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« Reply #15 on: November 05, 2013, 05:40 PM »

Ko why have you not gotten your own yet? Wink
The holiday season is coming you know......
Wish lists work!!!!!
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« Reply #16 on: November 05, 2013, 06:25 PM »

If you are flying indoors check out a Karl Longbottom Petrodactyl , great fun flyer.
The pterodactyls are top notch...i like the large more than the standard size...but have you tried the 6-81?
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6-81?
61/49? I have one of these as well but it's more of 1-2 mph kite at minimum for me
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« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2013, 06:36 PM »

Rob.. I just may have to do that.. I do not think you can go wrong with that kind of price. Buuuuut I do like unique so I will keep watching this for ideas. I did not enjoy fighters but gliders seem to be very Zen like
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« Reply #18 on: November 05, 2013, 06:37 PM »

Nope.....Karl makes a 6-81....stiffer frame than the pterodactyl with some neat design tweaks....this is one more reason I like the large pterodactyl more than the small one.....the 6-81 replaced the small one in my bag......
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« Reply #19 on: November 07, 2013, 03:50 PM »

You could always build one yourself. Grin  The attached picture is of my Rapere Canard Kite.  Reply #73 at the following link takes you to the post under the Kite Building and Repair Section of this Forum, which provides the links to download the plans and construction pictures for two sizes of the Rapere.

http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?topic=8850.60

If you have any questions, just send me a PM.

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« Reply #20 on: November 07, 2013, 08:15 PM »

Here is a picture of the Rapere on the climb.

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« Reply #21 on: November 08, 2013, 04:10 AM »

Doug knows what he's talking about. I've seen his kites and he's quite the XUL builder!
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« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2013, 01:34 PM »

If you are flying indoors check out a Karl Longbottom Petrodactyl , great fun flyer.
The pterodactyls are top notch...i like the large more than the standard size...but have you tried the 6-81?
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Not as yet but will be flying with Karl next Sunday at an indoor get together so hoping he will bring some and may be something new. Problem is that these doo`s can get costly,as we all know that enough kites is one more than you have!!!!!! Grin
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« Reply #23 on: November 10, 2013, 10:49 AM »

If you are flying indoors check out a Karl Longbottom Petrodactyl , great fun flyer.
The pterodactyls are top notch...i like the large more than the standard size...but have you tried the 6-81?
he he he he he he he he h
Not as yet but will be flying with Karl next Sunday at an indoor get together so hoping he will bring some and may be something new. Problem is that these doo`s can get costly,as we all know that enough kites is one more than you have!!!!!! Grin

he he he he he....i told Karl that he needs to bring a couple extra 6-81s for you to choose from....

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« Reply #24 on: November 18, 2013, 04:19 PM »

If you are flying indoors check out a Karl Longbottom Petrodactyl , great fun flyer.
The pterodactyls are top notch...i like the large more than the standard size...but have you tried the 6-81?
he he he he he he he he h
Not as yet but will be flying with Karl next Sunday at an indoor get together so hoping he will bring some and may be something new. Problem is that these doo`s can get costly,as we all know that enough kites is one more than you have!!!!!! Grin

he he he he he....i told Karl that he needs to bring a couple extra 6-81s for you to choose from....
He said you had been in contact. Well I managed not to buy a 6-81, unfortunately he brought his new 7-81,money spent.Also a Brazilian Pipi found a home in my bag. I`m easily swayed. The 7-81 is a beautiful flyier and controlable,I have only been flying single lne kites for a year and this was my third indoor session. I am a long time two and four liner so still learning the lighter touch.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHipWymQCSE
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« Reply #25 on: November 18, 2013, 06:45 PM »

Well done Tim well done.
Why did you choose a 7 over a 6?
You will love the pipa to!!!!
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« Reply #26 on: November 19, 2013, 02:24 AM »

Thanks. I chose it because it worked for me and felt comfortable straight away, it was fun from the off. I find I that a kite must either feel right to me or  be something  of a challenge eg. Flexifoil L7, Utopia or Andy Wardley/Tim Benson Airbow ( I know more than 1 line). New  challenge always good (Pipa).
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