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« on: May 03, 2014, 08:20 PM »

hi all,
when i order my pro dancer from skyburner i want to ask about color scheme idea.
i wanted to know what you all think of a black sail with all orange sow stiching in it ?
ya reackon it would look ok ?
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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2014, 09:27 PM »

You won't see the stitching when you're flying the kite.

Black looks amazing backlit and flat when frontlit.

But it is your kite. If you like black, you should order it.

Here is a B-Series Rev, all black, front lit:

https://picasaweb.google.com/chilesej/2010Kites#6009422071052470658

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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2014, 10:12 PM »

If you want to see the orange highlights, pin striping would look cool. BUT. This would most likely be extra, cost, weight and affect the flight...

Up close that would look really cool. Myself, I tend to fly lots at night so I don't get too much of the sail in dark colours.
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2014, 10:25 PM »

hi guys
thanks for your thoughts!
i reackon the orange pin stripe stiching on the blk back ground would look pretty cool and different! Wink
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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2014, 08:32 AM »

I'll throw in a seconded thought that says you will not see that stitching from anymore than 5 feet away. A long while back kites did have colored leading edges, but that could look pretty rough, especially if theres a bright orange option. I like my pro dancers in the lightest colors possible, but I know someone who won't fly one unless its dark blue, or darker.
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2014, 04:22 PM »

A long while back kites did have colored leading edges, but that could look pretty rough, especially if theres a bright orange option. 

Jeff's Howard's Phase used to have colored leading edges in some of the color schemes.  They were always sharp looking and the contrast popped nicely in the sky.  None could have been described as "rough" 

It wasn't that long ago that the Phase was in production.... truly.

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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2014, 10:04 PM »

i recently found out that to get kite sown in orange on one side onl it will cost a further $25.oo.
is suppose i should get the innner side done that if facing the pilot!
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« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2014, 07:41 AM »

One of the Classic black/orange kites..



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« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2014, 07:45 AM »

One of the Classic black/orange kites..



I know where that kite is;)
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« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2014, 08:08 AM »

A long while back kites did have colored leading edges, but that could look pretty rough, especially if theres a bright orange option. 

Jeff's Howard's Phase used to have colored leading edges in some of the color schemes.  They were always sharp looking and the contrast popped nicely in the sky.  None could have been described as "rough" 

It wasn't that long ago that the Phase was in production.... truly.

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There is not one point in that entire post that I ever described another LE colored kite as rough. I said with a bright orange option, it could be. If that material is even produced.


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