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 41 
 on: October 20, 2014, 08:19 PM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by adx1592
I remember getting everyone and their mother to explain and teach you a proper axel for 2 years. And how to slowly start to fly and not be afraid of getting close to the ground.

They grow up so fast.  Cry Cry

Hehehe....

 42 
 on: October 20, 2014, 08:14 PM 
Started by Jorge Gouverneur - Last post by Jorge Gouverneur
Great day flying kites with the Gang.    Flying Kites...  Having fun.  Smiley

Having fun at Kitetober 2014



P.S.

I'll get Rich Comras to fly one of my stunt kites.  Huh

 43 
 on: October 20, 2014, 07:47 PM 
Started by Jorge Gouverneur - Last post by Jorge Gouverneur
I did this video when Dodd Gross was promoting dual line kite flying with one of his designs. " Skydog Jammin' "

This kite is capable of doing all types of tricks even the high-end ones without braking the Bank. Smiley

iFLY2 SkyDog Kites Jammin

 44 
 on: October 20, 2014, 06:12 PM 
Started by stapp59 - Last post by stapp59
Nice pics Steve!  That pair started life as Exile 2PT SULs and were later converted to modded UL prototypes with P100 frames.  One then had its LE and nose replaced as the final Std prototype with an all Nitro frame.  You can tell the Std is in the back with a narrower nose, straighter LE and full size upper APA connectors.

Those are the only two sails now with that layout. I still have one set of the early builds and the rest have all been retired.

Thanks for posting.  Smiley

 45 
 on: October 20, 2014, 06:00 PM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by RobB
Hey Joe...
Great looking kite ! You've come a long way, my friend. I remember your summer of the 540. I think you've got that one licked, now, as well as a number of others ! Good on you... not many stick with it for as long & intensely as you have. It's got to be very satisfying for you to go out to the field now, and tear it up !
I look forward to many more years of your videos of learning & perfecting new things.
~Rob.

 46 
 on: October 20, 2014, 04:22 PM 
Started by chilese - Last post by sadsack
Let me know when and where to send the money.
I need a good calendar.

 47 
 on: October 20, 2014, 02:09 PM 
Started by frogseatflies - Last post by frogseatflies
I'd be tempted to put a tail on this square kite.

There is a line coming from the top left corner, top right corner, and the center.  They all meet to make the tow point.   The line that goes to the center of the kite can be adjusted for length.

I'm new to kite building, so is this what you'd use to make that line adjuster?

(Direct link removed. Picture added. Il Duce)


 48 
 on: October 20, 2014, 01:18 PM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by vertigo2u
Sept. 7,2009.  I think this was Sunday... Jon had just given me the Delta Drive to fly the Wednesday before.

 I flew Dave's for awhile that night ..First time ever on Stunt Kite... I flew a Symphony 1.8 Foil kite the week before.  Jon handed me this kite that night to play with... The beginning  Tongue Tongue Tongue Tongue Tongue Tongue Tongue $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed Lips sealed$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'($$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ Huh Huh Huh Huh$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$  Cool Cool Cool Kiss Kiss
It has been a fun journey to say the least.  Flying is a very healthy hobby.  Enjoying the outdoors is something we all share.  I never take it for granted.  I enjoy being out at the Beach the aura is what matters...

My first real day alone.  Wasn't even sure I set the kite up right...
first music stunt



 49 
 on: October 20, 2014, 01:08 PM 
Started by tpatter - Last post by Frazer
There at least 2 akuji's I regret not buying, never even owned them!  Sad
Yeah - they were nice too

I can't remember buying back the specific kite I sold - but I have acquired other examples (DS, Vendetta, Vana, DZ ..)

-Frazer

 50 
 on: October 20, 2014, 12:42 PM 
Started by tpatter - Last post by harveystubbs
There at least 2 akuji's I regret not buying, never even owned them!  Sad

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