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 91 
 on: November 07, 2017, 09:03 AM 
Started by Dolittle - Last post by Dolittle
Hi,

Can anyone advise how KiteMania and Treasure Island Sport Kite Festival events are different?  We are SLK fliers but enjoy the sport kite displays and can go to one or the other event. 

I do  know the Sport Kite competition is the focus of the January 13/14 event, but there are SLK fliers there as well--We attended this one last year (stayed at the Thunderbird Resort) so I know a little about it.   http://www.visitstpeteclearwater.com/events-calendar/treasure-island-kite-festival-sport-kite-competition/7061

But I see Kite Mania is Feb 2-4 and that looks fun too but we have never been there:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1175668262533361/  Looks like it's more for the Tampa area kite fliers and their friends maybe?

Will there be lots of great kites to see at both gatherings (presuming the weather is good) or is one much bigger/smaller than the other or different is some significant way (other than the competition)?

Thanks for any advice.  J.

 92 
 on: November 07, 2017, 08:57 AM 
Started by Krijn - Last post by Krijn
https://vimeo.com/241717103

Plans available here: http://blog.giochivolanti.it/progetti/matrix/

 93 
 on: November 07, 2017, 08:39 AM 
Started by Krijn - Last post by Steven L Hall
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Make sure you’ve typed the URL correctly, or try searching Vimeo. You could also watch one of the videos below instead."

 94 
 on: November 07, 2017, 08:28 AM 
Started by Krijn - Last post by Krijn
New movie Smiley

Matrix (S)UL, open source kite by Alberto Cavati and Mario di Biase (from Italy).
Winds were very light.

https://vimeo.com/241717103​




Krijn

 95 
 on: November 07, 2017, 03:47 AM 
Started by breezin - Last post by Bob D
The Widow is a good value if it's anything like my Widowmaker. I'd definitely go for that.

 96 
 on: November 06, 2017, 06:17 PM 
Started by midibot - Last post by Allen Carter
Forum started April 2001.

The first few years were Nuts.   Cheesy Huh

This version didn't come along until almost 8 years later. Here's a view of some of the most active Nuts back then.

https://web.archive.org/web/20020831121712/http://www.gwtw-kites.com:80/forum/members.asp?method=postsdesc

 97 
 on: November 06, 2017, 05:40 PM 
Started by midibot - Last post by Steven L Hall
the forum started 8 months before Dan "retired"
but yeah ... the original forum was a HUGE time suck

 98 
 on: November 06, 2017, 02:36 PM 
Started by breezin - Last post by breezin
Hello all, could somebody share some info on the trick n track. Couple of videos on you tube but that's about it. I'm a newbie trying to get started. Thanks

 99 
 on: November 06, 2017, 02:30 PM 
Started by breezin - Last post by breezin
Wow deal on the E3 did not fly  Cry The saying if its too good to be true? Yoder probably has'nt changed much since 71. Been here since 96. Few more people and less cows and antelope. Buddy has a foil I can use next time some of the kids come out. So now I'm thinking Premier Widow and hq bebop. Any thoughts?

 100 
 on: November 05, 2017, 09:49 PM 
Started by midibot - Last post by Lee S
Wow, so as I'm reading this, I hit 13.13  That's' gotta mean something Huh Huh  Those youngsters on the board should realize this is forum 3.0, (or at least 2.5, I don't know how the Dan Whitney era rates)  Needless to say, some of us have been here a looooong time. We welcome all those similarly cursed Smiley

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