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« on: August 21, 2011, 05:08 AM »

On that perfect hard packed beach....

whats your speed?

(DW I can't even remember putting this thread up! I'm blaming out quality vintners... Roll Eyes)
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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2011, 05:50 AM »

Either 1.5- 2mph, or about 10mph. Honestly I couldn't pick just one  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2011, 06:40 AM »

I'm guessing you meant ideal wind speed.
For me, it would be 8 to 12 mph.

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« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2011, 06:52 AM »

For me, 5-6 mph is the sweet spot.

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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2011, 07:51 AM »

8 mph - not too strong, not too light
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2011, 07:58 AM »

I agree with see ya  5-6 but i prefer my powdered sugar sand .sooooo soft
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2011, 09:19 AM »

Four to seven floats my boat the best.......So what's your speed Daze?
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2011, 09:27 AM »

Depends on the kite, of course.
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« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2011, 10:18 AM »

So that whatever kite you want to fly that day sits sweet in a fade. ;-)

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« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2011, 11:58 AM »

So that whatever kite you want to fly that day sits sweet in a fade. ;-)

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for me that is about 4-5 MPH
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« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2011, 12:21 PM »

Steady 11 - 15 MPH preferably from the North. North winds tend to be cleaner in this part of the country, more steady without the lulls and gusts.  I can fly nearly anything in the bag!!   Wink

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« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2011, 03:14 PM »

Either 0-2 for the Spectre or 20+ for Speedkites.
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« Reply #12 on: August 21, 2011, 04:14 PM »

Four to seven floats my boat the best.......So what's your speed Daze?

Hey Jim, The 'Daze' number is 10knots with natures variables giving me some >7knots and some <13knots, from the SW if I can be so picky Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: August 21, 2011, 04:45 PM »

The ideal wind speed is whatever the wind is doing when I fly. In kite flying I take what I get.

And it's also a good reason to have bags full of kites for different winds. That's my excuse and sticking to it.   Wink Tongue Wink
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« Reply #14 on: August 21, 2011, 04:51 PM »

Sherman,  Where is the "LIKE" button.  Well said!!

Magpiesfooty!!
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