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« on: May 20, 2009, 03:04 PM »

Anyone heard anything about the Focus Echo?
It's on thier Website but no info.
Thanks, Geo.

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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2009, 03:53 PM »

I got to see the Echo in person at the Atlantic Coast festival a couple of weeks ago. 

It's a smaller indoor / zero wind kite, roughly the same size as the Prism 3D... From what I remember Lisa saying, they developed it because she was not a fan of trying to fly a full sized zero wind kite indoors.  It's got the micro carbon construction and a really cool curved standoff solution.  She was flying on fairly short lines, which she larks-head knotted to her pinkies, so she could do throw/catch maneuvers with it.

They had put a couple of my pictures of it in the blog post, I think there are a few more on my Flickr account:
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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2009, 03:55 PM »

My wife and I flew one briefly a month or so ago. I liked it and my wife liked it enough to order one. I don't fly indoors enough to get one myself and figured I could fly hers when I did  Smiley  I ordered a Hydra instead.

Size and flight seemed somewhat similar to a Wren, but you didn't have to be as gentle with the Echo.

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