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Author Topic: Kite my dog put my best kite in the tree  (Read 292 times)
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« on: Yesterday at 10:23 AM »

I have never had a kite in a tree befor. What would be the best way to get it down??

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« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 10:37 AM »

how tall? a couple of simple ideas:

Telescoping banner pole...use as a reach device....(or a pol skimmer rod, etc...)

fly a second kite above the first one....larkshead a carabiner/clip onto the line of the second kite....clip the first kite's line into the clip...then let the second kite go skyward....that will pull the line of the first kite upward and hopefully into a position where it can be popped out of the tree...

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« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 11:56 AM »

I used to use a slingshot and fishing line tied to a rock, pull that line back w\ 1/4" rope to jiggle the kite down with.  Now, I just avoid flying by kite catching trees.    Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 03:42 PM »

I have 5 big trees in my front yard, I knew it was just a matter of time be for I got into one. I will think of something, looking for a very long pole. If i can't find one i am climbing tomorrow.
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« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 04:43 PM »

You Sir, have been "Charlie Browned"  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 05:13 PM »

Well the Blue Max is home and safe. A friend brought a tree trimming pole about 20 feet long and with my 10 foot step latter in the bed of his big 4x4, it came down. I just touched it and it glided right out of the tree.
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« Reply #6 on: Yesterday at 05:57 PM »

always nice to hear a happy ending. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: Yesterday at 09:39 PM »

YAY!
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