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« Reply #15 on: April 15, 2010, 01:10 PM »

BAHH I still haven't gotten to fly mine yet!  Cry
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« Reply #16 on: April 15, 2010, 02:34 PM »

BAHH I still haven't gotten to fly mine yet!  Cry

Time to buy that really big circus tent to shield you from the winds.   Huh

ATB,
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« Reply #17 on: April 15, 2010, 06:32 PM »

Sam,
thanks for the tip on the small HQ winders.  I'm probably going to go that route Wink

I've been experimenting with settings and little changes ( I always do this Roll Eyes )
to the kite. It's working pretty well for me. One of my favorite things about it is how less pitchy it is than most of the kites we fly today.  Certain moves, like the slot machine really come into their own on a kite like this. 
I find the 4D much more to my liking than the Ozone which flies in similar winds. The 4D has more moves up its sleeve.  The cool thing for me is even with these extra moves, backpsin, etc., it still has a flat spinny old school feel.  Its truly a delight to fly.  As an experiment I taped a nickel to the spine. Results were predictable.  Easier and quicker into a backflip, backspins became much more nose down, flair to a fade much easier and more authorative. but some of the floatiness went away and therefore so did the nickel.  Some things are better left alone. 
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« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2010, 08:36 PM »

+1 on the nickel the flat spins are not something i want to give up with this kite good call dave
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« Reply #19 on: April 21, 2010, 03:32 PM »

So does anyone have video of these yet?
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« Reply #20 on: April 21, 2010, 04:57 PM »

I tried, but my wife was filming and the wind was so up and down (0-10 in the space of seconds) that it wouldn't give you any idea of what the 4D really flies like. She also got 30 minutes of the inside of her pocket, so she is moving right along at perfecting using the camera! Huh
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Asfink tersez wot....

Exactly! Party on, Garth!
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« Reply #21 on: April 22, 2010, 06:21 AM »

Lol, sounds like my wife, only she can't remember to lock the keys on her phone, so it's constantly calling  people or taking pictures of the inside of her pocket and purse.   Cheesy
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« Reply #22 on: April 22, 2010, 06:35 AM »

I'd like to make a vid of it but I'd like to get a little better with the kite first. 
Somebody will get one done soon.
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