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 91 
 on: July 26, 2015, 01:16 AM 
Started by Frazer - Last post by VirtualFreestyle
Hi everyone,

Firstly, thank you for your support of VF over the years -- particularly to Frazer who funded the website hosting far longer than ever intended, and to the prize donors who provided so many great incentives to enter.

For whatever reason, the competition is going through a period of reduced interest. I've considered the options, and here is how I would like to move ahead:

  • The competition takes a break for 6 months, at which time we re-evaluate the situation and see if there is sufficient interest to launch VF32. If so, we launch VF32 and see how it goes; if not, we opt for another period of hiatus.
  • The website remains online at virtualfreestyle.com for another 12 months. Alex has generously offered to help with the cost of hosting, however I would like to see the costs shared across more than one person, in keeping with the community spirit of the competition. We need to raise $120 for 12 months of hosting; if you can help with monetary donations, please PM me for the Paypal account.  More than 12 months worth of funding would be a bonus.
  • The ownership of the domain (and associated billing) is transferred from Frazer to me. If, after 12 months, we run out of funds for hosting at virtualfreestyle.com, we forfeit the domain and move the site to shared hosting. One option is vf.kiteclique.com.

VF is not disappearing just yet -- it's just adapting to the ebb and flow of the kiting world. Smiley

Cheers,
A.

 92 
 on: July 26, 2015, 12:56 AM 
Started by CrabCake - Last post by Michel
When you say silicone, will WD40 work?

Or put the APA into boiling water. It works perfect and is less expensive than silicon.

 93 
 on: July 26, 2015, 12:43 AM 
Started by CrabCake - Last post by Revrookie
When you say silicone, will WD40 work?

 94 
 on: July 25, 2015, 09:44 PM 
Started by ezme6 - Last post by lineman
I saw on a site  $250.00 had five versions to pick from. think I might be on board for another kite myself.
I believe a facebook sight.

 95 
 on: July 25, 2015, 09:02 PM 
Started by Doug S - Last post by skb
Very sad news.

 96 
 on: July 25, 2015, 08:17 PM 
Started by Doug S - Last post by DD
That's so sad. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Are there kite designs by Andre available as plans? I would like to honour him by building one of his (speed)kites and fly it.
Agreed. I drooled over his designs

 97 
 on: July 25, 2015, 07:41 PM 
Started by Dano - Last post by Dano
Frazer,
the ule spec you supplied was what I needed, thanks!

I was just trying to remember where I saw it originally.
(Trying to beat my CRS ailment that comes with age Smiley)

 98 
 on: July 25, 2015, 06:58 PM 
Started by ezme6 - Last post by thief
Since you brought it up how much are we looking at?

 99 
 on: July 25, 2015, 06:19 PM 
Started by ezme6 - Last post by indigo_wolf
Dimensions?

Hard to judge from the base of the tree.

ATB,
Sam

 100 
 on: July 25, 2015, 04:17 PM 
Started by ezme6 - Last post by ezme6
Thief...the current set up is single line. with a small bridle change it goes quad   Grin
Price is very right too...

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