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#21 Kitelife

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Posted 21 April 2009 - 01:32 PM

We're still checking out the Blasts... Not 100% committed to them yet.

Had a lot of difficulty getting them to do what we need as a team, but Steve should be playing with some simple mods at Clover Point... We'll see what they all come up with.

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#22 Tim Elliott

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Posted 21 April 2009 - 03:44 PM

No Tim, its not paint. At least i think its not. No rattle
I asked Bazzer what he uses and he recommended this, so if Bazzer recommends it, well.......... B)


Derek.


GOOD AS iQuad GOLD and well, I wish I had a big ol stock of that in the bank.... so until then, I guess the sharpie is gonna do it.. B)

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Posted 21 April 2009 - 03:49 PM

Hi Tim good luck with the signing.

iQuad are a great bunch of guys so to is Ben, have fun & take 120foot lines if you have them ;)

Lolly is the sweetest, please say Hi from me.

enjoy your time at MIKE


thanks Simone, this will be the first time EVER flying a KITE or a REV(there is a difference) with ANYONE ELSE let a lone flying off a beach :wacko:

pretty sad eh?? :P I don't have the 120's but I do have a 100' and some CUSTOM STREET LINES 12' 25' and 50' :devil:

Lolly is top notch and Ben is right there to take up ANY SLACK.... I have dealt with them both and they are SELLING POINTS to REV!!!! :wub:

thanks for all the effort and time on this... best regards...Tim

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Posted 21 April 2009 - 03:53 PM

The trading cards are harder to get your hands on these days, as we're down to the last few dozen sets and don't generally bring them with us, trying to save some of that stuff for retro gifts in the future... Just gotta keep your eyes peeled for the occasional set that may turn up. ;)


Hey John, I'm just a NEW-B in this wing thing.... ;) less than a year flying kites and only 3 months with a REV WING.... B)

now I don't even know about TRADING CARDS, but what I do have is a KILLER REV G-FORCE Yo Yo.... :devil: I think that's pretty neat... :wub:
any insider info on them??? thanks guys for your time... :)

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Posted 21 April 2009 - 04:23 PM

I don't have "inside info" on the Rev yo yos, but I know about them...

Ben or John Mitchell might be able to shine a little more light on those. ;)

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Posted 21 April 2009 - 04:55 PM

Tim,
I had iQuad sign three B-series at Wildwoods last year with a black sharpie and have seen very little to no bleed through on any of the sails. I also have a Shook Mesh that is signed with the same type marker again with no bleed through. I will be at MIKE (Thursday through Monday) so come on over to the WOW set up on the beach. We don't bite (much) and would love to meet you to exchange ideas / war stories.

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Posted 21 April 2009 - 06:27 PM

Hey John, I'm just a NEW-B in this wing thing.... ;) less than a year flying kites and only 3 months with a REV WING.... B)

now I don't even know about TRADING CARDS, but what I do have is a KILLER REV G-FORCE Yo Yo.... :devil: I think that's pretty neat... :wub:
any insider info on them??? thanks guys for your time... :)

I don't know too much about the REV YO-YO as I could never use them well. It was never my thing.
I do know they are NOT made anymore. They were expensive and they were really top end stuff.
I did notice one a couple years ago at a Kite shop in San Diego, so if you are looking for another one, you might start asking around at kite shops and see if they might have one laying back in the stock room some where or in a drawer.

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#28 Tim Elliott

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Posted 22 April 2009 - 04:59 AM

Tim,
I had iQuad sign three B-series at Wildwoods last year with a black sharpie and have seen very little to no bleed through on any of the sails. I also have a Shook Mesh that is signed with the same type marker again with no bleed through. I will be at MIKE (Thursday through Monday) so come on over to the WOW set up on the beach. We don't bite (much) and would love to meet you to exchange ideas / war stories.

Dave S
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Hey Dave, thanks for this info..... I took the BIG LEAP of faith last night and took a BLACK SHARPIE to one of my REV II sails and NO BLEED THROUGH!!

I then went to a Prism E2 and tried that sail..... again NO BLEEDING, but on the sail of a Prism Micron....WATCH OUT!!!!

what can a REV FLYER EXPECT, THIS IS IT: you can't TRUST A KITE!!!!!! stay SAFE and FLY A WING :P

I will definately HUNT U down on the sand....looking for the WOW booth/set up... B) I will be arriving Friday late morning and staying until Sunday afternoon.... it's gonna be a LOAD of FUN!!! looking forward to meeting ALL the REV PLAYERS.... ;)

REV KITES R JUST 2 COOL 4 SCHOOL... 2 lines are COOL, but 4 lines will TAKE U 2 SCHOOL.... :devil: fly REV or stay on the PORCH!!!! :wacko:

#29 Tim Elliott

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Posted 22 April 2009 - 05:04 AM

I don't know too much about the REV YO-YO as I could never use them well. It was never my thing.
I do know they are NOT made anymore. They were expensive and they were really top end stuff.
I did notice one a couple years ago at a Kite shop in San Diego, so if you are looking for another one, you might start asking around at kite shops and see if they might have one laying back in the stock room some where or in a drawer.


Hey John, yes I realize that they are NO LONGER in production.... :wacko: yo yo's are like kites to me.... just another toy on the end of a string.... I already have a G-Force yo yo with the FACTORY PACKAGING and it's gotta be the COOLEST thing around....in yo yo terms at least.... I'm bringing it with me to MIKE and hopefully the TEAM FACTORY will have all the info I want... :)

again, yes they were VERY EXPENSIVE, but hey if it's got REV on it, then it's GOTTA BE WORTH IT!!!! B)

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Posted 22 April 2009 - 07:36 AM

We're still checking out the Blasts... Not 100% committed to them yet.

Had a lot of difficulty getting them to do what we need as a team, but Steve should be playing with some simple mods at Clover Point... We'll see what they all come up with.


As I think I have said elsewhere, I found the smaller speed series kites great for nailing the snap turns and other long arm techniques. The exaggerated handling required translated very well back into the 1s and 1.5s flying style. I also wondered how it would be possible to integrate speed series flying into team performance and suspected that slo-mo/treacle might be the way forward in which case the Blast may be an idea candidate. <grins>

I think that it is a case of needing plenty of fliers with practical experience in order to see the way forward.

Felix

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Posted 22 April 2009 - 11:34 AM

Have used gold pens on ours with no problems... rain, snow, sand, sun ;)
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