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« Reply #15 on: February 15, 2011, 10:44 PM »

Cool kite Allen  Wink


Yours is cooler, it has black stitching.
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« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2011, 03:47 AM »

i have had a few made up...and still have a couple of them....


kevin shannon roller....this one is a mirror image to all of the others he ever made...


my martin lester woman....
Martin came out with the 9' tall men...and i asked if he could make a woman one to go with...there is only 1....


my 1/3rd size sentinelle made by Ramlal Tien....


Roy Broadley Cyclops....


all Mantas by Focus Designs are custom


The kite i proposed to my wife with....she is a HUGE Red Sox fan but has zero interest in jewelry!
skin by Karl Longbottom


skate by Focus Designs

these are just some....there is always something special for you if you can make the kite your own....and even MORE so if someone else recognizes the fact that yours is different!!!
 
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« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2011, 04:26 AM »

This is my first and only (so far) custom kite:



white, 2-tone grey & mylar loveliness
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« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2011, 04:40 AM »

This Talon UL will be my first custom dual-line kite:



Mark is building it right this very minute (judging from the live feed on his web-site)!!!
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« Reply #19 on: February 16, 2011, 05:12 AM »

A couple of Blue Ridge kites circa 1996


Cathedral. A one off but it was one James had already built, does that count?

followed shortly by this AirOxII which was built to order.


...lots more since then  Wink
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« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2011, 07:28 AM »

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« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2011, 02:52 PM »

Ok finally got a pic or should i say colorizer of what this should look like when it done I went with Black and FLo Green I like LOUD colors.
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« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2011, 03:26 PM »

Just ordered my first custom kite. A skyburner widow maker ul. Don't have pics yet but will. Soon. What was your first custom kite?


Looks like you got the opposite to Ben's kite!!!!
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« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2011, 05:06 PM »

Ok, I'll play.  My first BMK custom.  Still a favorite and currently in the car...

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« Reply #24 on: February 16, 2011, 05:23 PM »

My first custom and I



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« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2011, 05:57 PM »

BMK Exile Nitro
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« Reply #26 on: February 17, 2011, 06:46 AM »

BMK Mantis UL #5



And the rest, as they say, is history...  Wink
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« Reply #27 on: February 17, 2011, 08:56 AM »

Mamba: A gift from several GWTW friends. I still fly this kite on a regular basis.

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« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2011, 02:00 PM »

Focus set
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« Reply #29 on: February 17, 2011, 04:52 PM »

Man, I feel so left out.  I don't think I have anything that's custom.   Embarrassed  Hmm.. trying to go through the list in my head, but it's too long.  I guess now I will have to order one?  Heh.
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