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 21 
 on: Yesterday at 06:22 AM 
Started by sews a lot - Last post by Trip
Nice Mike... very nice!

 22 
 on: May 25, 2016, 10:28 PM 
Started by Flying Buckeye - Last post by Flying Buckeye
Looking for stunt kite maker to create custom order delta kite design.

Delta stunt kite has a main spar and 2 leading edge spars with fabric stretched between them.
One, two or even three horizontal spreaders are also used to keep the kite's shape.
The shape is vaguely triangular, with some designs looking more bird-like with swept wings.
The 2 lines allow the Delta to be steered left and right when up in the air.

Contact me for design information, if interested.

Thanks

 23 
 on: May 25, 2016, 01:58 PM 
Started by sews a lot - Last post by Michel
Nice pictures, thanks for sharing!  Smiley

 24 
 on: May 25, 2016, 09:53 AM 
Started by sews a lot - Last post by sews a lot
A couple of these kite have new homes,  happy they are being flown.
L/R  Ron Reich,  Pam Kirk,  Mike Dennis,  Paul Hodges
Photos taken at Half Penny Park,  Coronado CA.




 25 
 on: May 24, 2016, 05:37 PM 
Started by tpatter - Last post by photogbill
Quad UL with P100 frame weighs 6.3 oz.  A bit wider mesh and leech line.  I like it.

MfT (Made for Thread)



I like the 3-D look! Nice design Steve.

 26 
 on: May 24, 2016, 04:11 PM 
Started by tpatter - Last post by photogbill
Thanks John! I still have the Organic but the other two went to new owners.

 27 
 on: May 24, 2016, 03:51 PM 
Started by tpatter - Last post by chilese
Nicely done bill.  Smiley

 28 
 on: May 24, 2016, 03:33 PM 
Started by riffclown - Last post by riffclown
Onthe backside of each wing attached to the vertical spar and to the sail via velcro is a small metal spring that shapes the sail. IT keep the sail from being perfectly flat and thus induces float when the sail is in any kind of neutral profile. It makes the dead launch from facedown possible and makes it more stable in the air.. But if any of your tricks or moves are based on a flat sail, you'll have to adjust, relearn or abandon..



 29 
 on: May 24, 2016, 03:09 PM 
Started by riffclown - Last post by thief
Springs?HuhHuh?

 30 
 on: May 24, 2016, 02:23 PM 
Started by riffclown - Last post by riffclown
Had a few minutes of weather break in light winds on Friday, enough time for a quick outing but not enough time for camera so before I start, keep in mind this is with light and variable winds..

First Impressions  Nice looking Kite that not only flies like a Rev, but is a Rev.. The Springs do indeed change the wing shape and dead launch from face down is almost as easy as a standard reverse launch.  The springs did however also change some of the responsiveness in the very light wind conditions.. When accelerating a dive in multiple steps to do a dive stop, you have the load the wing (with a heavier hand) at every step and plan again for loading the wing with the dive stop. It's almost like a delayed reaction compared to my other Revs. It will float much easier than any other wing I've ever used and never "fell out of the air" even when I flew it well past the window..

I like the larger size but inversely, dislike that I don't have multiple frame options and interchangeability with the other Revs I own.. This is a minor point but it does matter to me so thought I'd mention it.. This is a very forgiving kite that will make a difference in the novice flyer and intermediate flyer's hands...I can't speak for the Advanced Kiter or Professional's take, as I consider myself neither of those. Looking forward to more handle time with more consistent wind so I can give this wing a fair review with video to support any comments.

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