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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2012, 07:56 PM »

Thats why i carry a slingshot and fishing line at all times.

Where's it at?   Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2012, 08:31 PM »

Gasworks park in Seattle.  I briefly considered climbing up to get it.  I probably would have had a go if it were one I needed to add to the collection.
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« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2012, 08:52 PM »

Prism quantum?  I'd have scaled that tree for sure; not because I need a quantum, but on principle alone!
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« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2012, 09:36 PM »


That image will give me nightmares for weeks. Huh
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« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2012, 10:13 PM »

Prism quantum?  I'd have scaled that tree for sure; not because I need a quantum, but on principle alone!

I think it's the smaller one - Nexus.

Swing by, it ma still be there.  I like the fire colors.
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« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2012, 10:22 PM »

I saw it a few weeks ago. I am amazed it is still there as of today. So attempting...I walked around it and sized up the tree a few times and walked away... I always think someone will take it down and get it soon...maybe one of us will have to do that Wink
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« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2012, 12:33 AM »

Prism quantum?  I'd have scaled that tree for sure; not because I need a quantum, but on principle alone!


I think it's the smaller one - Nexus.

Swing by, it ma still be there.  I like the fire colors.


It is actually a Jazz Fire http://www.prismkites.com/products-sk-jazz.php

... and it is really hurting my eyes seeing it there...   Sad

Also, how the H#%& did it get there!?!?
The place is really strange for the kite to be, since it is in the middle of a pathway and between many more trees...
Indeed not a place for flying a two-liner...

I think it deserves being recovered. Pity I'm so far away...  Wink

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« Reply #8 on: November 28, 2012, 12:35 AM »

Yep thats a Jazz.  Take it down and save it for a kid you can entice into being a new first time flier Smiley  Or maybe make the one that lost it happy to get it back.
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« Reply #9 on: November 28, 2012, 04:25 AM »

It hurts me on a couple of levels, but not knowing the park I have to ask myself "what were they thinking"  flying so close to trees? Someone could have benefitted from from some tutoring. We can't be everywhere can we?
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« Reply #10 on: November 28, 2012, 05:00 AM »

Moreover, it is not one of those "el cheapo" type of kites. A Prism Jazz may be small and for learning but it is an excellent kite and the price is not to be neglected...
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« Reply #11 on: November 28, 2012, 08:38 AM »

The only logical explanation i believe, is that the lines popped from a gust of wind, and the kite was blown into the trees.
Getting it down will need a good tree climber , very long ladder or hydraulic lift, or call the fire department.
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« Reply #12 on: November 28, 2012, 09:20 AM »

The only logical explanation i believe, is that the lines popped from a gust of wind, and the kite was blown into the trees.
Getting it down will need a good tree climber , very long ladder or hydraulic lift, or call the fire department.

Given the geography of the park, I think that you are correct.

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=map+gasworks+seattle&cid=0,0,2192784265468010902&ei=QEe2UO2TK6vNigKP7YDIAw&ved=0CDYQ_BIwAA

The kite is on the walkway to the left of the A.

The tree looks fairly climb-able, at least when I was in my 20s or 30s!

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« Reply #13 on: November 28, 2012, 10:16 AM »

Had to be a big gust. I've had my jazz out in 25+ with no issues.
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« Reply #14 on: November 28, 2012, 10:31 AM »

Some kites in trees are scarier...

Centurion at Baylands Park.
5 picture sequence surrounding this photo.
Kite was rescued with just line tugs and patience.

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