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« on: October 22, 2011, 12:39 PM »

I have one hanging as a wall decoration.  I remember trying to fly it at the beach a decade or so ago and not doing too well from lack of experience and sand unbalancing it.  How were/are these kites to fly and how well did they perform as fighters?

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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2011, 09:31 AM »

They flew fine, I have a standard & a comp version purchased around 20 years ago. Being a pretty large kite they weren't very popular in the competitions I witnessed, in fact I was probably the only person I saw compete with one. By the next year I was building smaller quicker kites too.  For flying and learning the larger slower size can be helpfull. It should have come with a small roll of crepe paper to make a tail to slow it even further for beginners, I used it.
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