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« Reply #45 on: June 26, 2014, 05:51 PM »

So, Bob, did you order an ABS ? Can't wait to hear more impressions of it...
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« Reply #46 on: June 26, 2014, 06:41 PM »

So, Bob, did you order an ABS ? Can't wait to hear more impressions of it...

Nope , drifting away from Quads towards dualies, although I do like the way the ABS looks.
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« Reply #47 on: June 26, 2014, 09:19 PM »

give lam a call. He is a great guy to  with and I think it is the best way to figure out your needs in a kite.. Lam been way to long my friend
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« Reply #48 on: July 01, 2014, 05:38 AM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J750-ji_6E
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« Reply #49 on: July 12, 2014, 04:41 PM »

Is the framing the same as a Revolution? Not at all


The framing is more like the framing on an HQ Mojo than on a Revolution.  However, it isn't the same.  And HQ don't seem to have gotten flak for challenging the Revolution airspace!

All dual line kites look basically the same, too.

Except the Peter Powell   ... and Rolf Sturm's airplanes ... and   Cheesy

Unfortunately, the flying bowtie shape must be the best shape for quad line kites. I would like four line kites a lot better if they didn't have that lame shape. The only alternative is the Benson Airbow, and I've heard mixed reviews of that one.

I wish I could remember the name of the German quadline kite that looks like two opposing arrowheads.  Amazing trickability - yoyos, axels, 540s, you name it!

Anyone remember?
Have to agree with you here Kevin.  Oh and if you do find that german quad let me know.  I've been looking for one for 20 years or so since seeing one demoed at old city kites back in the heyday of kiting.  There was also one I think by Peter Powell that was two diamond kites overlapped at the tails that was a fun, tricky quad.

Appologies to Tim and Andy, but having flown one for over a year i can say the Air Bow is not a very good quad.  Flies ok but doesn't do anything very well.
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« Reply #50 on: July 12, 2014, 05:59 PM »

Yeah.... Check out a deca.... It had all the functionality you are looking for and more..... And not a bowtie shape....
A deca 6 or a 15 will do very well for you...
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« Reply #51 on: July 12, 2014, 07:18 PM »

Yeah.... Check out a deca.... It had all the functionality you are looking for and more..... And not a bowtie shape....
A deca 6 or a 15 will do very well for you...

Pretty strange looking kite.
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« Reply #52 on: July 13, 2014, 04:58 PM »

Yep...but they are another phenomenal quad line to search out and fly....
Multiple versions provide increasing finite control...... And I am still a firm believer that a great deca is the ultimate indoor quadline.......
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« Reply #53 on: July 14, 2014, 09:20 PM »

Yep...but they are another phenomenal quad line to search out and fly....
Multiple versions provide increasing finite control...... And I am still a firm believer that a great deca is the ultimate indoor quadline.......

Indeedly....I`ve flown one inside just once....wowee....although I do own 2 of the 6ft 0 wind deca and 3 of the 0 wind mini deca`s and they are my fav no wind quads.

I have a friend that has flown an ABS and was/is quite impressed....I would love to check out an UL...
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« Reply #54 on: July 15, 2014, 03:27 PM »

Hi Guys
  I received a message from Lam on Saturday telling me that he had shipped my ABS. I can't wait to try it. I'll post back when I do!

     Mark
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« Reply #55 on: July 15, 2014, 11:19 PM »

Looking forward to hearing how you like it.
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« Reply #56 on: July 21, 2014, 05:36 AM »

a non Lam video...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHn7xFiKM0k#t=72
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« Reply #57 on: September 01, 2014, 03:44 PM »

Late summer strong winds today, The ABS full vent was freaking awesome.....so smooth and precise, so easy to fly.And best of all... Big Smile factor is built in
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« Reply #58 on: September 01, 2014, 04:33 PM »

Thank you Tom Smiley I just came back from the field and the wind was from light to Mid strong. Awesome day get to fly the UL, STD, Mid Vent and Full Vent. Smiley Everything all set to fly Smiley Cheer !

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« Reply #59 on: September 01, 2014, 04:58 PM »

it is awesome to have a full set, Im ready for anything !  Grin
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