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#1 Bazzer

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 06:55 PM

Ladies and Gentlemen big announcement time for the B Pro project,

Up to now the finish work has all been done by the factory.
From this day forth all B Pro's will be finished by me.
Yes!
Leading and trailing edges.
I have reworked the Leading edge so that there are no hot cut edges.
Everything is folded and smooth....yes we finally have it!
The trailing edges are perfect and crisp.
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Well done Rev for moving forward, its great to work for a company that listens to its family.

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 07:25 PM

Oh man Baz... That looks fantastic! I bet this will have a new day dawn, B Pros that almost fly themselves....... ;)
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Posted 17 April 2009 - 07:33 PM

Sweet Bazzer :wub: I can't wait to have my new limy pros :w00t: :w00t:

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 07:53 PM

:clap; :ani_yahoo: :clap2: :mf_party: Enough said?

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 08:59 PM

Ladies and Gentlemen big announcement time for the B Pro project,
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Really great news that fits the Pro perfectly!

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 10:12 PM

Not sure if I recognise those kites :D

However they do look NEAT.

Well done Bazzer, and Rev. It is a WONDERFUL Day.

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 01:15 AM

HEY!!!! Wheres mine? I'm waiting for that pic. LOL, Told ya I need my fix. I wasn't kidding in light of what you saw this morning.....

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 05:26 AM

very nice work bazz.. does this also mean no more tears in the top mesh??
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Posted 18 April 2009 - 07:28 AM

Ohhhhh too cool! B)

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 07:38 PM

Hey Bazzer-
Your work is awesome... can't wait to see this up close and personal!!!! ;) You have definitely raised the bar, once again!!!
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Posted 18 April 2009 - 08:06 PM

Ant, the mesh tears aren't an issue with the quality or manufacturing.

It's mishandling or abuse (i.e. crashes).

I've not had damaged mesh on *any* of my Revs in nearly 10 years.

The way they're physically handled and rolled up are the cause of these tears, along with repeated crashing. ;)

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 08:11 PM

Ant, the mesh tears aren't an issue with the quality or manufacturing.

It's mishandling or abuse (i.e. crashes).

I've not had damaged mesh on *any* of my Revs in nearly 10 years.

The way they're physically handled and rolled up are the cause of these tears, along with repeated crashing. ;)


Hi John.. good point.. and on that note, would you mind explaining exactly how the revs should be rolled up and put away.. for those who are still learning or just beginning .. I think it's a good thing for everyone to know.. .
thanks,
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And Congratsssssss to Bazzer, nicely done mate!

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 10:39 PM

When handling the kite, make sure your fingers don't stress the mesh (a very common occurrence - one of the biggest factors).

Regular crashing compounds the likelihood of mesh break down.

When you pack up the kite, there are two folds (where the rods pull apart)...

Make sure you put at least 2" of space between the ends of the spars, so there is a good amount of unsparred leading edge.

Shift the fold point periodically.

Don't roll it up too tightly.

Make sure the kite is rolled without crumpling the sail.

Don't force it into the bag, twist it in, going with the way the kite is rolled so it doesn't expand.

Focusing on these things should significantly extend the life of your mesh. :)

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 10:40 PM

When handling the kite, make sure your fingers don't stress the mesh (a very common occurrence - one of the biggest factors).

Regular crashing compounds the likelihood of mesh break down.

When you pack up the kite, there are two folds (where the rods pull apart)...

Make sure you put at least 2" of space between the ends of the spars, so there is a good amount of unsparred leading edge.

Shift the fold point periodically.

Don't roll it up too tightly.

Make sure the kite is rolled without crumpling the sail.

Don't force it into the bag, twist it in, going with the way the kite is rolled so it doesn't expand.

Focusing on these things should significantly extend the life of your mesh. :)


Thanks John,
I know you have talked about that at the clinics, but some may not have heard it and I think it helps.

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 10:42 PM

No worries, I cross posted it in the Tuning/Assembly section of the forum as a pinned topic too, just so it's easy to find. ;)

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Posted 19 April 2009 - 12:26 AM

John, can I clarify with you.

When you say, dont roll too tightly, the trick you show on the B DVD, with linking the end of the bridle round the bottom pontd of the kite.

Is this just right as far as tension or do you think maybe too tight?

Just wanted to confirm, as this is the way I normaly roll my 1.5s up.

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Posted 19 April 2009 - 05:15 AM

When you pull the bridle around, it shouldn't pinch the sail anywhere... Should be "just right", or not at all, imho.

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Posted 19 April 2009 - 06:08 AM

Thanks.

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Posted 19 April 2009 - 06:57 AM

Hey Bazzer-
Your work is awesome... can't wait to see this up close and personal!!!! ;) You have definitely raised the bar, once again!!!


Yes Baz, your work is awesome.

But, about that raising the bar stuff!!! You and Ben are cruel!!! First you tweak stuff a little here and then a little there. And then, like the country song suggests, I'm coveting the next new thing. Bought a spare set of handles ... right away the pro handles came out. Bought a Gold and Raspberry SUL (white center) and then the black center, symmetrical Gold and Raspberry comes out. Thought long and hard before buying a Lime #4 Pro mid-vent, and now, not only are you doing the entire kite, but there's an assortment of fades available. Plus, you're signing the leading edge prominently so that everyone will know that I have one of the "older" out-of-date Pro kites.

So, please let me enjoy my "new" stuff a little longer before you tickle my fickle nature with newer stuff. And yes, it is raining today and I don't like that either.

Pfmfph,
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Posted 19 April 2009 - 07:14 AM

i havent had any mesh problems in a while so mabie im doing it right ..
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