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Author Topic: Need some help identifying a couple kites...  (Read 927 times)
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« on: May 30, 2011, 02:15 PM »

This was given to me as a gift for some work I did. Ive never flown it and all I can find on it is what looks to be a German website.




Seems well made and light, but other than that Ive got nothing. Any help would be appreciated.

Second up is my first kite that I bought at the Kite Loft in Ocean City, MD back in early 90's. I did not know what I was buying, just wanted something I could fly with my friends. Its been a sturdy kite but its showing its age. The sail is in perfect condition, but all the shock cord needs replaced and Id like to do away with the tube spar connections. Maybe lighten up the frame a bit. I thought I had some full size pictures of this one but apparently I dont.



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« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2011, 03:08 PM »

Ah the Smash was AWESOME!!!!!  a great beginner/advanced looking to bang around kite!!!
Yes, it is a german made kite....made by Level One (as you have found already)...

The Skyward Kite....got a picture of the full kite? might be a NBK/LBK/RBK......
I just sold a handful of NBK's to a forum member and he (and family) are out flying them without reframing them....
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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2011, 03:48 PM »

Thief, do you know what the wind ranges are on the smash?

I'll get some more pics of the skyward in a bit.
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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2011, 04:09 PM »

Here is the full kite...



Measures 105" tip to tip and stands 41" tall on the tips. It has .24 carbon tubes.
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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2011, 05:05 PM »

That looks to me like a the LBK (Little Big Kite)...here is some info on them: http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?topic=2718.0

Smash: should start around 6 or so...good to 20 if you are up for it....it is a hoot!



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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2011, 05:06 PM »

Here is some stuff


Bridle and spar info




Smash

Wingspan: 155 cm
Height: 90 cm
Wheight: 170 gramas
Wind: 8-50 Kms/h
Price in Euros : 69 (2)
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« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2011, 07:24 PM »

Thanks for the information. Ill have to see about getting the smash up in the air.
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