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 on: Yesterday at 11:12 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by thief
He is making it out of Skyshark Zero Response gold?
If so, those are old tapered sticks...Spectra Sports used them in their Reactor series...and Mar(c) Rickets bought up the last stash as he frames up the Guildworks Great Deca out of them for indoor use (best flying indoor/UL quad line in my opinion)....and refuses to sell his stock of them, they only go with kites....

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 on: Yesterday at 11:07 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by asburyparkjohn
Yes - the kite on the left is the Triple S built with Zero Gold rods and the Tattoo is 2PT on the right. Both use the pinhole sail technique. The Triple S design is with the pinhole Mind Trick insigne on the black sail and Tattoo pinhole design with Fearless insigne. The Triple S since only a crazy person will try to do more than double wraps on this model has just two claws on the LE's reduced from the claw strip. The original Tattoo of course had the OLD SCHOOL (my term) type yo-yo stoppers which snag the line in low wind conditions on wraps and of course limiting the pilot to wraps that are parallel to the ground. With claw yo-yo stoppers wraps can be done at any angle. After the GPS came out I had Lam upgrade all my kites with the claw strip.

My one hour test confirms it has the same airborne capacity as an indoor stunt kite like the Benson Inner Space which I still use rarely on near ZERO wind days.

IMO the Triple S is strictly for PURE near Zero wind beach days. Some pilots may want to check its feasibility inland - as long as there are no sudden gusts ... it may work for you ... or if your tired of running around ... in very low winds ... but in that case if Lam is still making it buy the Tattoo 2PT first. Lam told me recently the pilots at Dieppe were LOVING IT ... the Tattoo 2PT and Mind Trick SUL. He has very limited stock of the Zero Gold which he told they do not make anymore. He may be investigating other rod substitutes for the Zero Gold for the Triple S?

APJ

 13 
 on: Yesterday at 09:45 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by thief
Are they both black???


I was able to get that from the link on facebook that then brought me to: https://www.flickr.com/photos/apj1/albums/72157672934506431/with/29152735044/

 14 
 on: Yesterday at 09:23 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by Tim P.
https://www.flickr.com/groups/anythingallowed/pool/apj1

Yes - Very problematic. Each person needs to be invited to view - however I found this group (add anything group) pool. Will remember next time.

Try this link. Its been two years since using Flickr. The Preview worked - so this link needs no personal invitation E-Mail which is required for a basic upload to Flickr.

JPL


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asburyparkjohn doesn't have any photos visible to you in the ANYTHING ALLOWED!!!!!! pool.

Facebook link works, but there's got to be a better way to share photos.

https://postimage.org/

The link site that Tom posted seems to fit the bill.

 15 
 on: Yesterday at 08:52 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by asburyparkjohn
Facebook link:


https://www.facebook.com/john.lorenzo.549

APJ

 16 
 on: Yesterday at 06:53 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by asburyparkjohn
Thief. Copy this address into your browser. If it does not link to the photos I give up.

Since I would then have to E-Mail each person individually to give access permission to view.

JPL

 17 
 on: Yesterday at 06:39 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by thief

the triple S is the yellow one and the tattoo is the blue one?

I am not seeing that you have any pictures in flickr now, and I know you used to John.

 18 
 on: Yesterday at 06:28 AM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by adx1592
Joe I watched the video and within two rotations I stopped the video. Same issues you had with every one trick you had a block against: you get too excited too quickly, haha.

When the kite comes around from its first rotation, you give the second tug on the line BEFORE the wing you pulled the first time, becomes parallel to the ground, nOT after.

Right now your inputs are like this ----- pull- rotate around- kite becomes parallel- pull for next rotation- *kite falls out*
they should be-- pull- rotation- pull again before the kite becomes parallel to ground- kite becomes parallel to ground- rotation cont'd.

For the kiters you didn't know- joe had a big block until we started the flapjack. To make this work, I was standing with my feet spread out as far as i could, had joe pull me around as if my arms were two lines, etc. When I leaned forward to him, i'd fall on my face (simulating the kite launching forward, and flipping back). when he pulled me when i was leaning away from him, my leg would likely snap and I'd get stuck in the ground (simulating the kite not going anywhere if you pull the kite onto its back, when nose isn't falling forwards you). An unclose physical example seemed to work.

So I urge you to find a video of a gymnast in slow motion doing backflips on a trampoline. Watch what they do to their bodies to prep for the next rotation/flip. This isn't really much different than what we do with a kite. There are and always will be, parallels everywhere.

 19 
 on: Yesterday at 06:25 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by asburyparkjohn
https://www.flickr.com/groups/anythingallowed/pool/apj1

Yes - Very problematic. Each person needs to be invited to view - however I found this group (add anything group) pool. Will remember next time.

Try this link. Its been two years since using Flickr. The Preview worked - so this link needs no personal invitation E-Mail which is required for a basic upload to Flickr.

JPL

 20 
 on: Yesterday at 04:35 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by Palmahnic
Nope, still not working, and I'm logged in. I think it might be a permission thing.

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