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Author Topic: 'Little' Monster build Completed w/photos!  (Read 1637 times)
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« on: July 19, 2014, 11:33 AM »

I decided that since I already have an Organic UL flying to my complete satisfaction, I would hold off on building another Organic and try another Christian Dérefat design, the "Monster" in an UL version.

Although I like the looks of mylar panels in a kite, I decided to go with an all PC31 Monster, which gave me a few more panel color options.

I will decide on one of the below pictured panel combos. I Photoshop altered the original colorizer to more closely reflect the changes to the center 'T' patch which I've become accustomed to including in my last several builds, rather than the long one-piece type that goes from the center 'T' all the way down to the bottom of spine. The predominate reason I've used that method is mainly due to the issues I have when sewing the longer center 'T' patch after sewing the tail-wrap velcro piece on the back of the kite. I end up having material feed problems that occasionally result in less than acceptable sewing results. I usually sew a strip of mylar down the spine for added protection against kite stretch anyway.

Please let me know your thoughts on the potential color combos I have decided on.


I know the kite is named a 'Monster' but I kinda like a  'saber-tooth tiger stripe' effect that I came up with!


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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2014, 01:07 PM »

I like 1 and 6 .....

and 7.



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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2014, 01:30 PM »

7. Is all too Tony The Tiger



Only its NOT G-r-e-a-t !

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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2014, 01:53 PM »

7. Is all too Tony The Tiger

Only its NOT G-r-e-a-t !

-Frazer

You know what they say about beauty being in the eye of the beholder!  Wink

I appreciate the contribution but #7 has a little too much red for me too.
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2014, 01:56 PM »

I like 1 and 6 .....

and 7.


Thanks for the addition John! Can I assume you like the general concept? It'd be nice to have one person in my corner!  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2014, 02:53 PM »

I do like the concept.

BUT....

I'd prefer to see the red replaced with more tiger colors

orange, yellow....
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« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2014, 03:38 PM »

I do like the concept.

BUT....

I'd prefer to see the red replaced with more tiger colors

orange, yellow....

Thanks John! I have a friend who might agree with your change! He's into the "Indian" color schemes!Haven't contacted him yet though.
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« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2014, 05:31 PM »

Oh...number seven is orange....not red Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2014, 09:21 PM »

Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2014, 09:47 PM »

does Christian Dérefat design,still make sport stunt kites for the public please ?
i like how the end of th tail keep proceeds past the wing tip knocks,looks real good of a kite so and i sleek design mate! Grin
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smooth,peaceful winds! Smiley,in the bag so far a black/orange skyburner pro dancer,prism 4d, Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2014, 01:11 AM »

Tony design:  Smiley



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« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2014, 01:22 AM »

looks god chilese,nice shape design wing!
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smooth,peaceful winds! Smiley,in the bag so far a black/orange skyburner pro dancer,prism 4d, Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2014, 03:51 AM »

1 and 3. Grin
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« Reply #14 on: July 20, 2014, 11:18 AM »

kite_pilot

On all sport kites I have seen, the keel does not go below the wingtips

once the kite is assembled. The wingtips are the "lowest" part of an

assembled kite. Otherwise, it would be difficult to launch.  Smiley
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