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Author Topic: Practice yesterday and today... new video Norm 7/16/12  (Read 3011 times)
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« on: July 10, 2012, 03:13 PM »

This video is yesterday at the Beach winds were 11 mph. pain in the ... But I worked it... The new grip is great.  I am able to snap my wrist and control my roll up's. Working hard for those California Finger Straps.  Gonna earn em'. 

Practicing




This was this afternoon.  It's dinner time.  Hoping for some Chinese carry out and some wind...  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

This was at Bethesda Church ... Not bad place to fly... wind was low and high .  Not going to quit till I can do four in a row,..  I want those straps.   Angry Angry Angry


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« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2012, 03:17 PM »

nice video joe, i like seeing the average flier like me doing tricks, i like videos where you can see the pilot
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2012, 10:21 AM »

How about a pic of the new grip?

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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2012, 09:17 AM »

Norm, I was on the edge.  That is why a lot of tricks drifted to the right.  No excuses here Drill Sgt.  Sad 

Last night Jon gave me a kite to try out.  Wants me to fly her at the Beach.  I did every trick I know with her last night in lousy low wind.  I said something to him about the bridle.  He said it was o.k.  I then snapped and said "... I fly with the best bridle's in the game, don't tell me abut bridle's..." and we laughed. 

Now, I could buy some fancy,nancy straps from every internet site on line.  I got the cash (minus $24.51) in my pocket.  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy.

But like Jon,  I want the The Best California Finger Straps in the business.   Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

Those straps represent four things:

1.) I can do a nice controlled Fade

2.) I can do a Flic Flac

3.) I can do a French Flci Flac (American & French versions )

4.) I can do a least one rung or more of Jacob's Ladder

When I put those Finger Straps on ... I'll get to feel The Nirvana of learning new tricks.

That is one of the Best Feelings ... It was great sharing them with you.  Your critic is always appreciated and so important.  I can take it ...  Cry Cry
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« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2012, 07:05 PM »

Now, I could buy some fancy,nancy straps from every internet site on line.  I got the cash (minus $24.51) in my pocket.  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy.
But like Jon,  I want the The Best California Finger Straps in the business.   Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
Steve has carried these straps as well.... drop him an email to see what h3 has in stock....

You can purchase a pair of California Custom Flight Straps from A Wind of Change. Then you will be able to do the 4 'clean' (not edited) AVFFF and earn your free pair (maybe 2) of Straps of your size and color choice. Now, quite whining about a little heat (we were 108 today) and get out and fly and show me some respectable AVFFF's.....kite DI
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2012, 07:50 PM »

I no longer carry California Custom Straps but feel free to use that name Norm.
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« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2012, 06:35 AM »

I no longer carry California Custom Straps but feel free to use that name Norm.

Yeah, I was searching the site (and the web in general) and not seeing any reference to these. Pics, please?
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« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2012, 06:39 AM »

Red,  Contact Norm he has some really nice straps.  A number of different style's..
Maybe he can help...
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« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2012, 08:06 AM »

are we talking about the 6" Straps he shows on the web page?
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« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2012, 10:27 AM »

are we talking about the 6" Straps he shows on the web page?

No, he doesn't have any of Norm's Custom Flight Straps listed on his webpages. You'll have to call him.


Very Nice straps. I bought mine at A Wind of Change (my local kite store). Saw them on dislay and had to buy them.  Cool

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« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2012, 06:25 PM »

I've been curious to know about  this new grip you are using.  Can you explain?
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« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2012, 06:55 PM »

are we talking about the 6" Straps he shows on the web page?

No, he doesn't have any of Norm's Custom Flight Straps listed on his webpages. You'll have to call him.


Very Nice straps. I bought mine at A Wind of Change (my local kite store). Saw them on dislay and had to buy them.  Cool



I'm still looking for pics, or a description, or something to justify the expense and extra effort in tracking these down. I guess the glowing reviews from certain members should be enough, but color me curious. Can anyone help?
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« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2012, 07:35 PM »

I am waiting on pix from kent at woc.
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« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2012, 04:09 AM »

http://gwtw-kites.typepad.com/news/2010/12/in-store-soon.html

http://gwtw-kites.typepad.com/news/2010/11/premium-flying-straps.html


Here are some pix etc
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Thanks. They look good. Soft (climbing-type?) webbing sounds very comfortable. Next time I order from AWoC, I'll ask about what stock they might still have around.
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