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Author Topic: any one have a level one thors hammer huge kite ??  (Read 5202 times)
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« on: March 28, 2009, 02:52 AM »

hi guys
just wanted to know if any one here has or seen flying before the gigantic level one thors hammer kite by skyburner ??
what a huge kite hey??,unreal.
13 ft  wing span,wow!!
just another beast to add to the collection.
any thoughts or experiences fellas ??
are they fast??
good quality/well made ??
cheers
glen
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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2009, 03:16 AM »

If you'd like to see one in person, Mike Portley has one and he lives in Melbourne.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2009, 04:56 AM »

i've been lucky enough to fly one on several occasions, and they are awesome, in every way.

very cool kite!  Cool
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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2009, 09:58 AM »

I watched a ballet routine 2 years ago at WSIKF with one.  He included axels and cascades - it was pretty impressive to watch such a large kite fly that way.  Google on it, I recall seeing a video of the hammer in action.

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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2009, 12:48 PM »

hi guys
how are ya
thanks for the replies.
yeah it looks like a nice kite.
i will have to check out mikes kite one day.
cheers
glen
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2009, 05:51 PM »

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Check this out. They would have to be tough and I think thet there is a bit of poetic licence with the flying.

Cheers Chook
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2009, 05:55 PM »

Sorry for the spelling mistake and you may need to change down to LQ for some reason to view it.

Chook
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« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2009, 10:48 PM »

hi chook
thanks  mate for the video
cheers
glen
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« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2009, 08:27 AM »

I made a video of mine a number of years ago. Go to http://home.comcast.net/~kiteaddict/KiteVids.html and click on the Thor's Hammer link.

See ya,
Bill
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« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2009, 10:20 AM »

Bill,
that's the coolest thing I've seen in a long time! Now I want a new kite.. Grin
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« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2009, 03:49 PM »

bill you fly it great!
knowing the arm motions it takes to move that kite, you must have looked like you were swimming.

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« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2009, 04:08 PM »

  It's a lovely monster of a thing. Finding a spot to fly it is my problem. Makes an impressive sound- haven't had the gaul to put it up in bigger winds. Not in dislocating my shoulders  Lips sealed

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Mike
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« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2009, 05:07 PM »

bill you fly it great!
knowing the arm motions it takes to move that kite, you must have looked like you were swimming.

It is big arm movements, and during the cascade you can feel it when it hits the end of the lines.

Very tricky for such a big kite.

See ya,
Bill
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« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2009, 05:26 PM »

Bill,
that's the coolest thing I've seen in a long time! Now I want a new kite.. Grin

Glad to help  Grin
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« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2009, 07:21 PM »

  It's a lovely monster of a thing. Finding a spot to fly it is my problem. Makes an impressive sound- haven't had the gaul to put it up in bigger winds. Not in dislocating my shoulders  Lips sealed

Cheers,
Mike


Can we Mike,can we  Cool Tongue Roll Eyes
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