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Author Topic: ummm.....anyone else see this?????  (Read 7461 times)
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« on: July 13, 2009, 04:15 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2009, 05:48 PM »

NICE!!!!!!!


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« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2009, 06:07 PM »

if you click on the X a nice thing happens Cool
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2009, 06:14 PM »


that better?Huh??
even so it is worth it to click on a Red X
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« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2009, 07:04 AM »

Not a fan of the yellow nose.. (?), but otherwise, it looks sweeeeet.
isnt a guy mentioned in there the one that made the synchro?
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« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2009, 11:15 AM »

Not a fan of the yellow nose.. (?), but otherwise, it looks sweeeeet.
isnt a guy mentioned in there the one that made the synchro?

This is basically the kite the Synchro was derived from.  It's in Herb's notes about bridles.  So are these picked up direct from Dean?
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« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2009, 11:22 AM »

I thought it was the other way around.

The Millennium was derived from the Synchro?
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« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2009, 11:31 AM »

I thought it was the other way around.

The Millennium was derived from the Synchro?
I thought Herb was flying these, maybe it was the X-1, before he came up with the Synchro.
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« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2009, 12:47 PM »

from what Dean was writing about it sounds more like it was the Mill.'s came first then Herb was helping with the bridling.....
sweet sweet kites....
Yes Dean is making them again....
they are not available yet....but the plan is for them to be....only available from one place though (not GWTW)...and i have idea what the price might be.......

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« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2009, 02:07 AM »

I thought it was the other way around.

The Millennium was derived from the Synchro?
Is it OK to shoot a moderator ?!?!

What manner of blasphemy is this ! Millennium came first; the Synchro is but a knock off derivative Johnny-come-lately Xerox of the original.

Mike,  Tongue
had a Millennium, has a Synchro.
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« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2009, 02:58 PM »

Alwrighty then..  Huh
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« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2009, 04:02 PM »

JimB and zippy8 at odds with each other!!!  Shocked

How come the Synchro always seems to get the ink if the Millennium was first?

This is like wondering if Mighty Mouse could beat SuperMan in a fair fight.
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« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2009, 06:14 PM »

How come the Synchro always seems to get the ink if the Millennium was first?
This is like wondering if Mighty Mouse could beat SuperMan in a fair fight.
prolly because Herb was much more anal retentive than Dean is...........
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« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2009, 11:14 AM »

JimB and zippy8 at odds with each other!!!  Shocked

How come the Synchro always seems to get the ink if the Millennium was first?

This is like wondering if Mighty Mouse could beat SuperMan in a fair fight.

Herb built the Synchro to absolute lowest weight possible at the time.  He also matched every spars weight from one side of the kite to the other for a perfect balance.  IIRC he weighed spars, on a jeweler's scale, to the nearest .01 of a gram.   Huh    My guess was QC was top notch with one and OK with the other.
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« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2009, 10:14 PM »

IIRC he weighed spars, on a jeweler's scale, to the nearest .01 of a gram.   Huh 
My Synchro has the spar weights painted on but only to one decimal place. I like a good bit of kite legend but let's not get carried away here  Wink

Of course if you want to be really picky then you'd assess each spar's stiffness as well as mass.

I'm sure Dean's absolutely sick of every time the Millennium gets spoken about, the Synchro gets brought up too. I'll be following developments at Air Jordan and thinking about getting one of these new, old kites.

Mike.
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