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#41 play365

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 02:35 AM

What I found really good with Guidos modified REV was the consistency and quality of the Flic-Flacs and the axels.



Yes I agree but it's not just the sticks he also has a modded bridle ? doesn't he :rolleyes:
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Posted 21 April 2007 - 04:33 AM

totally forgot to add that thanks man ;)
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Posted 21 April 2007 - 10:38 AM

ben ill say it again..its a great idea and if you do make them im in for a set but if you do make them will the be just the sticks them selves?? or the tension lines too?? a whole set would be great (sticks tension lines and connectors) but the only down side here is that the current kites rev makes being able to take the quad sticks without renforcement to the sails to accomidate the quad stick set

Take a look at the way the 5 time European Quadline Champion, Guido Maiocchi does it. He uses this at all competitions.
There is no modification to the actual REV sail.
I would say that a kit would need at least these parts:
- two standoffs
- two end pieces for the tension lines
- two T connectors for the down spars
- tension line set
- instructions for installation

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 10:39 AM

Yes I agree but it's not just the sticks he also has a modded bridle ? doesn't he :rolleyes:

Sometimes no bridle!

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#45 Watty

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 11:01 AM

I'll try to buy some eventually, but I'm gonna be flat out of money here in a bit. I'm buying a new 1.5 sail and some headphones (My MP3 player with my headphones went through the washing machine. My MP3 player still works(and now it's squeeky clean), but my headphones don't)

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 11:15 AM

oooooops

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 12:01 PM

I'll try to buy some eventually, but I'm gonna be flat out of money here in a bit. I'm buying a new 1.5 sail and some headphones (My MP3 player with my headphones went through the washing machine. My MP3 player still works(and now it's squeeky clean), but my headphones don't)



i Pod ? :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
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Posted 21 April 2007 - 12:04 PM

No... SanDisk thing. iPods are too pricy for me.

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 12:46 PM

I went with the Zen Vision:M, been really happy with it... No need for that annoying iTunes, I can use it on anyone's computer and transfer photos from a card reader directly. ;)

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 01:06 PM

i do like i tunes and lime wire both work good for me
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Posted 21 April 2007 - 03:27 PM

I went with the Zen Vision:M, been really happy with it... No need for that annoying iTunes, I can use it on anyone's computer and transfer photos from a card reader directly. ;)



Yeah, mine's quite simular. It just uses Windows Media Player. I don't like iTunes much. I do use Lime Wire a lot though!

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Posted 21 April 2007 - 09:23 PM

I have the 80 Gb ipod and its kinda like overkill, but hey I have over 10,000 songs to fly with in all different genres. I will stand by the ipod name, I think they are top of the line. Everyone has there own opinion though. I would die without lime wire lol
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Posted 22 April 2007 - 02:09 AM

I have the 80 Gb ipod and its kinda like overkill, but hey I have over 10,000 songs to fly with in all different genres. I will stand by the ipod name, I think they are top of the line. Everyone has there own opinion though. I would die without lime wire lol




20gb iPod for me and Mininova I found to many viruses on lime wire :D :P
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Posted 22 April 2007 - 11:11 AM

I hope to have a Zune eventually!

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Posted 22 April 2007 - 01:45 PM

If anyone wants info on quad sticks a good person to talk to would be Steve Pigeon. He made a instructional video on how to put them on your Rev. Honestly it is very cheap. He is also on this forum under "steve and sherri", "steve pigeon" or you can email him at SunsetFlyers (at) MSN (dot) Com. Im sure you could ask him to send you the instructional dvd. He will answer any questions you have and more.Posted ImageI myself actually learned this from my Uncle Jay Nunes. Steve is my stepfather so I'm sure I can get a copy from him if anyone wants it.
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Posted 22 April 2007 - 01:48 PM

sweet

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Posted 29 April 2007 - 11:57 AM

Well I just figured I would throw my two cents in about this again. I have flown with quad sticks for a long time now and this morning I decided I would cut them of and try to fly without them and see if it made a difference in the way the Rev flys and as I thought it did. My advice to anyone who has been asking about them is if you can fly well without them then don't put them on, the biggest thing I noticed today when flying without them was that my sail was filling up with a lot more wind. When you have quad sticks on they push on the sail and limits its ability to hold the wind. When you try and fly on those days where the wind is not the best and you need that extra lift it won't be there cause your quad sticks will reduce your ability to utilize what little wind there is. Now if your a beginner, throw them on they will make your life ten times easier, but for the more experienced, you can if you want to try them but its better without.
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Posted 29 April 2007 - 12:15 PM

well i had a chance to fly paul lemasters kite with the sticks in a 3 mph wind and i like them his kite floats so clean .. much better then without im now going to build my self a set and have 1 1.5 with sticks and 1 without the long throw handles were diffrent then im used to but the kite blew me away thanks again paul :lol:
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Posted 29 April 2007 - 01:06 PM

well i had a chance to fly paul lemasters kite with the sticks in a 3 mph wind and i like them his kite floats so clean .. much better then without im now going to build my self a set and have 1 1.5 with sticks and 1 without the long throw handles were diffrent then im used to but the kite blew me away thanks again paul :lol:



Very interesting. I was waiting for a review from someone who didn't already own them and flew for the first time. I wonder what happen with Ben looking into Rev making them?

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Posted 01 May 2007 - 10:06 AM

Ant,
Was that a pure stock Rev with quad sticks that Paul LaMasters let you fly? He does a lot of other things to many of his Revs (bridle changes, frame changes, etc). Just wanted to ask since there needs to be an apples-to-apples comparison (ie, stock Rev with quad sticks vs. stock Rev without).

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