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« Reply #15 on: August 05, 2012, 09:36 AM »

It's my girlfriend who flies my old kites !!! (in particular the Illusion and the Eclipse) and once in a while I fly some of them, but I prefer flying my recent kites to make new tricks, to have fun and new feels.
Last week, I've repaired my Utopia (see this thread) and I'll fly it next weekend (it is raining today in Paris !!!).
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« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2012, 09:53 AM »

That eclipse is still a pretty tricky kite, though!

I fly my Tika, Skyburner I, Firebirds, and Tramontana 2000 a lot. Still enjoy the NikNak and the PDSUL a lot as well.  Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: August 17, 2012, 04:14 PM »

My parents used to be really into kites, when their home field was Sandy Beach, in Hawaii. They kept most of their old kites. They were really big into TOTL stuff. Full size, and 3/4 Hawaiian's, as well as Spin Off's.  It's nothing but fun anytime one of those bags gets opened. I always make sure to carry a Spin Off with me. You never know when mother nature wants to laugh at the new kites with all her wind speed. That's when you have to break out a "Roarer's." Tongue
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« Reply #18 on: August 17, 2012, 04:16 PM »

My parents used to be really into kites, when their home field was Sandy Beach, in Hawaii. They kept most of their old kites. They were really big into TOTL stuff. Full size, and 3/4 Hawaiian's, as well as Spin Off's.  It's nothing but fun anytime one of those bags gets opened. I always make sure to carry a Spin Off with me. You never know when mother nature wants to laugh at the new kites with all her wind speed. That's when you have to break out a "Roarer's." Tongue
+1 on the TOTL Roarer's  Cheesy Cheesy
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« Reply #19 on: August 18, 2012, 07:14 AM »

Dualies and quads I do not have any newer than 2000........single lines about a 3rd are pre2000........
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« Reply #20 on: August 19, 2012, 04:20 PM »

i have both and they get same amount of time some of my older custom kites are great it just seems like they are not making like they used to thats why ive been makin my own now
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« Reply #21 on: June 28, 2016, 09:20 AM »

Wow, you mean they still make kites after 2000! I own about a dozen and only two were made after the millennium. Love those old sails.
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« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2016, 08:40 AM »

I fly my old kites all the time, of course thats mostly what I have. Theres nothing like the roar of an NSR on a windy day!

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« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2016, 06:56 PM »


I fly my old kites all the time, of course thats mostly what I have. Theres nothing like the roar of an NSR on a windy day!

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+1 on the NSR roar!

The NSR was my third kite, back in 94. It got so stretched from flying (plus a couple of repairs) that I got another one in 2001, so the first one could sleep. So every time I got out flying, almost sure there was a NSR in the air. Last year I got both together as a stack, so no more sleeping for either one. And recently I got a third one. Now none will be sleeping any time soon!!!



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