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#1 Stephen Hoath

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Posted 25 June 2008 - 01:34 PM

Being the world famous fabulous flier that I am I have decided that setting up kites is now beneath me. As such I have personally trained (no expense spared - ie it didin't cost me anything) 6 people to simultaneously set up a series of Revs using different spars, lines and kite weights next to where I am standing. They then thoroughly test these kites to make sure that they are appropriately set and have a general discussion about why their choice is the right one.

They have got this set up procedure down so well now that I am also able to let them fly the kites for me. I find this far less strenuous and leaves me more time to talk about kites and drink beer. But shhhh, don't tell them, they think they are team flying! I haven't yet told them that they are my personal kite slaves!

So, who else out there has discovered the joy of kite roadies? :ani_whistling:

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#2 Felix Mottram

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Posted 25 June 2008 - 01:38 PM

Being the world famous fabulous flier that I am I have decided that setting up kites is now beneath me. As such I have personally trained (no expense spared - ie it didin't cost me anything) 6 people to simultaneously set up a series of Revs using different spars, lines and kite weights next to where I am standing. They then thoroughly test these kites to make sure that they are appropriately set and have a general discussion about why their choice is the right one.

They have got this set up procedure down so well now that I am also able to let them fly the kites for me. I find this far less strenuous and leaves me more time to talk about kites and drink beer. But shhhh, don't tell them, they think they are team flying! I haven't yet told them that they are my personal kite slaves!

So, who else out there has discovered the joy of kite roadies? :ani_whistling:


But are they writing the routine for Portsmouth and Bristol????

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Posted 25 June 2008 - 02:05 PM

I haven't yet told them that they are my personal kite slaves!

Your secret is safe with me, but I think they might already be aware :kid_smartass:

I'm honoured to have been turned down to be a kite slave (phew), right Nigel ? :lol:
I only wanted to pack your stack away so I could keep it :P
You know what they say... never let anyone else near your lines. ;)

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Posted 25 June 2008 - 10:02 PM

I'm honoured to have been turned down to be a kite slave (phew) :lol:

You maybe being a little premature there......
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Posted 25 June 2008 - 10:33 PM

So, who else out there has discovered the joy of kite roadies? :ani_whistling:


Stephen...

We use a similar system but unlike your 'help the aged' route we went for the child labour option... they are easier to transport .. fit most car boots, don't drink your beer , and can be sent to bed before they get too embarrassing ...

You will see below the benefits of proper training .... never again will you have to land your leading edge on hard earth...children are much softer...

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Posted 25 June 2008 - 11:27 PM

Its good to see that your children learned to duck, of even dive to the ground whenever pink was hovering overhead.

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 12:33 AM

I love the name of this group - great tools for the field! After the "tools" read this Stephen, you'll probably be setting up your own kites again

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 03:56 AM

I love the name of this group - great tools for the field! After the "tools" read this Stephen, you'll probably be setting up your own kites again

It's all right, we don't call them the SAGA Squad for nothing! They will have forgotten all about it by......what was I talking about?

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 04:04 AM

It's all right, we don't call them the SAGA Squad for nothing! They will have forgotten all about it by......what was I talking about?



Av I had me dinner yet .........ummmmm lamb stew ^_^
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Posted 26 June 2008 - 04:05 AM

Av I had me dinner yet .........ummmmm lamb stew ^_^

I also think a nice warm fleece is a good thing to take to the field ............
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Posted 26 June 2008 - 04:17 AM

I also think a nice warm fleece is a good thing to take to the field ............

Baaaaaaah :kid_devlish:
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Posted 26 June 2008 - 04:24 AM

Baaaaaaah :kid_devlish:



Just ask old 3 fleece Hoath :devil: :devil:
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Posted 26 June 2008 - 04:29 AM

I think this clip says it all....

http://www.ukkitemap.../vid/roadie.wmv

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 10:36 AM

I think this clip says it all....

http://www.ukkitemap.../vid/roadie.wmv

The only reason I have an outside hobby is that I can't get my head through the doors to do anything inside :kid_smartass:

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 10:55 AM

Ha, great vid... Thought I was watching one of mine, for a second. ;)

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 11:01 AM

I think this clip says it all....

http://www.ukkitemap.../vid/roadie.wmv



Spars went on the front,hes so outa practice.

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 11:15 AM

Kathy (my GF) actually has a t-shrit that says "Ant's Kite Bunny" on the back :kid_smartass:

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 11:19 AM

The only reason I have an outside hobby is that I can't get my head through the doors to do anything inside :kid_smartass:

I have a solution for that..... http://www.ukkitemap...k/vid/nigel.wmv

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 12:09 PM

I think this clip says it all....

http://www.ukkitemap.../vid/roadie.wmv



What a Diva! :kid_smartass:

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