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#41 steveb

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 08:06 PM

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AH now thats my boy Nyman. He's the boss, chief overseer.
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Last Winter I was doing the preparation for a Blue Moon Kites Ichiban workshop at my Mum's place, as she has a huge dining room table, perfect for laying out a lot of fabric.

The only trouble was she has three Siamese cats that were fascinated by the rustling fabric. I couldn't lock them in a spare room, as they'd yowl in three part harmony, so I kept a water squirter beside the Pfaff, to discourage their curiosity. :cat_evil:

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Posted 22 May 2008 - 12:05 PM

We have a core available to the team and some of us have particular preference so we have our own. Basically I carry everything and the rest just free load :kid_devlish:

Still, they tell me it's the only way I can get anyone to fly with me.

As for not having seen any team flying......isn't that illegal? You'd better head down to Exmouth or up to Sunderland for the festivals and we can set that to rights.



Hi everyone - No 1 freeloader here !!

Funny I thought he carried the whole team :blue-confused:

With a regular sized team its not so much of a problem, but as The Flying Squad is now so big and famous, well by its very nature we have peopl wanting to fly with us, and also natural losses of flyers form the team, so it makes sense that one person holds the kites for the team.

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#43 Choccy

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 03:10 AM

With a regular sized team its not so much of a problem, but as The Flying Squad is now so big and famous, well by its very nature we have people wanting to fly with us, and also natural losses of flyers form the team, so it makes sense that one person holds the kites for the team.

Hi,
How many are in the team these days ?

I notice Stephen has yet to add these newbies to the global kite count :blue_wink:
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Posted 23 May 2008 - 06:07 AM

We were too busy flying in Moledo to take pictures. There were three quad teams there, us, Quad PT and Imagina. We flew ballets back to back both days. On Saturday we flew 6 different ballets and a mega team. Sunday was a little better and we managed to teach the other two teams our Daydream in Blue ballet. We flew it in the mega team and it looked awesome.

Imagina and Quad PT are excellent fliers and it was an honour and a privilege to fly with them. oh and if you go to Portugal and some one offers you a clear drink from an unmarked bottle it's probably best to say no. It is certainly advisable to say no to the second one and run like the wind when they pour the third one. If you don't follow this advice you will be doomed anyway and so the fourth is not going to make it any worse! hic....

Anyway, here is the one photo I did take.



hello Stephen

the new kites of flying squad are fantastic. congratulation Bazzer.

In Portugal we are just starting to fly revolution. HE have the honour and a privilege of flying with one of the best teams.

and to finish - the clear drink was a soft drink, very ligth.... :kid_devlish:

see you next june in Alcochete - Portugal.


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Posted 23 May 2008 - 11:32 AM

Hi,
How many are in the team these days ?

I notice Stephen has yet to add these newbies to the global kite count :blue_wink:



Hi Choccy, I can answer that.

We feel it may be pushing the limits if we as a team keep adding in our kites, also IMHO no one "owns" the team kites, they are for the team. The team is not just a Rev team, so we dont always fly them together. We fly single, two & four line kites (and three line when available, its been a while :kid_smartass: )

I think you will see one or two of The Flying Squad adding to there numbers, for example I am a rev flyer & I bought a matching pair - cos they look sooooo nice, oh and I for many years loved Barry's (never did get round to calling him Bazzer) work, and it combines two things I really like. (cant count then yet as they are not in my hot sweaty hands yet :blue_wink: )

Now if only Rev will get a Janneke Groen or Rob Brasington master series - that would be VERY cool...

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 12:40 PM

You are welcome Stephen,
They came out really great . Can't wait to see them in action at Bristol later in the Year.
Here are a few pictures from during the making process. Before they went to the factory for finish work.
Bazzer


Hey I can see my kite from here :blue-confused:

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 01:53 PM

Ok as of NOW I have mine

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Bob Ryan and Gary's new kite
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#48 woody65

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 02:06 PM

Couple more pics

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 02:14 PM

Another

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#50 woody65

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 02:17 PM

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 03:21 PM

Hey Woody,nice mate.Good to see them and your posting.

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Posted 24 May 2008 - 12:26 AM

Stunning sunset pics,,,Woody nice one mate

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Posted 24 May 2008 - 09:07 AM

ummmm stripey
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Posted 24 May 2008 - 01:43 PM

I've just noticed these twisted revs, "Rev weave on black" come in 11 colour options !

(a bit like the rok design, and the genki, and the gem....and my fav. the twisted noodle).
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Posted 25 May 2008 - 10:17 AM

I've just noticed these twisted revs, "Rev weave on black" come in 11 colour options !

(a bit like the rok design, and the genki, and the gem....and my fav. the twisted noodle).

That's true these kites are based on Bazzer's Twister series and you can get your own one from the usual source. That said, I think we have unique colour choices for the team. We saw the design and we just had to have them. Maybe next on the list will be matching Genkis, Rokkakus.... now, where is my lottery ticket?

oh yes, and they flew sweet. That little extra weight in the sail makes for a very steady kite and very forgiving in the bumpy Bedfordshire breeze.

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Posted 25 May 2008 - 10:28 AM

bumby Bedfordshire breeze.

Bumby ? I think someone is feeling as high as a kite tonight after testing their newbies :lol:
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Posted 25 May 2008 - 11:09 AM

oh yes, and they flew sweet. That little extra weight in the sail makes for a very steady kite and very forgiving in the bumby Bedfordshire breeze.

Oh yes, Very Sweet :)
I wouldn't have believed a panel layout could have had such an effect on the way a kite handles.
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Posted 26 May 2008 - 02:19 AM

Hello Stephen,
Beautiful New Kites !
I was looking at them also, and I would like to know where is the vented serie with this type of design ?



Hi Sabine,

with regard to the vented, as you can guess that would be very hard on this design. We are looking to other possible designs, perhaps we will have to design a European VERY high wind version :blue_wink:


BTW Love your work, and look forward to seeing you at Portsmouth

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 07:40 AM

Hi Sabine,

with regard to the vented, as you can guess that would be very hard on this design. We are looking to other possible designs, perhaps we will have to design a European VERY high wind version :blue_wink:


Hello Simon,
It's difficult for me to follow a discussion in english and I'm sorry if I can tell something wrong.
But I understand that you need help to make a very vented revolution ?? :lol:
I am not a specialist, in reality, and I think it's difficult to imagine if a vented panel is good placed or not.
Tests should be carried out (Altavista babel fish translation ;) )

Thank you for your compliments.

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Posted 31 May 2008 - 09:59 AM

I love the design, congratulations to The Flying Squad, the new cometas.El team Bolau, we also want to create a new design, based on the Black White and Red colors maybe with some support gris.




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