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« Reply #90 on: July 12, 2009, 05:09 PM »

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A lot of politicians could avoid fiscal irresponsibility and scandalous affairs by spending more time sleeping with their kites.  Lips sealed
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« Reply #91 on: July 13, 2009, 06:08 PM »

this thread is still alive?

Amazing!
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« Reply #92 on: July 20, 2009, 12:43 PM »

Air oeuvre Disaster = Just some sticks and stuff that you throw in the air and it falls to the ground... Sad


Took mine appart, added a top spreader, change the briddle a bit and i am surprise by the improvement. But having the choice I would like my $$$ back instead!!! Cry
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« Reply #93 on: July 20, 2009, 01:40 PM »

Wasn't there a lifetime guarantee?  Roll Eyes
 

Air oeuvre Disaster = Just some sticks and stuff that you throw in the air and it falls to the ground... Sad


Took mine appart, added a top spreader, change the briddle a bit and i am surprise by the improvement. But having the choice I would like my $$$ back instead!!! Cry
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« Reply #94 on: July 20, 2009, 02:28 PM »

Wasn't there a lifetime guarantee?  Roll Eyes

With apologies to Mike.... a surprising amount of the fine print for various products define "lifetime guarantee" of a product as the production life of a given item (chicken??  egg??).  I don't think that was the case with AO, but there's a heck of a lot of precedent elsewhere.

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« Reply #95 on: July 21, 2009, 02:59 AM »

Sure it has a lifetime garentee:
If it doesn't fly...Well,That's life!!! Angry
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« Reply #96 on: July 21, 2009, 11:04 PM »

Or if the maker disappears...I distinctly remember the last thing you saw on the site was around the lines of:  "If you want to buy extra carbon or fabric email me."

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« Reply #97 on: October 11, 2009, 04:24 AM »

I bought one when I was fresh - it had two spare spreaders included (bad sign!); they were fibreglass.....it when down hill from there..... (POS image below)
Live and learn Smiley

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G-Day Mike,

I just got the firestorm as my first kite but with mine the spreaders are carbon fibre i have upgraded my flying lines(origonal where to stretchy for me) to climax 25meter 75kg blue lines and the kite flys well for $70 investment +$29 for the new lines.
If i may ask what problems did you have with it?
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« Reply #98 on: October 11, 2009, 03:08 PM »

Damo- not to worry, there are at least 3 different brands of kites named "Firestorm" (for some reason). I got the really bad one. The 6ft wing span with the multicoloured stained glass panels.

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« Reply #99 on: October 11, 2009, 10:50 PM »

Damo- not to worry, there are at least 3 different brands of kites named "Firestorm" (for some reason). I got the really bad one. The 6ft wing span with the multicoloured stained glass panels.

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All good Mike just for the record myn was from kite magic coogie in sydney
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« Reply #100 on: October 12, 2009, 07:54 AM »

There's not one single (sic*dual) kite I regret buying, but loads I regret selling....   Cry
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« Reply #101 on: October 12, 2009, 06:13 PM »

There's not one single (sic*dual) kite I regret buying, but loads I regret selling....   Cry


I feel your pain.....I REALLY feel your pain!!! Cry Cry
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« Reply #102 on: October 23, 2009, 01:20 AM »

I bought a Big Bang Pro, flew it three times and absolutely hated it.  Ended up selling it to someone who now seems to hate me, though strangely not because of the Big Bang.  Cheesy

You are better than me flew it for 3 time, mine Big Bang is one time then Dump it into Rubbish bin.
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« Reply #103 on: October 23, 2009, 04:15 PM »

You are better than me flew it for 3 time, mine Big Bang is one time then Dump it into Rubbish bin.

Did it make a big Thud going in?
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« Reply #104 on: October 26, 2009, 03:01 PM »

There's not one single (sic*dual) kite I regret buying, but loads I regret selling....   Cry

"If you love something, set it free..."  Errr...ummm.... never mind.  That's probably doesn't apply here.  Where did I put my unicorn rubber stamp?  Roll Eyes

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