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#1 St.Even

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Posted 03 May 2007 - 07:10 PM

I was recently looking for bulk Laser pro gold online and became aware from one site that Laser pro gold may become harder & harder to aquire. I looked further and now I am confused by the many other premium Spectra products and need some opinions from others. I found Spectra 2000, Laser pro, Blue line, Spectra 1000, and WSK Premium Spectra. I would like the family to comment on each of these products as all I have ever flown was Laser pro, or if there are other products that I have missed that you can tell me about. Keep flying , St.even.

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Posted 03 May 2007 - 07:14 PM

I was recently looking for bulk Laser pro gold online and became aware from one site that Laser pro gold may become harder & harder to aquire. I looked further and now I am confused by the many other premium Spectra products and need some opinions from others. I found Spectra 2000, Laser pro, Blue line, Spectra 1000, and WSK Premium Spectra. I would like the family to comment on each of these products as all I have ever flown was Laser pro, or if there are other products that I have missed that you can tell me about. Keep flying , St.even.

You might check out this thread on Kitelife, It covers a lot of this.

http://kitelife.com/...?showtopic=1429

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Posted 07 May 2007 - 11:27 PM

I was recently looking for bulk Laser pro gold online and became aware from one site that Laser pro gold may become harder & harder to aquire.


Hi!

Nope...have it in stock, and will keep getting it in stock, in fact more on the way right now.

Laser Pro is there for us! HUGE supporter and Sponsor of LPG fly line for iQuad! :)

We proudly fly the Laser Pro banner!

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Posted 08 May 2007 - 06:15 AM

Speaking of having all this line in stock, within a week or two, I will call you, Theresa, about getting some 120' line. I should be getting the money soon.

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Posted 17 May 2007 - 12:59 PM

Hi!

Nope...have it in stock, and will keep getting it in stock, in fact more on the way right now.

Laser Pro is there for us! HUGE supporter and Sponsor of LPG fly line for iQuad! :)

We proudly fly the Laser Pro banner!

Theresa

Ok Theresa, so how do I contact you and your source of bulk 90# Spectra?

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Posted 17 May 2007 - 05:47 PM

The Kite Shoppe This is on the first page that comes up at www.thekiteshoppe.com
2727 E. Evergreen Blvd, Suite E
Vancouver, Wa. 98661
Toll Free 1-866-ROKKAKU
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Posted 18 May 2007 - 02:35 AM

theresa is the best to deal with fast service and great prices.. and she is great to talk to by phone . im hopeing to meet her someday ;)
GOD PUT ME HERE. TO ENJOY THE WINDS

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Posted 18 May 2007 - 08:51 AM

Wow, everybody is talking about LPG, and i'm getting a quad set of warpspeed set up right now to see how it works.. maybe i'll like it, if it doesn't work out too well, then i guess i will have 2 new duel linesets then...

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Posted 18 May 2007 - 10:55 AM

Way to look at the bright side!!!!!!!

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Posted 19 May 2007 - 02:37 PM

I still have 2 3,000ft spools of Spectre 1000 so I'll have to continue making all of my linesets. John

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Posted 19 May 2007 - 07:04 PM

I wonder how long of line a pearson would be able to use on a rev!!!!! That would be very interesting to watch!

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Posted 19 May 2007 - 09:15 PM

I'd love to try 200 feet of 90 lb in the right winds. ;)

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Posted 20 May 2007 - 06:56 AM

I'd immagine that it would be a little hard to fly..... and see a kite on really long lines....... but it sure would be fun to try, and there would be a HUGE window!

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Posted 20 May 2007 - 08:16 AM

I'd love to try 200 feet of 90 lb in the right winds. ;)

I have done it on both dual and quads.
The dual was in Fano Denmark in relative strong winds. It seemed to take forever going from the top to the bottom of the wind window. I had purposely made 60 meter(197ft). I made the lines from Spider-Line, which is no longer available for kites.
With the quad, I had to retrieve an object from a tiny lake. I connected two 30 meter line sets together. The wind was sufficient, but low. The response time for a control action was dramatically slower.

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Posted 20 May 2007 - 04:51 PM

i bet on a perfect wind it could even go as far as 300 feet
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Posted 21 May 2007 - 12:28 PM

With the quad, I had to retrieve an object from a tiny lake. I connected two 30 meter line sets together. The wind was sufficient, but low. The response time for a control action was dramatically slower.


would love to hear how that happened and how taht worked out for you.

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Posted 21 May 2007 - 12:52 PM

would love to hear how that happened and how taht worked out for you.

You have to feed each line through its related line in the other set at the loops on the end. It looks like a square knot of two loops. It takes a bit of time, but that is the best way to connect them.
The object was a life ring with line that some stooge had thrown in the lake during the night. I was asked by the park official if I could retrieve it. I got the object moving towards shore where he could grab it. Unfortunately I dunked the REV. The wind was too light and the lines too long to get the REV flying. Thus I had to pull it in with the strings. It was a mess.
The fortunate part is that all kite fliers were on good terms with the park officials after that.

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Posted 21 May 2007 - 02:05 PM

You have to feed each line through its related line in the other set at the loops on the end. It looks like a square knot of two loops. It takes a bit of time, but that is the best way to connect them.
The object was a life ring with line that some stooge had thrown in the lake during the night. I was asked by the park official if I could retrieve it. I got the object moving towards shore where he could grab it. Unfortunately I dunked the REV. The wind was too light and the lines too long to get the REV flying. Thus I had to pull it in with the strings. It was a mess.
The fortunate part is that all kite fliers were on good terms with the park officials after that.



That is the worst story I ever heard. Come on John, no one was there. ;) What about the crying blue eyed little girl with her puppy stranded on the log? What about the special kite hook made from old kite lines. Yea that's the ticket, I remember now,,,, ;) old kite lines and puppy dogs. :P

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Posted 21 May 2007 - 02:13 PM

That is the worst story I ever heard. Come on John, no one was there. ;) What about the crying blue eyed little girl with her puppy stranded on the log? What about the special kite hook made from old kite lines. Yea that's the ticket, I remember now,,,, ;) old kite lines and puppy dogs. :P

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