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« on: August 23, 2012, 06:55 PM »

took video of a few of my 540's on the ocius sul in little or no wind, taken some time to get them down
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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2012, 08:38 PM »

Nice field you fly in Steve.
Kinda looks a little like Silver Bowl in LV..

Looks like your flying is progressing nicely too.  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2012, 08:41 PM »

hey thanks dano, got kicked out by the soccer mob shortly after lol, Utah kinda looks like Vegas
just working on getting them a little flatter
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012, 04:52 AM »

Hi,
nice, slow kite... for flatter 540, I think, you sould wait a little bit longer with your rotation pull ...so the nose can be a bit higher.

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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2012, 06:31 AM »

A little different depending on the kite but throw your arms out more to flatten the kite. To get a nice slow spin I like to keep one hand back just a little when throwing them both forward. Then you need a smaller "pop" to get the kite to rotate, as it's already started just a little.
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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2012, 06:42 AM »

I thought they were great...
However, i am very busy drooling over your color scheme.... 
I might have to nark a copy... Now sul, ul or std?
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2012, 07:35 AM »

Puzz, ctope is right.  Through your arms out more and allow the kite to flatten out. In the video watch your kite.  As it comes down and is starting to turn you start your 540.  Wrong... wait a second more.  Think as you watch the video again.  If you had waited just a second more as she started to lay out flat.  Then tug(pop) the sail.  It also takes a few to get use to with the Sul... I always have to fly a bit till I get connected to it.  I also recommend #50 line set 75'...  Once you adjust to the line length (it looks as though you have short lines on it now).  Just work it.  you will find out you don't have to pop it so hard.  It looks sloopy because you pop it a second too soon.  Let it float a bit more.  As Norm would tell me ..now go out and do it 1000 times... and lets see another video .... It is almost were you want it. I do them like that myself when I am not patient. Or I am afraid I am going to loose wind.  You are flying in very light wind and doing a fine job.

BTW ... I am not mixing words... I am going to copy the colors myself.  That Ocius looks Great.........................  Those are the hottest colors I have ever seen on the kite.  It's the BEST I've ever seen in the shop... Congrads...

Gonna cost me more money...  Cry Cry Cry Cry
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« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2012, 09:54 AM »

Thanks everyone
Lighter inputs and wait before starting the spin
Now for that 1000 times
It is a beautiful kite thanks feel free to copy Smiley
Love my sul
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