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« Reply #15 on: May 06, 2013, 10:21 PM »

Tony is Ripon's answer to Ray B. I've seen him fly three kites at a time, but don't think they're Microns.
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« Reply #16 on: May 07, 2013, 04:28 AM »

you could also look into:
Flexifoil Hotshots
Guildworks Minergies
Ryv .5 (there are some plans out there for much smaller than production revolutions)
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« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2013, 11:19 AM »

Here is my Micron flying style.
3 stacks, stacked!  15 kites in one stack.
It is a kick to fly these, they're fast and quick in the turns, but I am able
to make multiple landings and launches.
The stack needs at least 10 mph wind for smooth control, and I have
handled them easily up to 20 mph.

 The picture posted by 'thief' is my favorite of All kite pictures!!
For a really fast kite the Speed-Wing is the best. I have flown it at up to
40 mph wind, and 90 degree turns are so fast you almost do not see it turn.
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Multiple style flying, ie: Ray Bethel, I fly 2 nexus 5 stacks, one by hand
and the other on my belt, but with another pair of hands for "show".


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« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2013, 01:01 PM »

Thanks Smiley I've done 3 on occasion but it's too much work, 2 is fun Smiley

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« Reply #19 on: May 08, 2013, 05:28 AM »

Ground Zero kites of Australia -Tasmania really (Robert Brasington) used to have the Nipper that was a great  smaller kite that was very good on its own, but also looked great in stacks too!

Thief, thats were I started Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: May 08, 2013, 07:25 AM »

stringystuff.
Best looking stack ive ever seen, i cannot imagine the thing in real life let alone the tangle hassle if something went wrong also setting the stack up,Amazing work mate and "he who dares grins"  Grin
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« Reply #21 on: May 08, 2013, 07:44 AM »

stringystuff.
Best looking stack ive ever seen, i cannot imagine the thing in real life let alone the tangle hassle if something went wrong also setting the stack up,Amazing work mate and "he who dares grins"  Grin

When you build a stack i highly recommend that you do not do direct lines between the kites....

set it up so that you have pigtails on the BACK of the kites, and then link lines with loops on the front of the kites....to fully assemble just larkshead the frontward facing lines to the pigtails on the back of the kite in front of it....
and remember to leave the bridle on the very front kite too!

that way you can easily disconnect the kites to break the stack apart to untwist, fix, etc....
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« Reply #22 on: May 09, 2013, 06:26 AM »

Thief,
Ive stacked an easy 2 microns(did not remove the second Microns bridle) and NIGHTMARE on HELLS BEACH happened,high winds,toddler,stacked Microns,tails,lines and i had a bad day!
I will try your kite stack advice for my next attempt,hence the great respect and admiration of stringystuffs very extreme Micron effort,it really does look brilliant.
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« Reply #23 on: May 09, 2013, 07:47 AM »

Side note regarding pigtails for stacks. Bloody awesome things. I have them on all my Revs and it makes set up/take down a breeze. Allows for various configurations too.
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« Reply #24 on: May 09, 2013, 09:45 AM »

I find that staking the lines out for a stack and then leaning the kites back against this tension allows you to correct any tangles and get them sorted. The triangle bag also allows you to leave them assembled and connected, attach the lines, put the standoffs in place and your ready to go.
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« Reply #25 on: May 13, 2013, 06:39 PM »

Absolutely love my little Microns.  For extra fun try light wind flying or longer 75' lines if the wind is brisk.  If you're not challenged by the Micron 5 meter lines are especially entertaining.  I like to fly them in mall parking lots to pass the time.  Plan to have a stack of seven shortly.
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« Reply #26 on: May 14, 2013, 02:54 AM »

dayhiker,
how good is the Micron on the extra long lines?
I use my standard Hypnotist lines when its howling,the windows huge!
Low level window crossings then suddenly a pulse of wind and Micron shakes his evil little head and the turbo cuts in as he does the Banshee Scream for the sky.  Shocked
Warning-Microns should be taken only as directed,if your symptoms continue see your supplier for more.   Kiss
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« Reply #27 on: May 31, 2013, 10:21 AM »

http://youtu.be/kM0jo_ZEI5A i love my microns dont know how to show a video but this is the largest stack of microns in tne world.
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« Reply #28 on: May 31, 2013, 10:59 AM »

Thats awesome!! How much wind?

Love my microns. Only thing I'll willingly fly in 20mph winds or more if I have to.
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« Reply #29 on: May 31, 2013, 11:16 AM »

Cyphert,you are the man!  Cool
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