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Author Topic: Looking for help to make a oldie fly again (Evolution Kite)  (Read 5181 times)
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« on: February 21, 2016, 06:01 AM »

Hello,
I just uncovered what I believe is a Evolution kite by Kite Innovation/ Quadrifoil (Ted Dougherty).

I have most of the frame just missing the size and lenght of the standoff?

Also I am missing part of the bridle, really could use some  help with this part, as I am no bridle expert! Picture or lengths would be most helpful.

I've only been able to find very little info on this kite from old kitting magazines. So anything anyone has on this would be most helpful!

Has anyone one flown one or still flys one?
Looks interesting, reminds me of a Gemini just a 9' version.

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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2016, 08:58 AM »

That the double spine dual line? Duck from RI (Zeke) has one but I have not seen him in the forum in a bit
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2016, 09:12 AM »

That is correct it has the double spine.
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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2016, 12:19 PM »



have you checked this thread out?
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2016, 01:05 PM »

Thank you for this and yea I have Tryed to contact him both on here and by email but looKS like he's not active here much anymore. Thanks though!

Is this a rear kite that it's hard to find any info on it?
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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2016, 08:21 AM »

Thanks for the foto of the kit. I'm back for a while; new user name of ZekeII. I have a sail here (blue/white/pink) gathering dust but no info on the kite itself.  I am going through the pile, labelng kites and finding a few I don't remember at all.
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« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2016, 08:48 AM »

When I get the hard drive sorted out I'll look for other photos of the kite and maybe we can do some guesstimates. There must be another one of these kites out there --somewhere.
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« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2016, 03:54 PM »

Sounds good thank you! No rush as my kite flying day here are numbered due to the cold weather. I had snow today already not my favorite flying weather. So its kite repair time. I thought the same thing there had to be more out there as it was in most of the sqk magazine...
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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2016, 05:13 PM »

I guess the limiting factors here are rain and windspeed. Of course with rain you sometimes get lightening. But in PA you get snow and wind which could equal Kite Skiing. I think this is done in Canada with large red or yellow kites which makes it easier for the Rescue Teams to spot you on the ground or in the trees.
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« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2016, 11:53 AM »

Iirc that kite was framed in excel carbon. 2400 all around except US and SO. I might know where one is I can get specs of of if the guy still has it. I'll see what I can do.
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