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« on: July 19, 2012, 08:58 PM »

Thanks to Eddie, I'm getting this cool dragon by GFAK.  I remember seeing it on websites many years ago along with other designs.  I would like to know anything about it as well as what other designs there were.  Pictures would be great too.



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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2012, 09:24 PM »

I think this was a one time platform that GFAK made for presale at KTAI years ago.
I haven't seen but one in a store and one at WSIKF.
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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2012, 10:42 PM »

Oh I LIKE that Dragon!

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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2012, 10:45 PM »

I seem to recall a tiger like these too or was that different.

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« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2012, 04:22 AM »

I believe in addition to the Joker there is a lion, tiger, the dragon and a wizard -- probably more but can't remember what I saw a few weeks ago in Maine.  I'd gladly trade a joker + for a dragon or wizard  Grin

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« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2012, 04:27 AM »

yep these were the limited edition that were offered in small numbers to specific kite shops....
price was more than 100$.....i want to say that they were 200$......great flyers....
all together i think that there should be 10 different designs....

The joker was made for the KTAI in Vegas....there were a few other big show pieces that GoFly did that year in the gambling theme....dice rok....etc...
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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2012, 06:38 AM »

I have the joker, great kite flys nice and stable.
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« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2012, 07:12 AM »

I sure would love to have the tiger!

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« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2012, 07:59 AM »

I will admit that the platform is great...the rods are good...the only issue i ever saw with these dragons is that Go Fly while they made a bigger showpiece used the same skin material as their other kites....they will and do fade pretty well....but still fly just a bit muted....

I had one customer who bought every single one that came out and flew them weekly at Brenton Point....he would get about a season and a half out of one of them.....
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« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2012, 07:59 AM »

Oh man I am so glad someone finally bought the Joker-- been looking at that thing several times a day since it went on the block.

skb, that Dragon dragon is spectacular!

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« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2012, 08:11 PM »

The joker and card theme was for a KTAI show in Primm, NV just outside Las Vegas.
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« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2012, 11:30 PM »

I have the first one, like an ohm symbol - teal body
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« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2012, 07:02 AM »

Got a picture, Rob?

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« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2012, 01:30 PM »

there was also this version too:

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« Reply #14 on: August 19, 2012, 08:31 PM »

Lemme look. I was thinking of sellin it
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