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#1 cadguy

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Posted 07 December 2009 - 09:05 PM

Hello, I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving.
Here's a video (with music) of what I call a Rev 1.5 Evolution stack. It's a 3-stack of a 1.5 UL (pre-SLE), an SLE, and a B-series.
The stack lines, 100# blended spectra (old dual-line set), are all 5.5 ft attached to 2" loops larks-headed through all the endcaps bungi holes.
This was my first attempt at stacking Revs. I did a bit of test flying over the field to make sure that it stayed together first before going over the water.


Rev on - David
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#2 MrDenny

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Posted 07 December 2009 - 09:23 PM

That was fun to watch :P :P . I thought for sure you were done for when they went in LE first. NICE JOB all round.

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Posted 07 December 2009 - 09:39 PM

That was nice! B)

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Posted 07 December 2009 - 09:56 PM

Really enjoyed that!

Nice flying!!!!

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Posted 08 December 2009 - 01:33 AM

Well done David.

I tried to play in a pond with one of my Sedgwicks. Got the lines caught on some long grasses and crashed and burned. Or more correctly crashed and drowned.

Ended up dragging the soggy muddy mess out by the lines, trying not to break anything.

Was fun while it lasted though.

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Posted 08 December 2009 - 02:19 AM

Looked like you had a lot of fun out there. Great job!

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Posted 08 December 2009 - 03:17 AM

great flying my man.. stacks are fun .. try 3 blasts now that will give you a great day of flying trust me
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Posted 09 December 2009 - 12:14 PM

Great vid and idea, re-posted to Rev's Facebook page. :)

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#9 Hal

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 08:22 PM

Nicely done and fun to watch. I really enjoy my three stack :)




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