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#1 chuck3

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 01:23 PM

Here is my new micro quad kite (rev style).

Its a Plastic bag for the sail. It has a 50 inch Wingspan and its very light. This one never been flown yet, but I will this weekend...we'll hopefully have some pics of it flying :D Its an experiment and I am very pleased with it soo far. The bridle is very simple and I got the idea from the Revolution Indoors. I know I am not the only one with a micro out there, post pics of your own :)

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#2 Felix Mottram

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 02:12 PM

Here is my new micro quad kite (rev style).

Its a Plastic bag for the sail. It has a 50 inch Wingspan and its very light. This one never been flown yet, but I will this weekend...we'll hopefully have some pics of it flying :D Its an experiment and I am very pleased with it soo far. The bridle is very simple and I got the idea from the Revolution Indoors. I know I am not the only one with a micro out there, post pics of your own :)


Helmut Georgi has an early bin liner variation that flew very well in a Vienna festival one year...

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#3 deebs1596

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 02:34 PM

1 fiberglass downspar one carbon there chuck? which dualie ya snatchie the LE off of?

ya know what though- for the amount of time it took to make it- it looks good. so you gonna bring it down this weekend? maybe get a flight in somewhere or at least look at it
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Posted 19 November 2008 - 05:46 PM

OOOO! That just gave me an idea! I'm gonna try to make one out of plastic wrap! I'll let you know when it's done and I'll post a pic..... if I get around to it!

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 06:23 PM

would love to see that watty, sounds like it would be aggitating to make because of the clingyness to it but sounds it would work

I made one as well...not that good but its a work in progress...on a good note its stable on 13" handles and for what it is right now...flies pretty well

keep in mind its a work in progress and its made out of a garbage bag, clear tape and cotton line lol

still have work to do on it so got a winter project

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 06:32 PM

Yep! At least I tried lol. Things kept getting stuck and stuff, and I just got frustrated with it and gave up!

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 06:38 PM

it happens, i had the thought of wax paper, i got some work to do on that hybrid box/rev i have going on...
up next i might make it out of ripstop once i get the design right have to slowly cut away portions of the middle until it handles best
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Posted 19 November 2008 - 07:25 PM

These mini Revs are not mine, but were made by our friend, Bob Serack.

Originally, there was a stack of twenty four. That has since been broken down to a stack of six and a stack of eighteen.

Here are photos of the original stack, and the six stack being flown by my wife Lynn, with Bob looking on.

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 07:30 PM

Here's one more of Bob flying his 24 stack. This was on Father's Day, June 16, 2001 at Rockaway Beach, OR. That was the day we first met Bob and he dragged me kicking and screaming out on to the beach and showed me how to fly a Rev. That day changed our lives more than anything else, except having children.

True story.

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 08:28 PM

that stack of 18 must have some kind of pull! I'd imagine nothing less that 200# line?

i find it amazing that rev hasn't made like a 4 foot rev yet, seems to me that mini/micros are pretty popular.

I noticed that there was a bridle made for te stacks- standard rev II bridle or custom?
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