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« on: July 31, 2011, 09:58 PM »

just want to give you an update from my original thread: http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?topic=5653.0

I really wanted to head to the BKF this weekend but a few things came up and blah, missed it.  I bought a used Prism Quantum and been practicing for the past 2-3 weeks and I'm starting to get the hang of dual lining.  I can save some crashes and experimenting with some stalling and landings.  Overall, I really enjoy this sport/recreation and intend to continue on quite a bit.

The single-line stowaway has been really nice, however, I think I should have taken some of your advice and went with a parafoil because of the long tail and seems like it would look really magnificent in the sky.  I could always get some tails for the stowaway.

'til then I will continue to lurk here and practice/master the techniques.
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2011, 10:12 AM »

Just give me a holler and if i'm free, could prolly meet up a few times. SF Family Day Kite Festival is next month (sept 17-18) as well. I frequent Ocean Beach often as well, see ya around.
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2011, 01:25 AM »

IF you don't mind the travel you can also come out to Ripon for our monthly fly.  ITs the 2nd sunday of the month.
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2011, 09:32 PM »

BASKL will be hosting a Kite Flying lessons clinic on Saturday the 13th at Berkeley if you would like to come out and fly with us you are more than welcome

http://www.baskl.org/

Click on shedule for more info.

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