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 on: Today at 01:45 PM 
Started by Palmahnic - Last post by Palmahnic
Nice.  I make a similar set based on an improvement idea I had for prisms duos straps.  I use a sliding loop of webbing instead of a velcro strap like yours though for the wrist.  Heh, great minds n all that  Tongue

 Smiley I guess that's serendipity for you  Wink Got a picture?

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 on: Today at 12:31 PM 
Started by ljs1977 - Last post by makatakam
Strange Days indeed.....

I note that the Rev forum site currently warns against asking others for specifications on some Revolution designed kites.  If the following is out of line or insensitive on my part please disregard.  But I would like to have my kites completely up to original spec even if I don't actually use the parts.  I do not believe that these parts are currently available in retail.  These parts would be entirely for my use only & it would be very unlikely they would ever be sold.

Since the B series is a thing of the past I would like to ask if anyone could give a description of the weights.  Material & dimensions or even just how many grams would be helpful.  Plus I would like to know how they were deployed.  I have three B 1.5's, all purchased retail in sealed packages, none of which contained the legendary weights.  Additionally none of my four B2 kites came with any extra goodies but they were all purchased on the secondary market.  I can't imagine any B2 was ever supplied with weights but I have Know Eye Deer.   SHBKF

It sounds like the B2's you received are knock offs so my best suggestion would be to sell them to me and I'll see what I can do. Tongue Cheesy Huh Wink Cheesy

I use a 3/16 ounce fishing split-shot stuffed into the bottom of each upright inside some wadded up material like paper towel or cloth to keep it from moving. You will not believe the glide! You can recover two to three times the distance you could without it. I use 3/16 because it fits nicely, but if you know how to use a pocketknife, you can shape a 1/4 ounce to fit, or whatever weight you want to play with. If you get the balance just right, you can achieve a better than 20:1 glide ratio.

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 on: Today at 09:32 AM 
Started by socalman320 - Last post by socalman320
do we dare revisit the nose in/tips in thread?

??

Do tell Cool

Pretty sure every single one of the ones not laying down are all tip first and on the ground.

I tried finding the thread from the old forum and could not....not certain if it got archived...

it ended up being multiple pages long and some people got offended........classic GWTW forum!


Chuckle....noooo....say it isn't so. Tongue

It's funny because I just finished watching a Roast with Foster Brooks and the boys on YouTube. A lot of the comments were how "sensitive " society has become since them days. Pretty hysterical.

Egads! I hope that comment doesn't destroy this thread.  Cool Huh Grin

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 on: Today at 09:07 AM 
Started by socalman320 - Last post by thief
do we dare revisit the nose in/tips in thread?

??

Do tell Cool

Pretty sure every single one of the ones not laying down are all tip first and on the ground.

I tried finding the thread from the old forum and could not....not certain if it got archived...

it ended up being multiple pages long and some people got offended........classic GWTW forum!

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 on: Today at 08:53 AM 
Started by socalman320 - Last post by DD
Thief is referring to which end goes into the bag first. Its kinda like asking which way the toilet paper rolls goes

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 on: Today at 06:47 AM 
Started by socalman320 - Last post by socalman320
do we dare revisit the nose in/tips in thread?

??

Do tell Cool

Pretty sure every single one of the ones not laying down are all tip first and on the ground.

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 on: Today at 06:46 AM 
Started by socalman320 - Last post by socalman320
The velcro straps I haven't found to be an issue except for leaving wrinkles but I don't roll my sails around the frame like some do.  If you roll them around the frame I can see the fittings causing more damage than the tie strap.

I wondered about that too. If the fittings would eventually cause either a weak spot or wear pattern. Since I do roll my sails....

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 on: Today at 06:43 AM 
Started by ljs1977 - Last post by socalman320
take all his gained team flying experience & kite building knowledge then turn him loose all by himself to craft a kite just for you,... Yes Bazzer (and Eliot Shook) are still making masterpiece quad-lined kites.

I have one of Bazzer's Ash models, Sweet ride for sure!


Ash??  Don't be shy, share a pic!! Cool

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 on: Today at 05:28 AM 
Started by socalman320 - Last post by thief
do we dare revisit the nose in/tips in thread?

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 on: Today at 04:37 AM 
Started by ljs1977 - Last post by REVflyer
take all his gained team flying experience & kite building knowledge then turn him loose all by himself to craft a kite just for you,... Yes Bazzer (and Eliot Shook) are still making masterpiece quad-lined kites.

I have one of Bazzer's Ash models, Sweet ride for sure!

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