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« Reply #15 on: March 23, 2009, 12:05 AM »

Well I'd go 3rd or 4th on the Zen with a Rev 2. Anytime you fly it with amplified music (I hate earphones) is a moment, funnest kite to just dance to the beat with IMO.

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« Reply #16 on: March 23, 2009, 07:27 PM »

that was a great read Allen..  I was almost there with you..

We got to fly again yesterday..  wind out of the east but still nice..  just enough to keep a std in the air.

I am so glad to heat that it's possible to learn how to fly revs after flying nothing but dualies..  I want to learn this summer..  I have one just waiting to get in the air..  i am a bit intimidated by it

i learned to fly revs after flying nothing but dualies.  It's not that difficult at all really.  At first you may be moving your arms back and forth a bit; just remind yourself not to do that; it's all in your wrists (mostly)... though there is back and forth movement later when you fine-tune things.  i rarely fly my revs any more... but plan to later on when i have more time.  Right now, with limited time, i am exclusively flying dualies... which is just a preferential thing.

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« Reply #17 on: March 24, 2009, 05:09 PM »

sunny and warm at the beach today winds out of the west which in my case is onshore. 2-3mph of super smooth breeze flew the ozone that kite has helium in it somewhere the time just flew by i did not have a care in the world aaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!!! did i mention the spring break kids sunning around? my only distraction   KO
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« Reply #18 on: April 04, 2009, 06:12 AM »

kite zen, hrmn.
Sunset flys, lightwinds, Floaty tricks, and "Augusts Rhapsody in C Major" from August Rush (the slow sections of the piece) make for a great flight session. If you guys havent heard the piece, look it up on Itunes! Its some good flying music, in my opinion.  Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: April 05, 2009, 10:13 PM »

I got more of that Zen today and it just keeps getting better..  I actually made it to the beach twice today..  earlier the wind was out of the east and being the wind snob that i am i could only stand it for a hour or so..  but I had the perfect kite.. the Mantis Dark Moonie and a 100ft tube behind it..  now this and some good music make for a pretty wonderful fly..

I went back to the beach at 3:30..  the wind had switched around out of the west and dropped..  the tide was out and it was time for sweetness!

I hope you all got to fly something this weekend!
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