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 on: January 14, 2018, 12:20 PM 
Started by np - Last post by Krijn
For someone else I fixed this Level One Genesis Evo, his bike fell through it  Embarrassed . I rplaced the mylar panel.

Before:


After:



And another one. A Benson Gemini. Big rip in a black panel and the mylar panels were totally pulverized. I replaced that with white Icarex.

Before:


After:




Krijn

 42 
 on: January 14, 2018, 11:41 AM 
Started by breezin - Last post by Roger
Tune in to the quilting shows running Saturdays on PBS. Fons & Porter, and Sewing With Nancy. Cool

 43 
 on: January 13, 2018, 08:12 PM 
Started by Allen Carter - Last post by kiteking
I will not be making name tags this year, so everyone should make or bring their own


 44 
 on: January 13, 2018, 07:54 PM 
Started by np - Last post by Stuart99
Not necessarily a beater kite, but a repair none the less...

Flying in close quarters and landed on a rusty old lawn chair. I can't stand taped sail repairs:


 45 
 on: January 13, 2018, 01:57 PM 
Started by Allen Carter - Last post by chilese
Signed up.  Smiley

 46 
 on: January 13, 2018, 12:31 PM 
Started by breezin - Last post by Fly Market
Simple? You want it with a velcro closure? Or a foldover end? Inner sleeve for small spars or standoffs? Should it also have room for lines and handles? Maybe a nametag on the exterior?

Ain't no such thing as simple.  Cheesy

 47 
 on: January 13, 2018, 11:07 AM 
Started by Dolittle - Last post by goestoeleven
My 2 cents - the TI Festival is a festival.  In other words, schedules, competitions, announcer, performances, etc.  KiteMania is more like Kite Party (East) - i.e. laid back, no schedule, no competitions, etc.  I.e. just hang out with other kite people and fly as much or as little as you want.  There are a lot of kite flyers (especially quad flyers) going to KiteMania this year due to the tribute to Rich Comras and the Kites Against Cancer auction.  Many well known kite builders are donating to the auction.  I'm headed to Kite Mania this year.

By the way, that beach is very wide and there is plenty of room for SLKs.  I'll probably bring a few (although they might never make it out of the bag once I set up a rev). 

 48 
 on: January 13, 2018, 06:05 AM 
Started by Wildryde - Last post by midibot
Beauty. Thanks for posting it. My first time through was with sound almost off, which was a mistake.

My doc wants me to do 150 minutes of cardio a week. That is a LOT of 360 side slides, but it would be a very nice way of doing it.

(Particularly at my level of proficiency. Or lack thereof.)

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 49 
 on: January 13, 2018, 05:16 AM 
Started by breezin - Last post by midibot
I wondered whether a simple kite sleeve might be a good way to start sewing.

However, I have not gotten around to it yet...

Wink

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 50 
 on: January 12, 2018, 08:59 PM 
Started by Allen Carter - Last post by Allen Carter
Holy Smokes!

The 16th Kite Party!!!

March 10th-11th, 2018

http://kiteparty.com

I'll be there Noon on Friday.   Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley

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