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« on: April 28, 2016, 08:28 PM »

Just ordered a Prism Synapse 140, should be here tomorrow or Saturday. Have always loved kites, never put my money down on anything "serious" until now. Have a 6 year old son who I'd like to get into kites as something to do together. He's a bit too wild to get into my main sports yet, so hopefully this fills a nice gap.

Anyways, hoping to get some more kites for the wife and I for trips to the beach or park.  Just looking for more info and learning how to fly.

So, what's gonna be next...?!


Cheers!

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« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2016, 10:35 PM »

Start by finding any kiters who live near you.

Find them and ask a million questions, fly a

million kites and enjoy bonding with your son

and wife.

Welcome to the Forum.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2016, 12:13 AM »

Here's a good place for that...
http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?topic=13448.0

Wish I could be there.
A few very good guys I miss deeply meet up in this nice bield.

Welcome!    Wink
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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2016, 01:49 AM »

Hi FNG!

Alway good to have new guys on the Forum!

Yes come out to Ripon!

Looks like we are just getting the old "monthly" flys going again.

There is a good group of flyers in your area. I like 'em enough to come all the way from my coastal paradise to fly from time to time. :-)

The little Prism foil is a perfect starter for windy days. Big fun in a small package. I take one in my luggage on business trips for when I have some time to kill and have to fly. Don't bother in light wind, it will be frustrating.
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« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2016, 08:20 AM »

Thanks for the welcome!

Ripon is just down the road, I may head out there one day, thanks for the heads up.

I was thinking the Prism foil would be good for 10-12 kts and higher? But, what would be a good beginner stunt kite for light to moderate wind, say 3-10 kts?  I just don't know enough about brands and models yet to make a good decision. Preferably <$100.

-Xander
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