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Author Topic: Getting them to fly  (Read 2166 times)
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« on: August 12, 2011, 10:48 PM »

I was thinking about getting a duel line and a single line kites so that I could let bystanders fly and maybe infect them with the kite bug. I was curious what duel and slk you would sugguest. thz

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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2011, 02:46 AM »

if you have decent wind, a flying wings beetle, or a prism nexus would be two nearly indestructible choices for the dual line.

for single line a rok would be a great choice. they're impressive in the sky and are pretty stable. maybe one of these?

i've not personally flown any of those kites but i have seen a few nexus at the park take a severe beating and come back for more. have heard similar stories of the beetle. a couple of the guys at the fly field also have rok's, just not one of those particular variety, but i always admire how well they fly.

hopefully someone with first hand experience will share. i just wanted to get you rolling. it's quite nice of you and i'm hopeful you can convert one or two into flyers.

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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2011, 02:54 AM »

I can't recommend an SLK as they are not really my thing, but for a dual line what about the Premier Addiction? Solid carbon frame, light pull, flies very nicely and very tricky if you want but almost indestructable.

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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2011, 01:07 PM »

if you have a bit of wind you cannot go wrong with the quantum. you will enjoy fling it also. as for slk lottsa color is good or something that you you have to tend might be fun

have fun kurt
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