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Author Topic: KP16 Photos (254 photos up)  (Read 6850 times)
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« on: March 12, 2018, 03:58 PM »

This could take a while.

130 photos up. More to follow. Time for dinner.

Kite Party 16
https://photos.app.goo.gl/Y6jRIkVzAZsESXED2

Kite Party 15 (in case you missed it)
https://goo.gl/photos/hUP4P3CBjzEC5sPQA
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« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2018, 01:02 AM »

254 photos up.

Only a few with captions.

Please feel free to add comments and/or people's names.
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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2018, 01:12 AM »

very good job, my friend
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« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2018, 04:28 AM »

https://photos.app.goo.gl/mKM0t3n4YSg6xLpD2

Wow, which kite is this?


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« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2018, 05:59 AM »


That is a home built kite by ‘Otherone’.
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« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2018, 07:27 AM »

Thanks!
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« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2018, 10:03 AM »

Really nice album!!!
I left before they got the big Manta out of the tree, or did they get it out of the trees?
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« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2018, 10:06 AM »

I didn't get a chance to talk to the owners of those beautiful foils with the beach scenes and fish line laundry.  Didn't see them there on Sunday Sad  They were spectacular an added a lot to the show.
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« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2018, 10:18 AM »

Really nice album!!!
I left before they got the big Manta out of the tree, or did they get it out of the trees?
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The owner of the Manta got a 24 hr parking pass from the city so he could stay overnight with the kite. The city was set to help him get the kite out of the tree on Mon. If they had come out on Sunday, it would have been overtime and been charged to the owner.

I didn't get a chance to talk to the owners of those beautiful foils with the beach scenes and fish line laundry.  Didn't see them there on Sunday Sad  They were spectacular an added a lot to the show.
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Those are custom 100 sq ft Skyhooks made by Martin Blais. I’ll have them at the Ocean Beach Kite festival and if there is anything happening in Seal Beach this year, they’ll be there.
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« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2018, 02:14 PM »

To be specific Carlo, This is yet another version of my "Birdsong" (a work in progress) Kite.
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« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2018, 02:24 PM »

Nice work, John! Some nice ones in there.  Wink
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« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2018, 06:32 PM »

Hey.. that's ME!  Check one off the bucket list.  Great stuff John as always!
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« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2018, 02:00 AM »

Hey.. that's ME!  Check one off the bucket list.  Great stuff John as always!

Reckoned it must have been you, Paul, from the selection of trick kites in JC's pics.
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« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2018, 04:10 AM »

Great photos! They make want to make the trip! I've never been to a kite festival because of the expense with a family. Now that one is out on his own and the other going to be a senior in college next year I'll have to start thinking about it.

The closest one is in NJ in May (Wildwood?) though KONE might have some good events. Anyone know anything about NYKE?

My wife says I don't need all 20 odd kites I have (xt.r set, Nirvana set, DS, MiniGem). I might have to sell some to get one of the Blue Moon Ichibans or a Reprise.
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« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2018, 09:01 AM »

@CharlesG, thanx for the info.  I look forward to seeing them again.  I haven't heard anything about the Seal Beach thing.  As you know it has been a pretty informal gathering for a while now.  I may make it to the Ocean Beach event, not sure about that.

@ BobD, Hi Bob.  The Wildwood festival is of course a big one and certainly worth attending if you can.  But that being said I would encourage you to see if you can find a local event just to see what you think and maybe add to your knowledge base regarding what field equipment etc. would make you comfortable and hopefully make your wife comfortable too.  To state the obvious, if you can make kiting "family fun" it's a plus.  My wife has become my biggest supporter and best "kite crew." As far as the NYKE I know nothing about them but I do know that for me at least the socialization aspect of kiting is part of the fun and there is usually something to be learned from fellow kiters.
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