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#41 Dean750

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 02:08 PM

I second that :D



Cool, after grossing Jonesey out I was hoping I hadn't spoiled the mood or offended anyone else today. :sign_kitelife:

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 02:14 PM

Cool, after grossing Jonesey out I was hoping I hadn't spoiled the mood or offended anyone else today. :sign_kitelife:

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Sorry Dean... you didn't gross me out I've just been off slipping into a sports bra before I post my reposte picture ... be afraid :lol:

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 02:15 PM

Cool, after grossing Jonesey out I was hoping I hadn't spoiled the mood or offended anyone else today. :sign_kitelife:

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Still early yet Dean :blue_wink: .

OK,Im gerrin mi yed round this,

Long handles,17inch arent they.So how much longer do my leaders/pig tails need to be.Than the B Series ones

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 02:16 PM

:devil: Mm,TA Bruce.

I wonder,Your mate Pete.On the right.Does he have a license for the Ariel in his hat...

sorry mate.Couldnt not say something :devil: .


Thanks for the info pal.C U SOON

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10-4 Bri, I will have to ask him about the licence, he has always got his ears on. :lol: ...oi...you aint gorn orf topic ev ya?
Yeh, you are right Sailor, I had dropped a lot of brake off the handles for Rob, he flies with less than I do, dont seem to hinder him none though. :D

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 02:29 PM

Long handles,17inch arent they.So how much longer do my leaders/pig tails need to be.Than the B Series ones

what did you have to go and do that for? Now we are going to have a load of "my pigtails are longer than your pigtail" type pictures. For goodness sake! ;)
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Posted 30 June 2008 - 02:38 PM

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10-4 Bri, I will have to ask him about the licence, he has always got his ears on. :lol: ...oi...you aint gorn orf topic ev ya?
Yeh, you are right Sailor, I had dropped a lot of brake off the handles for Rob, he flies with less than I do, dont seem to hinder him none though. :D



Isn't that picture like sacralige (or how ever you spell it)? I got crap for even mentioning duallys. Notice the wrists?

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 02:43 PM

Isn't that picture like sacralige (or how ever you spell it)? I got crap for even mentioning duallys. Notice the wrists?

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It is not a problem, Pete is flying the target for us, Rev Top Gun school.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 02:45 PM

:w00t: Now I get it.

So I have to keep my head on a swivel when flying just in case?

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 03:26 PM

Yep, got it. On inverted my pinkies will be above my thumbs, sometimes - usually if I am doing something precise like an inverted kiss. So, one to consider when flying.

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Alright Sailor, I just got a reason to pull out my SLE's.

Now, bend over for your whipping. <grin>

No, seriously, whatever works for you... But I've got to say that the ergodynamics and leverage of this hand position is not as efficient as the "A" position, for any maneuver with the kite... Slides or whatever... My hands go almost straight vertical on straight up/down controlled flight stuff, but stay in the "A" 90% of the time otherwise.

Big disclaimer here... I only comment based on my experience and developed theories... I fully respect anyone's preferences and style.

As for Dean... OMG, what a photo. :blink:

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 03:33 PM

I like to think of the hand positions as riding a chopper with really short handle bars.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 03:38 PM

Think I'm sexy John? :w00t:

I have to admit it was Choocy's comment about a picture would be better than words. And if I had my shirt on you wouldn't be able to grasp my belly button suggestion.

:w00t:

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 03:45 PM

He's just jealous.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 03:52 PM

Busted. ;)

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 08:37 PM

OK, dumb question, what do I use for replacement leader on my handles? The leaders the 1.5 SLE handles came with are about 4 inches long, not near enough to do what is suggested. I would like to put several knots for different adjustments, as well as adding more brake per this topic. I have some white nylon cord that is about the same diameter, but I do not know if this would be suitable.
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Posted 30 June 2008 - 09:22 PM

I favor 140# cored bridle line, from Laser Pro... Most "pro" shops will carry this material by the foot.

This is the stuff with an outer sleeve, and a white core line inside.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 09:31 PM

Don't know with out being there to see it. But if you have a local kite shop, ask for 100 or 150# dacron or the likes. Could just ask for sleeving. More than likely if they wanna keep your business they might even help ya tie what ever you need.
If not, start with a loop about 10.5" long, tied of at the end. Make sure to use a lighter or something to melt the left over past the knot. :kid_brooding: I hope you know what I mean.
It'll take practice unless your a line tying prodigy so don't sinche down the other knots till you have them even. But put a knot about every half to 3/4". John would probably tell you 3/4 to 1" apart and only for the top. I personally if you don't have these already is to do this for only the top. But to make one half the length with the same increments in between knots for the bottom till you get used to it. When your used to it, you'll be on the closest knot to your handles on bottom and can change to a single knot on bottom or leave what you'll have for more adjustment depending on your mood and flying style.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 09:47 PM

Hey Walt, if you want to try it out pretty much any non stretch line of suitable strength that will hold a knot will do.

If you have something that is about the same thickness it will probably be OK for a trial run.

It is much better to use the bridle type line if you are going to stay with it mind.

Depends on how much of a rush you are in.

I was in a rush to try it when I first saw it on here, tried it with some nylon, then put an order in for some bridal.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 10:21 PM

Not to be a hard a$$ (beat ya to it John), :w00t: (I crack myself up sometimes) I had a thought and lost it.

Oh yea, Rev flying is about control Baloo :kid_brooding: Don't rush it. Savor the moment when you get the chance. I'm so just giving you crap. I MEAN STUFF :blushing: My bad. :kid_devlish:

Dean :matrix:

I get it, I get it for those certain eyes. ;)

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I'm SUCH a dork sometimes. :kid_frustrated:

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 11:35 PM

I'll have a pint of whatever he had.
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Posted 30 June 2008 - 11:53 PM

Well for the lack of any real typos you should have a pint on my behalf. I'm on my well pints...... how many pints make a ..... oh YEA, man I suprise myself with intelligence sometimes. :w00t: Who ever said I wasn't the sharpest tool in the shed didn't have backspace. :kid_brooding: :w00t: Oh come on, that was funny.

I'm on my 7th pint. Why can't it just be 1 or 2 or 10? Why does the measured amount have to come into play. Thinking in terms of someone waaaaaaaaaay over there ;) could cause a headache over here.

LMBO

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