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« on: October 12, 2010, 10:28 AM »

The wind speed needs to be constant or very close to constant and then the Comete will come easily.

In variable wind, it is impossible to do a Comete. At least for me.  I starting to think that even an experienced fliers cannot do a Comete under variable wind condition. There is no time to do the necessary hand speed adjustment.

What do you think ?
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2010, 12:04 PM »

You're wrong.
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2010, 12:26 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2010, 01:57 PM »

You're wrong.

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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2010, 03:14 PM »

I agree with those above. I wont say 'wrong,' because something about saying that is just odd to me. BUT, I will say, however, that you're just still learning.  Smiley

The Commete will come in bumpy winds too. In bumpy winds, I like to move backwards when doing the trick. The kite is moving so fast anyways, that bumpy wind shouldn't be to big of a problem. Just keep experimenting. 

Try moving more, experimenting more, etc. The outcome will please you.
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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2010, 03:20 PM »

I agree with those above. I wont say 'wrong,' because something about saying that is just odd to me. BUT, I will say, however, that you're just still learning.  Smiley

The Commete will come in bumpy winds too. In bumpy winds, I like to move backwards when doing the trick. The kite is moving so fast anyways, that bumpy wind shouldn't be to big of a problem. Just keep experimenting. 

Try moving more, experimenting more, etc. The outcome will please you.

+1 for a constructive response.
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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2010, 04:26 PM »

Once the kite is "kicked free (i.e. stalled) it will Comete in bumby winds. It takes a special kite for me to Comete in light winds. It took me 2 years to learn this trick..... FINALLY!!
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« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2010, 05:43 PM »

On behalf of most of the readers of this forum ... what is the meaning of the Krispy Kreme photo?
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« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2010, 05:58 PM »

On behalf of most of the readers of this forum ... what is the meaning of the Krispy Kreme photo?
i believe the orginal post, which has since been edited, made some comment about filling the trick, hence the donut filling pic.


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« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2010, 06:15 PM »

The comete is like a Krispy Creme:

Your results may vary.
The "whole" trick is beyond me; my pants are creme filled.
The inputs are repeated circularly.
Attempting the trick still makes my eyes glazed.
Due to many tip wraps, my attempts are raspberry filled.
The trick is completed quickly.
Once you get it, you can't stop at just one.
For flair, sprinkle in alternating directions.
Turn sour cream and lemons into cometes.
Use a brown kite, almost everything is better in chocolate.
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« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2010, 07:44 PM »


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« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2010, 07:53 PM »

On behalf of most of the readers of this forum ... what is the meaning of the Krispy Kreme photo?

Thanks Steve,
i was wondering that myself.
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« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2010, 07:55 PM »

On behalf of most of the readers of this forum ... what is the meaning of the Krispy Kreme photo?
And may we then move directly on to "my new foundings" please.  Huh

It's entirely possible to Comète in less than lab-grade winds. It's not ideal but that applies to all aspects of kite flying. If anything the Comète is quite accommodating of poor winds 'cos you're not really involving them too much in the trick - you generally need some but that's about it.

Mike,
and I didn't even nitpick Comète.
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« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2010, 08:04 PM »


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« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2010, 10:37 PM »

On behalf of most of the readers of this forum ... what is the meaning of the Krispy Kreme photo?

it's the sugar coating on craig's answer
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