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Flying Fish
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« on: August 23, 2018, 04:07 AM »

Picture sent to me by a kiting friend; anyone know what it is?

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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2018, 09:10 AM »

Dont know the name, but with vinyl tube connectors, dates it as vintage
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2018, 10:26 PM »


        its a kite.javascript:void(0);javascript:void(0);

         HA HA HA, had to do it
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« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2018, 07:31 PM »

looks like a TOTL Hawaiian
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2018, 02:26 AM »

Except that the Hawaiians with stripes or bars on the end panels usually ran parallel to the ground and not diagonal (as far as I recall). Even the middle panels don't look right. And the "nose" looks a little thin. Or maybe a custom sail?  Undecided
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2018, 08:35 AM »

I'm guessing it's a handcrafted.
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2018, 09:12 AM »

the stripes going out are reminiscent of a stinger, yes?
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