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#1 ExplosivePerson

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 02:45 PM

Hi! I'm new to these forums and rev kite flying. I fell in love with kites last year at the 24th annual Berkeley Kite Festival. I started with a Prism Snapshot 1.2 and LOVED thr fact that it demanded control.

But I have not tried quad line kites, specifically revs, just yet. The next year, I began t notice that some kites required four lines! I was intrigued. Lolli taught me all of the basics of such controls and my mind was opened. My pathetic parasail had no form, no structure, no true hnger for delicate and percise controls, but most of all, the demand for elegance. As I flew my first Rev I. Those exhiliarting ten minutes of my life changed my ideas of kites. ( I came to realize it was an EXP, shame D:)


I am fourteen, Asian, 5'4", wear contacts, and I live in Oakland, CA.
I like to go to the Berkeley Marina or the Cesar Chavez park. 10-25 winds there, perfect for the REV 1.5 SLE I bought on Sunday. I even got to meet Ben without even knowing who he was xD. Anywoo I still am not sure how to tie the lines to the bridle, the kite I bought was one of the demonstration kites for the festival, so it came with everything, just no CD or manual.

I leik kites.

#2 LS Kite Stakes

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 03:33 PM

Welcome to the obsession,and the passion, known as The Dark Side! Enjoy reading the many threads on the forum, there is a lot of info on these kites here. I hope you can watch the tutorials found on the right side of the main page, I think they are better than the instruction DVD. If you can, never hesitate to talk to other fliers you see out at you favorite flying place.

Come back often, ask questions, and let us know how you are doing!
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#3 Aerochic

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 04:01 PM

Sounds like you met all the right people out of the gate! YAY! Welcome to the forum!

You'll get tons of great advice and info here. Let me toss two links your way which should be a help...

http://www.learnkites.com/
http://www.youtube.com/user/kitelife

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#4 ExplosivePerson

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 08:33 PM

Sounds like you met all the right people out of the gate! YAY! Welcome to the forum!

You'll get tons of great advice and info here. Let me toss two links your way which should be a help...

http://www.learnkites.com/
http://www.youtube.com/user/kitelife


The second one is win.

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 09:27 PM

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#6 Kitelife

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 12:14 PM

Welcome sir! :)

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#7 Scott_of_melnsct

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 03:54 PM

Welcome. It was a Prism P3 that first hooked me on kites...not unlike your snapshot, just a bit bigger. When it pulled back I was hooked. Took my wife over a year to get me interested in Revs. Now I neglect my powerkites for the dark side almost every time. That being said, after you start getting good with the Rev, you'll find you can do a lot more with the snapshot.
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#8 antman

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 10:51 AM

sweet man... once you start you can t stop
GOD PUT ME HERE. TO ENJOY THE WINDS

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Posted 10 August 2010 - 02:05 PM

Sounds like another satisfied (hooked) customer!!! :kid_smartass: You'll get all sorts of help from this group, don't be afraid to ask!! Everyone is here to make your experiences good ones!! Welcome to the DARKSIDE!!!:kid_devlish:

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#10 dunc in devon

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Posted 21 November 2010 - 11:23 AM

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#11 Jynx

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Posted 21 November 2010 - 11:51 PM

WELCOME! ...At 14 years of age you'll have so many years ahead of you to enjoy the Dark-Side with the entire Rev family! I wish I had found the obsession years ago... I'm certainly envious of you!

Throw on some tunes Posted Image and enjoy the experience! ...and may it be most WINDerFULL for you!

"When the power of love becomes more important than the love of power,

then there will be peace"

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