pissed for a lot of reasons. MAIN one is it reminds me how much income taxes SUCK!! Man if my posts can drive the price of a kite I got a Sky Dog Black Dog I could let go for a mere $500.00. Zephyr taught me more but the Black Dog has been more fun.More like my Mongoose than the others. Fantastic kite in the wet. Hence the name Mudder. Okay $500.00 is a little greedy. $475.00 and I'll throw in a 90# x 100' LPG set with a pair of Peter Lynn black and yellow straps with a metal ring. Like them so much I got 3 pair. Dang now that I think about it those straps are worth a fortune. Back up to $500.00. If you're crazy enough to buy it rest assured the money will be going to England's Mr.Tim Benson.

 on: Today at 12:02 AM 
Started by Otherone - Last post by Ca Ike
IT's not one particular part for me.  I enjoy the whole process be it a resto job people say can't be done or a fresh idea from my own head.  I'm a tinkerer and crafter by nature though and often find that once the project is done, no matter how satisfying the out come, there is a bit of a let down until the next project is started.


 on: Yesterday at 06:57 PM 
Started by breezin - Last post by JoeDeF
Prism Zephyr on Ebay with 1 day left at $639.00  Huh. Am I missing something? The seller should be able to get the kite of their dreams if that deal goes thru.

It's funny, Breezin -- I did a bunch of searches on the Zephyr not too long ago, and your detailed posts on the two kite forums were among the first to come up.  So, when this ebay listing started to zoom up, I assumed that your posts were driving the perceived value of the kite model up! (FWIW, I didn't bid on the Ebay Zephyr.)

Lee S's speculation is interesting; never thought of that kind of misuse of Ebay.


P.S. - Breezin, still kinda regret not buying your well-flown Zephyr!

 on: Yesterday at 03:12 PM 
Started by Doug S - Last post by Doug S
I updated the plans for my Bird of Prey 36 and 36M, Raptor 36M and Viper 36M.  The changes are as followings:

 - Changed the Cuben Fiber designation to Dyneema Composite Fabric (DCF).
 - Indicated the location for each of the hand stitch holes for the various reinforcements.

Google Drive Link:

I will update the plans for the Bird of Prey 18 and 24 in the very near future for the changes listed above.

Yours in kiting,


 on: Yesterday at 02:20 PM 
Started by breezin - Last post by Arclight
Possible Shill bidding to drive up the price...

 on: Yesterday at 01:07 PM 
Started by Otherone - Last post by Doug S
Most satisfying for me on a new design is the first flight that goes better than expected, which leads to a big grin.  Grin  Most satisfy for me on building an existing design is when the sail is all done and the next step is to make the frame and assemble.


 on: Yesterday at 10:54 AM 
Started by SurfCityVortices - Last post by SurfCityVortices
Thanks for that perspective, Allen. So was it aesthetic?

 on: Yesterday at 09:50 AM 
Started by sugarbaker - Last post by urknall

i have a question.

Which color is the blue tone u used in the sail design: 10020-045 or 10020-049?

Cheers Reiner

 on: March 24, 2019, 10:33 PM 
Started by alisio64 - Last post by chilese
Welcome to the Forum.

 Good luck with your hunt.

Flying without friends is not as much fun.

You might attempt to "show" a few of your friends the joy of the sport.  Smiley

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