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« on: August 04, 2011, 09:27 PM »

You are Hurley on Lost and you get the perfect beach, but only one kite.  Not a model of kite, but a single 2 lower spreaders, one upper spreader, 2 LEs, and one bridle with 100' of line kite.

Which is it?
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« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2011, 09:31 PM »

Do we get a sail to go with the frame?

If I were Hurley, I'd go for something around 30 sqm and fly back to the mainland.
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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2011, 09:50 PM »

A sail, of course, and the kite is for recreational purposes, not literal flying (or boat dragging).  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2011, 10:26 PM »

Well, if I don't say an AirFX UL, Bambi would leave me on the island.

But a Mojo standard (any vintage) would be fine by me for a single kite.

Stock frame fine.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2011, 10:32 PM »

You are Hurley on Lost and you get the perfect beach, but only one kite. 
I choose death.

Partly due to the whole "one kite" nonsense, partly due to being anything to do with that ill-thought out twaddle that was the never-more-accurately named Lost.

Mike.
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« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2011, 10:53 PM »

Would you prefer Gilligans?

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« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2011, 10:56 PM »

right now it would be a Talon std.
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« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2011, 12:44 AM »

10 foot Flexifoil.  No doubt!! Very versitile in lots of different winds. It could even help fish.

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« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2011, 03:14 AM »

My television died about 3 years ago so I am lost about the LOST thing, but one kite and one set of lines. Hmmm... the Deep Space . That would keep me entertained for the duration. Fun and durability.
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« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2011, 04:24 AM »

Ditto on the Deep Space. It's the most balanced trick-wise -it does almost everything I can do fairly easily.
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« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2011, 06:29 AM »

Starting to sound like a Benson Eulogy, but I'd have to go with the Deep Space as well.

Good all round trickster with a wide wind range, well build and, as Mike says, robust.

6 years on, it's still a great kite.

P.S. Who is Hurley and what is Lost?  Embarrassed
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« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2011, 07:12 AM »

So many kites I'd like to try..... Talon and DS among them surely, but if I had to choose only one kite I'd stay on the safe side, I'd go with the Saber II STD.
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« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2011, 07:17 AM »

I'd have to go with John and the Mojo, although leaving my AirFX behind would be hard  Embarrassed
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« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2011, 07:31 AM »

OK, just to stir controversy... I would have to say my Fearless vented light. Most versatile kite in my bag...  Cool

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« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2011, 07:46 AM »

The Solus or the Widowmaker. I'd be happy with either one.
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