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 on: August 20, 2016, 05:25 PM 
Started by Daves1980 - Last post by Batam

How is this Sixth Sense doing compared to NSE and other Nirvana ?
Is it as precise / polyvalent ?
Easy to learn on it (I am learning freestyle tricks) ?

I already built a Vortex from C. Derefat but it seems a bit too radical to me. I stalls too easily and I struggle to complete tricks.


 on: August 20, 2016, 04:44 PM 
Started by Flying Fish - Last post by Charles G
John Perusse was the creator and owner of Action Kites. Richard van Mechelen, known as 'Van', was in charge of Sky Dart assembly.

 on: August 20, 2016, 11:24 AM 
Started by dayhiker - Last post by Gamelord
Awesome for the rev power stack.  Let  us know how it works out for you.  Also, nice pinball machine. Smiley

 on: August 20, 2016, 05:36 AM 
Started by OCPablo - Last post by thief
Is it a sign that you have to many kites when you suddenly remember you bought a Zenith a couple of years ago and its still sat at the back of your office waiting to get some airtime  Huh

... Off to look for it  Roll Eyes

Well if you determine it is not your cup of tea I have$ ready for one!!!

 on: August 20, 2016, 02:43 AM 
Started by Mr.Derrick - Last post by chilese
I fell asleep peacefully and smiling.
Very dreamy.
Thanks.  Smiley

 on: August 20, 2016, 01:34 AM 
Started by OCPablo - Last post by Ca Ike
Deep turtle is basically nose low when the kite is on its back. It locks in better while rotating, allowing for more lazy Susan based tricks.

I can tell you sail depth and the curve of the LE have little or nothing to do with how flat a kite lays during a spin. It's all in how the keel is angled and a bit in how the tunnel is set.

 on: August 20, 2016, 12:43 AM 
Started by Mr.Derrick - Last post by Benderdog
Maybe this one?

 on: August 19, 2016, 11:43 PM 
Started by Mr.Derrick - Last post by Mr.Derrick
Hope you enjoy it.

Sorry, first Link was an dead Link.

This is the right one.

better Quality

 on: August 19, 2016, 05:47 PM 
Started by dayhiker - Last post by dayhiker
OEM Prism stack lines for the Micron can be purchased as a complete set.

If you weren't already aware.  Grin

Thanks!  The first stack I ever made was using home made link lines & that was quite an effort.  Later I found that Prism had three lengths of link line sets available.  I am actually using the longest version of Prism link lines for stacking my Revs.  I just had to buy enough sets to make the extra connections on the 1.5's.  I have read that the center of the leading edge may not need a link line for a three stack.  If I can get my nerve up I may stack these three kites.

Blast, Power Blast 2-4 & Power Blast 4-8.  That would be a progressive stack for sure.    SHBKF

 on: August 19, 2016, 05:39 PM 
Started by dayhiker - Last post by dayhiker
There is a lot of stress inflicted on the lead kite's stock framing once the stack gets larger. You might consider beefing it up.

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I have run into that issue with my TRLBY stack.  Did not have a special frame or bridle for the lead kite of just six & the bottom of the lead kite would deform when the spine bent.  I replaced the spine with a carbon reinforced tube of considerable strength. Had to ream the fitting a bit but that was the only issue.

Have the TRLBY stack up to nine now with no further issues.  I remember the old Dynakite site showing a metal ghost frame available to act as the stiff frame needed for the twelve stacks.  I have doubled up bridles on some stacks to get more bridle strength where I did not have heavier bridle line on hand.  I found out the there are variations in bridles from otherwise seemingly identical factory made kites.  Currently stacking some Revolution Sportwings, 1.5's.  They have the famously interchangeable frames so that will be helpful.  Shouldn't be too hard too come up with beefier rods for the little Micron.  Any suggestions?   SHBKF

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