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Author Topic: 24 choices, only one design can win, pick your top 3!  (Read 1401 times)
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« Reply #15 on: May 12, 2014, 10:57 PM »

congratulations to the winner!
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« Reply #16 on: May 20, 2014, 02:59 PM »

Here's the colour scheme that I'll go with.  I wanted to stick to the original theme.




Thanks for holding the contest.

Whenever I get the kite I'll make a donation to the forum similar to the swap meet. 

(5% of free=0 dollars!!! Cheesy)

kidding on the 0 dollars.


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« Reply #17 on: May 21, 2014, 03:06 AM »

Looks great! I'll be finishing up the two kites I currently have in progress and will start in on the essence in a week or so. 
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« Reply #18 on: May 21, 2014, 10:03 PM »

I started drawing up the CAD templates for the design... using landmarks to build the pattern (such as spreader and standoff connectors/intersections.  The template so far is looking like this:



You can see that when using this technique, the panel ratios look quite a bit different.  In order to get an idea of how it will translate to the finished product, I'll be building up a 25% replica (probably from solid white scraps of PC31, in which I can pen in the panels for reference).  This way, I'll be able to make neccessary corrections prior to building the full scale kites.  Stay tuned for the mini version!
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« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2014, 03:32 AM »

A roll of tracing paper from the Art store may work for mocking up a panel and not sacrificing the Icky.  Of course you can't frame it up as easily  Cheesy

Looks good.
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« Reply #20 on: June 26, 2014, 06:04 PM »

And so begins the building...

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« Reply #21 on: June 26, 2014, 06:21 PM »

Looks good!  I'm curious how the ski is used in the build process?  Smiley

Have you flown the Sano yet?

And so begins the building...
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« Reply #22 on: June 27, 2014, 03:17 AM »

And so begins the building...




Now thats exciting!  Looks great I think your CAD layout really nailed this one! 

I might have a new use for my skate skis that have been sitting idle in the basement. 
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« Reply #23 on: June 27, 2014, 04:33 AM »

Nice! Is it going to be a SUL or STD?
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« Reply #24 on: June 27, 2014, 11:08 AM »

I will be using the frame specified by the plans... So SUL.

The ski was actually an inside joke/wedding present (I only have the one), and it has not found a proper home yet, so remains in my kite studio.
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