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 11 
 on: July 21, 2017, 09:31 AM 
Started by synthexracing - Last post by kenmcneill
hmm.. Well, my upper spreader is 20 1/4" .. I have one lower spreader that is 32.5" and one 31.5"... These are Gforce Skinny SUL. Would you cut the long one down to 31.5 or replace with something else?

How do you think skyshark 2pt would do for a replacement set of lower spreaders?

The lower spreaders should be 32.5"  The 2PT would be an appropriate replacement for the OEM Skinny, but I might step it up to new 3PT lower spreaders. A few grams more, but a much tougher and better constructed stick. Don't worry about the longer upper spreader, 20 1/4" is the one to have.

Enjoy Your AirFX!
Ken

 12 
 on: July 21, 2017, 08:00 AM 
Started by Krijn - Last post by DD
I like my p3 and wont be giving it up. Cheesy
makes me wonder at times about a ul version of it

 13 
 on: July 21, 2017, 12:01 AM 
Started by Krijn - Last post by OCPablo
You better be willing to share that Krijn UniKorn with others... sharing is caring.

 Cheesy

 14 
 on: July 20, 2017, 07:56 PM 
Started by adx1592 - Last post by Texanpilot
I've been out of kiting a while (with occasional dabblings to ensure I don't forget how to fly), but am trying to get back out more often.

But as to great kites that I would love to see hit the market:

Paul Shirey's Sano SS. I have an SS, an SSL, and an SSL+.  With the shape shifter standoffs, these were so adaptable to the winds, and a good bit, to flying styles.

And I think the Shanti Skywave is quite good for not being a "high level" kite.  Very precise for a $125 (new) kite, and had a few old-school tricks thrown in as well.  It was my first "modern" stunt kite, and I've kept going back to it, especially when the wind is a bit high for easy tricking.

 15 
 on: July 20, 2017, 07:24 PM 
Started by Krijn - Last post by Frazer
is he working on new kite for you?
He's always working on something for someone Wink

-Frazer

 16 
 on: July 20, 2017, 07:03 PM 
Started by adx1592 - Last post by socalman320
I stumbled across the Prism site and was surprised to see the return of the Vapor!!! I was very interested until I saw the price tag. Damn! I did grab the Quantum though. Mainly because I like the color scheme.

When I landed in Seattle, I took out a dually(Spectra Wings Rocket) that was my first kite (still have ) I had bought about 10 yrs prior just because one day the winds were up and it hit me! Just the sound alone from this thing makes it loads of fun to fly.

That turned into finding Prism being in Seattle and the bug began. One after another I came across a Prism and pretty much got all the original Seattle made versions. From there came Revolution kites and then power kites.

I do favor the larger wingspan of the older Prism kites.

Too bad the forum went south and they outsourced everything. Quality control is mediocre.

 17 
 on: July 20, 2017, 06:55 PM 
Started by synthexracing - Last post by Fly Market
I recognize that one in the middle, BT. Glad that low-numbered custom model found a good new home.

 18 
 on: July 20, 2017, 05:40 PM 
Started by synthexracing - Last post by synthexracing
Recently got a pizazz that was missing some parts. Just got it put together. Have a question about the bridle. It connects to the spreaders instead of the center t. Cant tell if the legs should cross. There is also an unused attachment point cut out in the center of the leading edges.





 19 
 on: July 20, 2017, 05:39 PM 
Started by synthexracing - Last post by synthexracing
hmm.. Well, my upper spreader is 20 1/4" .. I have one lower spreader that is 32.5" and one 31.5"... These are Gforce Skinny SUL. Would you cut the long one down to 31.5 or replace with something else?

How do you think skyshark 2pt would do for a replacement set of lower spreaders?

 20 
 on: July 20, 2017, 05:21 PM 
Started by synthexracing - Last post by bt
Ooooo....air fx`s!!! One of my all time favz!!!!!
I have 3....2 standards and 1 vented.
My first one acquired has 2 upper spreaders....one is 20 1/4" and the other is 21 1/4"
The second one acquired is an early one...#35...and came with 1 upper spreader and it is 20 5/8"
The third...vented...has 1 upper spreader and it is 20 1/4"
I'm imagining the 20 1/4" is the one Ken decided upon in the general "run" of the kite and the longer one of course will change the aspect ratio a bit and was for higher winds....
All other measurements are the same as in the above posts.
Also the early Air FX has a 2 point bridle and the other two have the 3 point bridles.
All pictured below....also note for the pix I did not put the battens in.....
bt



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