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 on: Today at 12:26 AM 
Started by Mikey1 - Last post by KaoS
Thank goodness you can still kick yourself.

I usually anchor all of my SLK's.

Mine was anchored. Like I said... stupid   Embarrassed

I went to step over the line near the anchor point and tripped over it.  In the effort to NOT fall on my face I rolled sideways, thus wrapping the line around my ankle.  Just as I went to loosen the loop around my ankle a strong gust came along.

3 feet to the right and I would have walked AROUND the anchor point  Cry

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 on: Yesterday at 08:20 PM 
Started by Grant L - Last post by trigger
That would be great Todd!

On the road all day now, seeing all the summer cars coming out, think i may need to get MARILYN back on the road Smiley


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 on: Yesterday at 08:15 PM 
Started by photogbill - Last post by Tmadz
I still think the kitemap.org is your best bet. It is already started and a database. They ask good questions so you're not going on anyone's private property without permission. The only way to expand the listings is if we do it. No one is going to make a pre-loaded app of kite flying fields/beaches. If everyone adds their own or favorite fields it will get populated quickly with more locations. Wikipedia started small (relatively).

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 on: Yesterday at 08:07 PM 
Started by Mikey1 - Last post by Tmadz
Thank goodness you can still kick yourself.

I usually anchor all of my SLK's. Someone on this forum put it a good way. I paraphrase: Since the kite costs way more than the line, buy strong enough line so that the kite never gets away.

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 on: Yesterday at 08:00 PM 
Started by Grant L - Last post by Tmadz
I'm trying to make it for the weekend, but might just be a day trip. Hope to see you Jim.

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 on: Yesterday at 07:14 PM 
Started by Grant L - Last post by goestoeleven
Previously a gearhead . . . . 

Jim

Oh, I think you might still be a gearhead . . . .  Grin

Don't know whether I'll be able to make it this year or not, but if I'm around I'll make it for at least a day . . .

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 on: Yesterday at 05:49 PM 
Started by Grant L - Last post by trigger
GLKF certainly changed my life for the past 3yrs!!! Previously a gearhead, now I know where every flag is in a 50mile radius!  We have our room reserved for friday and saturday night at the days inn.  Anyone who can make it should!  Beautiful downtown with great food and shopping.

Hope to see some of you there

Jim

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 on: Yesterday at 05:00 PM 
Started by Grant L - Last post by Grant L
26th Annual Great Lakes Kite Festival
Grand haven, MI is a great place to fly for us Mid-westerners. A great festival in a nice, family friendly town. This has been a family event for my family for years and we always look forward to it. I'll be flying just south of the shower house. Look for my Spikey  ( old photo but still one of my favorites!) Smiley Smiley Smiley


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 on: Yesterday at 03:24 PM 
Started by mdilucca - Last post by mr wojtas
Here's a Sixth Sense SUL thread
http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?topic=10704.0

still working on a good vented version...

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 on: Yesterday at 09:12 AM 
Started by thief - Last post by thief
Mike: that is what i am thinking! yep....
would still love a 3d printed bubble wheel that could have many sized holes to create a lot of bubbles though too....

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