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 91 
 on: January 27, 2015, 02:12 PM 
Started by photogbill - Last post by Ara Ararauna
Edit: Remembered about a picture I saw of the printed kite skins before they were made into kites.  Found it here: https://www.facebook.com/revkites/photos/pb.84309256569.-2207520000.1422243499./10152472898171570/?type=1&theater Looks like a border of white fabric to me. Smiley

YESSSSS dragonfish! Well done!
My intuition did work. You can see it is actually white Icarex and the black is also printed together with the rest of colors.
It would have been very strange that colours should lokk as bright as they do had it been printed on black material.
Cheers!

 92 
 on: January 27, 2015, 02:01 PM 
Started by thief - Last post by Fly Market
Also, at the ski resort up the road, where I'm putting in some p/t hours on the Tubing hill (yeah, I'm a pusher), we've got a solid 4 foot base.

 93 
 on: January 27, 2015, 01:59 PM 
Started by thief - Last post by Fly Market
I just enjoy Al Roker trying hard not to have an orgasm on live TV as he talks about "bombogenesis" and "polar vortexes."  Cheesy

 94 
 on: January 27, 2015, 01:37 PM 
Started by thief - Last post by Steve
63 mostly cloudy with a chance of (much needed) rain showers ... and yet we soldier on ... we Californians are a hearty breed
 Wink

 95 
 on: January 27, 2015, 12:31 PM 
Started by thief - Last post by RobB
Hey Rob,
We got around 20" as well. The wind doesn't affect us too much as we're nestled into the side of a hill that blocks wind from the NorthEast. Good to hear you still have power, this is the worst time of the year to lose it. There's only so much the fireplace can do when it's 20* out....


 96 
 on: January 27, 2015, 12:14 PM 
Started by thief - Last post by chilese
Our newsman in Las Vegas told us to drive carefully because we

had "puddling" in several locations.  Huh

 97 
 on: January 27, 2015, 09:48 AM 
Started by thief - Last post by thief
Only have ~20" of snow up here..... Not such a monumental storm as they thought it was going to be..... But still have been out shoveling and snow blowing in 30 mph winds gusting to 50mph..... Love living on the cost in the northeast!!

RobB how are you guys doing?

 98 
 on: January 27, 2015, 09:19 AM 
Started by stapp59 - Last post by Allen Carter
I recently acquired a Vapor (my third, but it's been maybe 8 years since the last one) and it will be interesting to compare with my other two "floaty flatspinny SUL" benchmarks, the Vanishing Point and the TrickTail UL.

 99 
 on: January 27, 2015, 04:02 AM 
Started by Michel - Last post by thief
Don tuff (bagywrinkle) here on the forum has had luck sewing on new tubing.... I prefer to change over to a hard plastic FSD style nock that had a closed end, but the line slips in on the side. That is what Marc used on the Tapertail S and is most secure and long lasting.

 100 
 on: January 26, 2015, 10:00 PM 
Started by Michel - Last post by goestoeleven
Thief, I may need to talk to you.  I picked up one of the foils at an auction, and the fittings are gone (pvc tubing rotted away).  I need to figure out the best way to repair it and get it flying again. 

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