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#121 Baloo

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 10:16 AM

Yep, promises to be cold, wet and windy.

At least if I don't have it I will not be twmpted to try it in a gale.

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 10:46 AM

Yep, promises to be cold, wet and windy.

At least if I don't have it I will not be tempted to try it in a gale.


Exactly! I doubt that I will need a Zen in Berck either. I cannot immediately remember a low wind day at that event. We did use SUL Rev1s at WSIKF in 1994 on one day as I recall <grins>

Cervia could be light before the 11 o'clock 'switch on' of the on-shore breeze.

The Rev2s, on the other hand, could be very useful as mentioned 'over there'---> in the blog... http://www.revkites....the-decorators/

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 11:44 AM

my one arrived this week :-)

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:20 PM

Ooooooh Nice One, Doc!

I really struggled over whether to get one of the purple or blue fades because they are so very sharp looking, but ofcourse I had an idea of my own burning in my brain...

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MANY HUGE THANKS to Lolly, Ben & Bazzer for indulging my designer urges! I am over the moon ecstatic with how it turned out! Forgive the photo quality as I received it upon coming home from work and the light was fading on me... better pics to come! :ani_punk:

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:49 PM

My Zen arrived too !!!

Stunned by the quality and looks....Posted Image

First pic.

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Thank you Steve, Bazzer, Lolly and others involved in this project ! .


Wait for the pics with beautiful blue sky and bright sun !!!!

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 10:11 AM

Nice Zens everyone, I especially like yours Carolyn, understated eloquence! :)

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 10:16 AM

OH man Marc...that looks AWESOME !!! wow



My Zen arrived too !!!

Stunned by the quality and looks....Posted Image

First pic.

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Thank you Steve, Bazzer, Lolly and others involved in this project ! .


Wait for the pics with beautiful blue sky and bright sun !!!!



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Posted 02 April 2010 - 01:08 PM

first time flying my zen :
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Posted 02 April 2010 - 02:15 PM

Ooooooh Nice One, Doc!

I really struggled over whether to get one of the purple or blue fades because they are so very sharp looking, but ofcourse I had an idea of my own burning in my brain...

AerochicCustomZen040110.jpg


MANY HUGE THANKS to Lolly, Ben & Bazzer for indulging my designer urges! I am over the moon ecstatic with how it turned out! Forgive the photo quality as I received it upon coming home from work and the light was fading on me... better pics to come! :ani_punk:


BEAUTIFUL Carolyn!!!!!!!!!!!
Congrats.

Congrats also to the others who've recently received their ZENs.
Except Sammy.....who is still watching waiting and hoping his will arrive soon.
I don't have the heart to tell him I've had it in my bag for 2 weeks now...................................................
oops....did I say that out loud????

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 02:56 PM

Thanks for the compliments John & Rich! Posted Image I've been wanting a white purple combo for some time now. I love the all white Revs sails as well, so I wanted to keep it simple.

Here's a pic of her on her home field...
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Since I couldn't find the post on Zen Feedback:

My first flight was kind of rough. I started out with 1mph wind that kept jumping up to 6mph! At 6mph my Zen pulled like a truck! I was rather surprised! I also experienced Revvus Intertuptus as the local soccer team needed my field! BAH! So I moved down to the lower field where I can't usually fly and the Zen surely wanted to stay airborne! Holy Hannah! When the wind was down on the low end, it was rather difficult to ascertain which direction to move in. Yes, this Rev wants to fly itself and floats like a dream, but you also certainly need some light wind skills to back it up. I have much work to do!

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 08:28 PM

Hi Carolyn-

Beeeeeeautiful!

Fly and use her well!

Enjoy.


To the rest of you folks that received yours, as well, all the best with them! They are amazing flying machines. (NOT actually a machine Posted Image ! ... you know what I mean).
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Posted 03 April 2010 - 06:01 PM

BEAUTIFUL Carolyn!!!!!!!!!!!
Congrats.

Congrats also to the others who've recently received their ZENs.
Except Sammy.....who is still watching waiting and hoping his will arrive soon.
I don't have the heart to tell him I've had it in my bag for 2 weeks now...................................................
oops....did I say that out loud????



Nice kite indeed
Rich my brada! well it didnt come in yet bc u have it in yr bag sheshhhhhhhhhhhh! Give it to me tommorrow broski!
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Posted 06 April 2010 - 07:29 AM

Well it didnt come in yet bc u have it in yr bag sheshhhhhhhhhhhh! Give it to me tommorrow broski!



Can't wait to see what you've got, Sammy. :)


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Posted 07 April 2010 - 10:50 AM

Just realised Felix, our Zen's will hit the country just in time for the Easter holls to cause havoc with thier delivery. :kid_cussing:


Well my white one arrived today. No need for a picture <grins>

The forecast for Berck did suggest some light breezes last time I looked...

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Posted 07 April 2010 - 11:36 AM

Well if you have yours then mine cant be too far away.

Champing at the bit now, especially as the wind has dropped off here. :)

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 05:01 AM

OK, so my Zen was not here, the wind is pretty much non existant.

Thought I would spend a bit of time equalising my lines.

Just came back in for a cup of T. Lucky too as I might have missed the delivery bloke.

OK, so my Zen is here, there is almost no wind.

Sorry can't stop on here, can't belive I am saying this, I am glad the wind is low, I am off flying.

Catch you laters folks.

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 07:53 AM

OK, so my Zen is here, there is almost no wind.
Sorry can't stop on here, can't belive I am saying this, I am glad the wind is low, I am off flying.


Yesterday I drove out to my field and had gotten excited because the school flag on that road wasn't flapping!!! How wrong is that!?! I flew in a low wind range I had NEVER flown in before! I wish you much fun with yours. I'm still in awe of this one...



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Posted 15 April 2010 - 11:17 AM

Thanks Aero.

So, I was busy setting up and what happened. The blasted wind picked up. Was just going to set another Rev up and it dropped again.

Out came the Zen, I have found that pretty much if you can feel any breeze on yourself you can fly the Zen, quickly but carefuly landing if it picked up at all.

Will feel better when I have tried it a couple of times to get a feel for it's upper limit. Lower limit is no problem, it just sits on the ground. :)

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 05:25 AM

I got my Zen last night. Went out to fly (no to little wind). I set up and was about to untangle my lines when a lacross team set up on the field...

Figures!

So checking the weather for today and tomorrow it looks like I'll need a vented kite to fly. I told my wife that getting a Zen will ensure that there will be plenty of wind to fly in. Just like buying a snow plow for my tractor ensured no snow the winter I bought it...


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Posted 20 April 2010 - 03:28 AM

I've been enjoying my Zen so much I didnt have time to take photo's when it first arrived....

So, here it is , dawn Kingston Beach , Tasmania, Australia

cheers

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PS: Thanks Theresa and Bazza !

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