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« on: May 03, 2012, 04:24 PM »

Anyone know about these? Built by Big Easy Ray? Collectable? What they're worth?
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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2012, 05:38 PM »

i didnt know you could buy these, thought you got them in school
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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2012, 05:47 PM »

I thought they were called Melvies.
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2012, 05:54 PM »

I found one for sale.  Says atomic wedgee right down the front of the spine. Doesn't look like something made in a class.
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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2012, 05:56 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2012, 07:05 PM »

Haven't seen one of those in a while.  Was a really nice kite IIRC but Most of Rays kites were.  Value wise probably upwards of $300 depending on condition.  HIs kites averaged 200-350 new.  Collectability depends on the buyers desire.  Very few kites are actually considered collectable by the masses, but lots are by individuals that want them.
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« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2012, 07:10 PM »

Is it an UL,  SUL? Were many made?
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« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2012, 09:09 PM »

Anyone know about these?
MEFM: The Next Generation.

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Yes. More like engineered by.

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Collectable? What they're worth?
Questions only you can answer. If you want it, buy it. It's "worth" whatever you're prepared to pay for it. The original asking price (and they were right at the top of the scale when new) doesn't make a whole heap of difference.

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« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2012, 06:40 AM »

Hmmmm engineered by. So he didnt build these himself?
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« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2012, 08:32 AM »

May have.

Zippy was referring to the amazing designs Ray Bordelon produced.

He was way a head of his time.

Ray popped on here not too long ago.
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« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2012, 09:37 AM »

Ray's kites often had totally original details and parts he design and molded himself. I was luck to be at a class where he taught mold making for kite parts. These were the pre apa days so that kind of thing was your only choice with out a machine shop.
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« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2012, 12:14 PM »

Interesting, I found a slight bit of info online that says the builder was Dynakites?
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