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« on: October 02, 2012, 02:55 AM »

i have someone willing to take measurements of pop cans for me concerns are is it okay they will be for personal use and not sold as long as they are for my own use i thought it was ok can someone chime in to confirm this neither one of us want to step on any toes thanks
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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2012, 04:27 AM »

should be easy enough for you steve....it is just a cylinder of ripstop with rings of microcarbon around each end then 4 spreaders......you can make them any size you want.....think of a 6' one at the top!!!!

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« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2012, 07:43 AM »

I'm pretty sure no one can stop you making things for you own use. If you started marketing them, that would be a whole 'nother story.

I hadn't heard of these before, and they look like a nice little project. And I should have the bits in stock to do it. How do you attach a line to it - none of the pictures online includes a bridle?

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« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2012, 04:44 PM »

Word from Kathy Goodwind via (chico) Steve  is that she doesn't mind us making our own and requests pics if we do.  I already have some different graphic ideas.  There was a bigger size made at one time that supposedly didn't fly well at all but who knows the reason for that.

PM me your addy Steve and I'll just send you one of mine so you can see everything first hand.  The T fittings for the spreaders are going to be a bit of an issue.  The micro carbon FSD fitting I tried as a replacement don't flex enough to collapse the kite right.
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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2012, 05:05 PM »

Anthony ...
You need the "Mr T" fittings that Prism has used on their kites. Cost is about 50˘ each
I have 2 red/white/black sails if you want them.
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