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« on: March 28, 2014, 11:40 AM »

I've only been flying for about a year and just purchased a Prism Quantum for my start in dual line flying. I live in East Texas (Lindale), where the wind is either non-existent or gusting to 25mph. But, I make do.

I lurked for a while and decided to introduce myself. I've already gleaned a lot of info off you pros on the forum. I'm having a blast learning the in's and out's of stunt kite flying. Looking forward to becoming a part and learning more in the future.

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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2014, 01:18 PM »

Welcome to our odd little world, Trip!
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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2014, 01:52 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2014, 02:19 PM »

We're not pros. We don't get paid.  Cheesy

We prefer kite connoisseur.

Welcome to the Forum.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2014, 03:04 PM »

Welcome Trip! I'm from Wichita Falls, TX (North Central Texas). There's a kite fest in east Texas this coming weekend. here's the info. Also, if you want to start learning more about flying, I suggest that you try and attend a few kite festivals. I maintain the web page Kite events calendar for the region (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX). Here's that link: 
http://tkogunn1.tripod.com/kitecalender.htm

Mar. 29--Helping House 4th Annual Kite Festival

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Nacogdoches, TX
(at AL Mangham Jr. Regional Airport in Nacogdoches)

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936-371-1536

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We will begin setup at 8:00 on that morning. Big Mikes Kites, Dallas Area Kite Organization, WhataKite will be there. Food, Jump houses, snow cones, old cars, airplanes, bol races, large small kite field, large ground display pieces. to many vendors to mention. A beautiful flying venue. Last year was a huge success, with lots of community participation. In case of rain, the festival rain date is April 13th.

 
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2014, 05:38 PM »

Gracias for the info TGunn... I was hoping you'd jump in and give me the url to the calendar. For some reason I couldn't get it to work from other posts you had. I'll definitely take your advice and attend some kite festivals. I've already got plans for this weekend but you should have some great weather for it. I had planned on making the kite festival in Arlington, TX next Saturday, April 5th.

Oh and chilese, fair enough... henceforth, all you guys will be kite connoisseurs.  Cheesy  My thanks to all of you for a warm welcome!

Troy, if you ever need any help with any website coding or issues on the calendar, I'll be glad to lend a hand. Feel free to view my website at http://hilliard.ws

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« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2014, 09:57 AM »

Thanks for the offer Trip.
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