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Author Topic: Some classic Kites courtesy of Brian  (Read 8373 times)
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« Reply #15 on: April 19, 2009, 08:31 AM »

Didn't know Brian, but it's a sad time when a flyer passes on, nonetheless. He sounds like a good person. He sure had some classic kites to boot.

That VP is very similar to the one I used to have,  Tongue  except mine had a white main sail. That Warrior is sweet, too!
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« Reply #16 on: April 19, 2009, 03:44 PM »

You didn't happen to see a custom triangulation in that  that bag of tricks. it was what led me to meet Brian for the first time back  fallowing  it and who was at the end of the lines  way back in the early 90s
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« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2009, 04:37 PM »

Steve mentioned the original Joel Sholtz Triangulation, haven't seen it yet, we ran out of time last night to go through the SLK's. Started putting together Marilyn but the pizza & beer showed up  Smiley


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« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2009, 05:46 PM »

Marilyn wow!  thats another sweet/rare slk
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« Reply #19 on: April 19, 2009, 06:21 PM »

Sad to hear of Brian's passing.  I got a chance met him in New Orleans the year KTAI was there.  Picked him and Dan up at the airport and we went straight to the lake for a couple hours flying before we all went to Dinner.  He was a very nice guy and heck of a Tricktail flyer.  Martin was there that year and Brian introduced me.  A Tricktail flyers dream to fly with Brian and Martin.  So glad I got the chance to met him and spend a couple of days hanging out.

Love the TT200 in Black and Red.
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« Reply #20 on: April 21, 2009, 02:35 PM »

Marilyn wow!  thats another sweet/rare slk

you are not kidding dave - absolutely brilliant kite

i stared at it for ages

as mike says, we didnt have time to work out how to build it and both of us were scared of poking a hole in her.

joel made some lovelies - step back 10 yards and that simple collection of stitched colours turns into marilyn. and some
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« Reply #21 on: April 21, 2009, 05:02 PM »

 I have the cherub ....

  I still might have the instruction for it some were but can get an idea of how it goes in this photograph of the cherub




geisha was the other and I think I,m forgeting one other Yak
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« Reply #22 on: April 21, 2009, 06:24 PM »

Beautiful.
Thanks for the pic.  I'd love to add a few of those to my collection some day!

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« Reply #23 on: April 21, 2009, 07:17 PM »

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Perhaps you'd be more comfortable putting it together at home?
Hmm?
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« Reply #24 on: April 21, 2009, 08:13 PM »

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Perhaps you'd be more comfortable putting it together at home?
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Good idea, David was immediately drawn to "Marilyn"

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« Reply #25 on: April 21, 2009, 11:28 PM »

cherub, geisha and marylin

instruction sheet is still with this kite - is different to the cherub dave; it has the "hummer" for high wind and the frame constructs a little different

lovely kites - we should do a sholtz mass launch in monterey one of these days

I have the cherub ....

  I still might have the instruction for it some were but can get an idea of how it goes in this photograph of the cherub




geisha was the other and I think I,m forgeting one other Yak
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« Reply #26 on: April 22, 2009, 10:28 AM »

first of all, sorry to hear of a fellow flier passing on. I'm not familiar with that Tritonbris, but it looks really way cool flying with those Ghost Deltas, anyone shed a little light on this slk?

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« Reply #27 on: April 22, 2009, 10:36 AM »

first of all, sorry to hear of a fellow flier passing on. I'm not familiar with that Tritonbris, but it looks really way cool flying with those Ghost Deltas, anyone shed a little light on this slk?

Bill


Bill, which kite are you talking about?  I can't find the pic you are referring to.


OOPS...found it.....




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« Reply #28 on: April 22, 2009, 10:41 AM »


Triton by Martin Schob.  According to Martin there were only a few of these made.  Elegant is the best description I can come up with.  With a little help from my friends I hope to get it put together (no instructions were ever made for the kite ... yikes!) and get it in the air for a little photo shoot this weekend.
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« Reply #29 on: April 22, 2009, 10:45 AM »

sweet looking kite, thanks Steve. Please post the photos and tell how it flies if you don't mind. I would hope we all have someone such as yourself to "take care" of our kites when it's our time....

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