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Author Topic: Looking for Kite Stores.  (Read 3039 times)
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« on: August 27, 2009, 07:04 AM »

Next week i will be traveling through Buffalo, to Binghamton, to Philadelphia, to Salisbury for a few days, and i will appreciate if anyone can let me know if there are any  kite shops along the way that i can get kite parts, like spars etc. , lines , and good dual liner kites. There is a chance that i may go also to Greensburg. Thank you.
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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2009, 07:15 AM »

If you look in the AKA member merchant list, I think there's a store in the Rochester, NY area. I remember seeing it in the AKA magazine, only one in NY.

Otherwise, GWTW gets me my parts usually within 3 or 4 days, and Steve seems to have everything...
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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2009, 07:27 AM »

There's a pretty well known shop in Ocean City MD.  Pm me if you need info.

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« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2009, 10:29 AM »

Gomberg's site has a list of kite stores by state.  Prism's has a list of their vendors as well, which *may* be in map form.  I'm pretty sure Gomberg's list is of "all" (known, anyway) shops, while Prism's is of stores that carry their products.  Though I'd guess there probably aren't many kite stores in the US that don't stock Prism.

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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2009, 10:38 AM »

Though I'd guess there probably aren't many kite stores in the US that don't stock Prism.

Single lines, probably....

Dual lines....only if they are transported by night and rolled in coffee to throw the dogs off the scent.

Easier to find Prism Dual Lines at the local REI in MA than the local kite store.  Most of new Prisms have been bought from GWTW.

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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2009, 10:04 PM »

Went through  most of the stores on my route, and it does not seem exciting, but will visit some anyway. Thank you very much guys for all the info. smooth winds.
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« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2009, 10:43 PM »

Unfortunately most kite shops have become boring toy stores.  You just can't find the good stuff.
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