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« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2009, 06:07 PM »

I cannot do this trick with any consistancy but, when it works, I get a real rush.

I fly two dual line kites - just like Ray - but without the center kite.
 
I launch the two kites and fly to the left side of the wind window, nest the nose of the trailing kite between the lines of the lead kite. I turn the wrapped stack under and fly to the top of the right wind window. I turn the stack to the ground and execute a double flac-flac, unwrap the stack and return to the top of the left wind window, ready to do it again.

My last successful effort was done about a month ago with an STD Mantis and a STD. Sea Devil.

Does it make a mess when it doesn't work?

Well -- YEAH

It's a mystery to me why so few kite fliers fly only one kite at a time.

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« Reply #16 on: December 10, 2009, 09:43 PM »

here's a hint stoney i have a hard enough time flying one!!
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« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2009, 08:22 AM »

Side Slide
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« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2009, 09:21 AM »

Yo-Yo take off into a Multi Lazy unrolling right back onto the ground. Saw it first on the Nirvana video and figured my kite life would be complete once that was down. The Machine does them all day.

Spent many an hour doing Insanes to tip stabs with the Vented Viper

JLs are not exaclty satisfying as they are addicting. I have become annoyed with myself at times by not avoiding them alltogether.
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« Reply #19 on: December 12, 2009, 10:54 AM »

another vote for side slide, dual or quad
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« Reply #20 on: December 15, 2009, 06:19 AM »

Multislot
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« Reply #21 on: December 15, 2009, 10:30 PM »

A flat 540 about 3 feet off the ground (has to be flat at that height). I really love watching that trick and it also stops other people.
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« Reply #22 on: December 16, 2009, 05:34 AM »

Most satisfying trick?

1. Keeping the wife happy. Tricky man...way tricky!!

2. Holding on to my job.

3. Finding my way to a kite field.

Pretty much in that order.  Kiss
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« Reply #23 on: December 16, 2009, 09:57 AM »

Hey! I like Randy's #1! I might also add "well-adjusted and responsible kids"! I subscribe to the philosophy I read in a really good how-to book that fathers should not exasperate their kids and that they should, instead, be an encouragement. After 20 years of experience I'm getting pretty good at that trick. Practice, practice, practice.
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« Reply #24 on: December 16, 2009, 11:32 AM »

My most satisfying trick is to just put the kite together and stretch out the lines......Yep that's what I do better than anything else.....

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« Reply #25 on: December 16, 2009, 12:55 PM »

What trick do you find most rewarding?

For a long time, mine has been the JL.  It seems like sometimes when I go flying, I spend 2 hours doing JLs and then go home.  Lately, its been the backspin cascade (not that I'm fully there yet).
For me, the most rewarding is to do back to back comete combo with one tip stand.  I like doing rolling cascade too.  I am getting this trick 7 try out of 10.   
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« Reply #26 on: December 17, 2009, 09:17 AM »

I'm surpriced no one mentioned the fade.
The fade is my absolute favorite... especially when I start to get tired, it's great to put the kite in a fade and relax a little  Smiley It doesn't take so much physical effort.
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« Reply #27 on: December 30, 2009, 12:53 AM »

Comet, fast an hard in higher winds

Mulitslot, nice flat

Taz, flat and on the spot

One-handed FLic Flacs
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« Reply #28 on: December 30, 2009, 06:55 PM »

at this point in my flying anything is just fine. seems i have broken thru to a place were tricks are starting to come a little more easily i am definatly going to go back and smooth out what ive got,  with left and right where needed
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« Reply #29 on: January 13, 2010, 09:46 AM »

Comet-reverses hit-miss sometimes-Multi-Lazies-multiple rollups yo-yo. Percision most now mixed in.

Helps to find kite you connect with stay with it. Still have my favorite UL Nirvana never part with, have 2 but my red one seem just right.
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