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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2010, 08:24 PM »

very impressive so far.
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« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2010, 09:54 PM »

one wing down
 
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« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2010, 04:07 AM »

Great looking kite! I'm also starting my first build waiting on fabric & frame to arrive.
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« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2010, 01:23 PM »

So I think this is as far as I'm going to go since I messed up the right wing
     
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« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2010, 01:55 PM »

i screwed up the left wing on my first kite yet i was surprised how well it flew in the end. i'm not saying it ended up with a permanent home in my kite bag but i knew exactly how to correct the issues i had. i learned something.

i would encourage you to see it through. you're probably feeling down and frustrated at the moment but carry on. if you can fix it before moving ahead, do so. but if not, i'd still encourage you to finish.

ok, so it may not be perfect in the end, but once you see the thing in the air, it makes a huge difference in how you feel about the struggle.
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« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2010, 02:45 PM »

it's a striking design, do you have a link to larger photos?
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« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2010, 02:57 PM »

I just started cutting the second build with different material.  The stuff I used for the first one is a lot stretchier then I thought it was going to be.  The stuff I have for the this round is Nylon but on the heavy side, they only had the colors in 1.5oz.  However I might finish it just to learn doing the Leading edges and trailing edges.

Link to the album is in my signature.
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« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2010, 03:20 PM »

thanks, I had signatures blocked
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« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2010, 05:23 PM »

Round 2
   
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« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2010, 06:12 PM »

it looks veryyyyy good for a first build.
Nice job!
Post pics when it's done!  Tongue
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« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2010, 07:09 PM »

there is not a doubt in my mind who that 1 is for!! looking good un
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« Reply #12 on: March 23, 2010, 07:44 PM »

wow i would have had a tough time committing to those colors but it looks awesome.  Shocked
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« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2010, 08:05 PM »

looks good, I Love my LeQuartz, great kite!

lately its been pretty much the only kite coming out of the bag it has a big wind range also.




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« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2010, 08:21 PM »

The pink kite isn't for me.

I think I've seen pictures of the build for the blue yellow green one.  Came out nice.
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