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 on: May 13, 2019, 11:47 AM 
Started by Bob D - Last post by Doug S

Thank you for the kind works.


 on: May 13, 2019, 10:00 AM 
Started by Bob D - Last post by Bob D
Beautiful day in Upstate NY yesterday. Very light wind between 0 and maybe 3 or 4 mph, maybe less. My wife and I went to the park so that I could fly the BoP 36. In light wind, it climbs easily and hangs there. When the wind dies down (which it did a lot), it flew in a nice, flat glide. I enjoy Doug's kites so much, I decided I want to have him make me a Raptor 48F which will have a faster glide and be a step up from the BoP 36 for me.

I'd suggest contacting Doug if you're interested before the forum closes. He's a real craftsman and his glider kites are works of art and impeccably made!

 on: May 13, 2019, 07:35 AM 
Started by Steve Hall - Last post by Doug S
Steve and Contributors on this great Forum,

It has been a real pleasure sharing my kite development activities with all of you and receiving your input, which has guided me over five plus years.


This would not have been possible without this great Forum and your associated support.  God Speed my friend on your future endeavors.

Yours in kiting,


 on: May 13, 2019, 07:13 AM 
Started by harveystubbs - Last post by harveystubbs
Reduced further


1. Flexifoil psycho - purple -$139
2. Flexifoil stranger ul icarex - purple very rare $149
3. Flexifoil level seven - purple very rare $189
4. Eolo tribal - purple designed by Andy Preston also $139

I will do a very good offer on the lot

 on: May 13, 2019, 01:14 AM 
Started by Bob D - Last post by Big Bri pork pie
Thanks Bob,all good my end.Kites arrived this morning as i thought.

Thanks for a great job done and the extra Leading edge +the handles will come in handy,Thank You Very Much Bob.
A glorious day here and the wind +Weather are Whispering Sedgewick Bri,,,,,,sedgewick to me this morning.

Have a goodn Bob

 on: May 12, 2019, 09:39 PM 
Started by np - Last post by Allen Carter
There was a Prism forum, The Kite Connection had a forum, too.

The best part of the Kite Connection Forum was The Dungeon!

 on: May 12, 2019, 05:23 PM 
Started by HiNator86 - Last post by igeighty
Thankyou Steve for the forum, I have not been active but do read with great interest what passes here.
It is a complete library of tricks tips and information that will be sadly missed when it is gone.
unfortunately facebook is definitely out me me, down here in australia we use it is mainly geared toward power kites, but does have a small following in the single line, dual line sections.

I have found a piece of software that mirrors forums almost verbatim onto a local machine for preserving the info.

WinHTTrack Website Copier 3.49-2

very customisable, website crawler, you are able to throttle the bandwidth so as not to put undo pressure on a server whilst ripping.

it will allow a user to mirror the site for posterity and be archived onto a local machine, with the same structure as the online version.

best of luck in the future Steve, and thank you for providing an excellent resource.


 on: May 12, 2019, 03:05 PM 
Started by bt - Last post by bt
I vented a Sedgwick Rev 1 by hot cutting saucer sized holes.
It  comes with the regular 4 wrap frame plus an SLE as well.... The bridle and sail are in very good shape and the hot cuts have held up.....
$125 US plus shipping from included...

 on: May 12, 2019, 12:51 PM 
Started by np - Last post by np

WOW, that brought back a memory or three....way back!

 on: May 12, 2019, 12:48 PM 
Started by np - Last post by np
The Kite Connection had a forum, too.
Yes, Steve's CTR, but he never could get and keep enough of us over there to continue.....sorry Dave. There will never be another GWTW store or forum.

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