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 61 
 on: July 28, 2014, 05:08 AM 
Started by asburyparkjohn - Last post by asburyparkjohn
Update

On the Premier model and I guess? also on the Gibian model I found these three helpful hints:

1. Use a swivel at the bridle point connection as this kite likes to turn at the bridle point connection.

2. Keep the top and lower spreader bow heights - EQUIVALNET. Not 7" top/4" bottom as per directions. More stable IMO.

3. Tension the central spine - see this thread.

4. I use 50# test line. It likes 4-10 mph.

When possible buy the ORIGINAL  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

APJ

 62 
 on: July 28, 2014, 04:47 AM 
Started by Captainbob - Last post by Captainbob
Shot another video yesterday of my B Series Mid Vent in 12-14 mph .


http://youtu.be/cqD9wMXLLPU

 63 
 on: July 28, 2014, 04:02 AM 
Started by trigger - Last post by Bob D
We went for a picnic on the east side of Lake George yesterday and went on 149 towards Fort Ann. Drive out that way and it's more open. You might find something that way. I see on Google Maps that the Gurney Lane Recreation Area is on the other side of 87 (the Northway).

We went to Shelving Rock, 13 miles up Buttermilk Falls Road. It turns to dirt for the last 3 miles but it's a neat place to check out. Do a search for more information.

 64 
 on: July 28, 2014, 03:57 AM 
Started by vigli - Last post by vigli
Hi
Wondering....... does anyone, exept RobB and me, has Sea Angel in pure white variant?   Smiley


Boris

 65 
 on: July 28, 2014, 02:47 AM 
Started by macdawg - Last post by photogbill
Photogbill,
Thanks so much for taking the time to explain that. I'm going your route for the moulds -- thanks again!

My pleasure! Good luck and keep us posted on your progress. Don't hesitate to ask if you have any new questions arise.

 66 
 on: July 28, 2014, 12:52 AM 
Started by macdawg - Last post by KaoS
I notice Christian included the "moulds" in the download.  Only takes 14 pages on a laser printer, and the pages do have crop marks for easy alignment


 67 
 on: July 27, 2014, 11:24 PM 
Started by kite_pilot - Last post by skb
^it's very salty, the ferrules corroded and I can't break the LEs down anymore.

 68 
 on: July 27, 2014, 10:59 PM 
Started by vertigo2u - Last post by vigli
Thanks, I will try....

 69 
 on: July 27, 2014, 09:57 PM 
Started by Charly - Last post by Charly
I have one of the early model purple and black large Prism roll up kite bag.  As you know the large roll up bags now only come in blue or titanium colors.  This bag was one of the early models, and it should be a part of any true Prism lover.  The bag is in VERY excellent condition.  I am asking $125.00 PLUS SHIPPING.  Send me your e-mail address as I do have pictures.

Thanks
Charly

 70 
 on: July 27, 2014, 08:58 PM 
Started by stapp59 - Last post by DD
I had the Stranger UL, liked it better than the Standard.
The Sky Shark frame was a lot less noodley than the stock one and the Icarex sail didn't get baggy and heavy in our damp Fall/Winter weather.

Think it went to rod247.

Hmmm now i want one

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