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« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2013, 10:46 AM »

A black kite with the full moon glowing through a white tribal applique. Magic.

A Prism 3D Micron in 15+ wind on a strip of beach in Florida. One side of the window was slightly lit by the windows of a nearby restaurant. The other side of the window was pitch dark. You couldn't see the kite until it got within about 3 feet of the sand. You could hear it buzzing away into the night, then screaming back toward the ground. How long could you wait before pulling up? Good thing that kite was unbreakable. Magic.  Cheesy

We used to have a term for flying past sunset and into the night. It was called "flying 'till CSS"

CSS = Can't See Sh!t   Cool
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« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2013, 11:11 AM »

Thanks for the explanation. It sounded like you were flying on the soccer field.
My bad.

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« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2013, 02:30 PM »

Aww, now don't we all feel better? lol

Allen, got video of that 3D in 15mph? Sounds so cool, as well as the mask with light shining through.

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« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2013, 02:46 PM »


Allen, got video of that 3D in 15mph? Sounds so cool, as well as the mask with light shining through.


Meant Micron, of course.

Yes, I'm getting old...
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« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2013, 03:10 PM »

Oh man, I was getting all tingly just thinking about trying this. ;-)
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