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« Reply #30 on: January 11, 2013, 10:34 AM »

Sketch,

While I appreciate your enthusiasm for the Soopa Fly,

your double reply for the kite shop about 100 miles from you

is a bit tacky. Although thanks for not inserting a link.  Smiley
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« Reply #31 on: January 11, 2013, 10:44 AM »

soopa fly is an awesome kite....the prismatex material eventually cracked like mad though.....built a couple of 6 kite stacks of these back in the day...
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« Reply #32 on: January 11, 2013, 11:20 AM »

Sketch,

While I appreciate your enthusiasm for the Soopa Fly,

your double reply for the kite shop about 100 miles from you

is a bit tacky. Although thanks for not inserting a link.  Smiley

TACKY? HOLD ON A SEC. Smiley Pehaps you may not know..Kathy Goodwind is no longer in the Kite Business..also the Soopa Fly is also no longer available?
I WAS SIMPLY MENTIONING  that she and Todd were the first designer and builder of this little kite and as you can see neither the name or spelling is quite the same but most of all  the SOOPA FLY has not been made  or available..since------??? the 1990's. I put that little jab in about the spelling that MIKEEE IS SO SERIOUS ABOUT?
Chill...time??
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« Reply #33 on: January 11, 2013, 01:11 PM »

Always appreciate the information.

Although the dual post for the "other kite" still

seems odd to me. But then I've been told I'm

a bit odd myself.
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« Reply #34 on: February 07, 2013, 03:14 PM »

So whos got some new photos/videos?
I know a few are heading this way or are here already on this side of the pond.

Also, can anyone confirm or deny the comment in the review on the Superfly the the kite does not do well on inland winds?

Thats all I got here. Smiley
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« Reply #35 on: February 07, 2013, 03:25 PM »

I think most of us are in the same position in that kites are on order but awaiting delivery.

Having 'spoken' to a few people before going ahead and ordering, the general perception in the UK is that the SF doesn't have any more of an issue with variable inland winds than any other kite.

Chris Goff's local flying site is tree lined (see the Superfly teaser vid) and if it had performed poorly there it would have gone back to the drawing board.

Tim Benson has shaved approximately 20g off the weight of the original CGK version, which can only help it's light wind performance.

Let's just say I fly on a very poor site in terms of both size and wind quality and I am convinced enough about its low wind capabilities to have ordered one.
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« Reply #36 on: February 07, 2013, 05:47 PM »

thanks...
the great debate continues... what color...
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« Reply #37 on: February 07, 2013, 10:50 PM »

thanks...
the great debate continues... what color...

About to flip a coin on that one.  Undecided
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« Reply #38 on: February 08, 2013, 01:07 AM »

fluro orange.... Smiley
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« Reply #39 on: February 08, 2013, 04:35 AM »

...Wasn't on my list.  Guess that must be yours?
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« Reply #40 on: February 09, 2013, 05:01 AM »

I find the sf fine in light/variable inland wind as Jon say's Chris fly's these sites all the time. I see him give a great arena performance at Brighton kitefest last year which is set in a tree lined valley, you can't get worse than that. I think if you'r used to flying inland anyway it won't be too much of a problem.
I think the flouro colours work really well on the sf Smiley
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