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« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2012, 07:21 PM »

Well, it's really not a Sea Devil, it's a Sea Angel. Or a Ghost Devil ?  Shocked
A special kite my Wife arranged with Lam for my birthday. Lam made me a killer set of straps, too. So, can't say what she paid for it, but it is above & beyond... Nothing like a Lam kite to ease the pain of growing another year older !
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« Reply #16 on: November 28, 2012, 02:40 PM »

Spending some effort to decide how I feel about the appearance of the kite... I'd really dig it if not for the swords appliquéd into the sail. 

I agree...the Swords remind me of Disney's Aladdin movie ....NOT that I've ever watched it!  Grin

The swords just don't 'fit in with' the rest of the nicely done appliqué pieces, IMO. Gives it almost a child's kite look! Others may disagree!
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« Reply #17 on: November 28, 2012, 04:21 PM »

Spending some effort to decide how I feel about the appearance of the kite... I'd really dig it if not for the swords appliquéd into the sail. 


The swords just don't 'fit in with' the rest of the nicely done appliqué pieces, IMO. Gives it almost a child's kite look! Others may disagree!


It reminded me of a "Jolly Roger" so I went with it....



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« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2012, 06:06 PM »

I like the applique just fine, but the swords are scimitars which makes them persian. Arrr Sinbad.
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« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2012, 06:08 PM »

Sometimes you may find that it really was a good idea to ask that new girl that you just met at with dance wearing the funny looking hat if she would like to dance with you!  Smiley  

You never know where it may lead, you may even find yourself together for a very long time.

Either way guys, but I'll dance with her!  Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: November 28, 2012, 08:27 PM »

Nah, I'll stick to the hot girl that doesn't have bug eyes:D:D
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« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2012, 09:29 PM »

Outside the box sometimes works with amazing results.

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« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2012, 09:29 PM »

To me the kite have to have meaning of some thing when you desided drawing a graphics on the kite, After the kite is done, I will find the Right name for the kite to go with the art work on the kite, not just colors and name what what ever you like. Now the kite is moving all direction like fighting in the sky, now look the swords and see what happen, sky combat tricking, very cool if you can see it Smiley I love it when I doing the Comete Smiley

Good day.

Never can make everyone happy, that is why this world have many thing interesting to choose Smiley
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« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2012, 09:49 PM »

It would be nice to see a completely new/fresh design from the master.

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« Reply #24 on: November 29, 2012, 09:03 AM »

What I like is that these kites do have a story in the design.  Not unlike the masterpiece Revs.  Panel kites are pretty also but there is only so much you can do with panels.

50 years from now Lam's kites will be interesting and panel kites will be in the closet.

The other key is the quality.  My first Lam kite a Fearless SUL is still flying as my number 1 kite.  It has at least 1000 hours in the air.  The sail construction is still near perfect.  One small wear hole in the sail.  The intricate stitching is still perfect.  I am probably going to have to go this new kite this summer.

You can't beat Lam's enthusiasm for his kites and the fact that he designs from the flyers point of view.

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« Reply #25 on: November 29, 2012, 12:49 PM »

50 years from now Lam's kites will be interesting and panel kites will be in the closet.

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The other key is the quality.  My first Lam kite a Fearless SUL is still flying as my number 1 kite.  It has at least 1000 hours in the air.  The sail construction is still near perfect.  One small wear hole in the sail.  The intricate stitching is still perfect.  I am probably going to have to go this new kite this summer.

If it still near perfect, I"m first in line  Wink
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« Reply #26 on: November 29, 2012, 02:01 PM »

I would like to see the dragon or the tiger design on each side of the kite with no eyes
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« Reply #27 on: November 29, 2012, 03:09 PM »

It has at least 1000 hours in the air. 

 Huh That's nearly 18 months flying every day, 2 hours per day, 7 days per week .... lucky b@$#&*!d.  Most of us can only manage 2 or 3 sessions per week  Cry
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« Reply #28 on: November 29, 2012, 04:51 PM »

It's so easy to criticize others people's work. Regardless of people's personal preference to the design, it is clear the kites are at the top of their class in terms of quality of build and airworthiness. I love that they aren't just panel kites. They really are functioning art and that is rare. Combining aesthetics and quality into a piece is probably one of the hardest things To do for manufacturers. It is rare that a product stands out from the crowd so distinctly. It's not in my price range or ability, but I think it would be awesome to own these.
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« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2012, 08:04 PM »

John have so much time on his hand, spend quality time to make happy is best in life:) I use to fly a lot but now maybe two three time a month, the only time I fly more then that is go out testing new design. Or have some one to fly with Smiley I fly a lot when I am at the festival to make up the time I don't fly Smiley

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