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Author Topic: The Ichibans are back!  (Read 9736 times)
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« on: March 17, 2009, 04:08 PM »

I just went to Blue Moon's site and saw that Ken's making Ichibans again! I gotta get me one of them! They are BEAUTIFUL kites!
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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2009, 07:56 PM »

What happened to the Reprise? I thought it was going to be the updated version of the Ichiban.


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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2009, 04:30 AM »

Good question. I like them both. I had asked Ken in a post last year about the Reprise and he wrote that he was too busy with the "bread and butter" kites. He also said that you never know what the future will bring so we can only hope.

 Either way, I might like to see if I can swing an Ichiban this year. Maybe the 'boss' will let me use some of my job performance bonus towards a new SLK in May.
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« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2009, 08:49 PM »

I went to Ken's site last week and saw that too. I had to double check just to make sure I was reading it right. A Ichiban would be good company for the Reprise.  Oooooo, stacking an Ichiban, and the Reprise, now that would be cool.  Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2009, 05:31 AM »

now that the I's are back I am going to have to ask again about a 1/2 size Ichiban!!!be GREAT!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2009, 12:04 AM »

I picked up one last week. I could not pass up the new store discount and free shipping. The kite should arrive next week.  Smiley Any tips from those who own one?
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« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2009, 03:15 AM »

Any tips from those who own one?

Have Steve get you a matching Streamer Tail or Penant from Gomberg, they compliment each other nicely.

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« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2009, 07:15 AM »

Great idea. That was going to be my next purchase. Is there one you prefer over the other?
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« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2009, 11:33 PM »

Get the 45ft pennant, it gives it a "fuller" look. It also helps settle the kite down if the winds are gusty.

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« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2009, 12:01 AM »

There you go, thanks Ian.

I don't have an Ichiban myself, have just seen them with these tails and they go together nicely.

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« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2009, 02:04 PM »

I picked up one last week. I could not pass up the new store discount and free shipping.

I must have missed this.  What discount?

Also, are there any pictures out there of an Ichiban with a pennant tail?

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« Reply #12 on: March 23, 2009, 03:13 PM »

http://picasaweb.google.com/corgimas/Ichiban#
some detail pictures........
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« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2009, 05:45 PM »

Rob;

I love the color on yours
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« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2009, 11:57 PM »

Rob;
I love the color on yours
thanks!  it was quite fortuitous that Ken and i have the same impeccable taste in color!!!!
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