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#101 fungus

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 03:31 AM

i'm stopping indoors tomorrow - 205c at lunchtime

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#102 Felix Mottram

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 04:54 AM

i'm stopping indoors tomorrow - 205c at lunchtime

12:0014:596 c-205 c00.0 mm100 %Posted Image4 mph5 mph

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I saw that one too. Another Metcheck glitch...

Even the synoptic charts get scrambled sometimes.

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 05:28 AM

After 2 years of power kites and deciding I'd like something for lower wind even though I never related to that ugly Rev shape and lack of excitement and danger you get with a power kite.

I went from this...

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(Spot the error in setup Posted Image )


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(Love the hand position and longer right brake line than the left - discovered once I was home)


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(But I'm still smiling and the hands aren't beyond hope)

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 05:31 AM

From the above 1 year ago, to this today .... a mere ONE year !!!

(and this isn't even counting line sets and frames)

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 11:55 AM

Hey, you're above the average!!! :kid_devlish: I think you've fallen hard!!!:kid_smartass:

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 12:02 PM

Seems I am the 2010 poster child for falling hard - I have no idea how the hell I managed to end up with 13 in the first year of flying Revs Posted Image

I looked back at my acquisitions and I actually got something new in hand every 2 months - in theory my next should be Feb 2011.

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 12:40 PM

Hey, I got two this year, after almost 15 years, and don't know when the next will happen!!! :kid_brooding:

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 01:56 PM

Seems I am the 2010 poster child for falling hard - I have no idea how the hell I managed to end up with 13 in the first year of flying Revs Posted Image

I looked back at my acquisitions and I actually got something new in hand every 2 months - in theory my next should be Feb 2011.



I'm surprised, as a power kiter, you don't have a Blast 2/4 or 4/8! Get with the program!

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We got our first Revs in 2008. By the same time in 2009, our list looked like this:


1 Original Rev 1 (2 color sail with the T300 imprint, not sure how far into the revs that is)
1 Original Rev 2 (single panel sail, 2-piece frame)
1 Original Rev 1.5 (The ones with the Mylar and SLE)
3 Rev 1.5 SULs (Blk-Lime, Red White & Blue, Rainbow)
1 Rev EXP Blk/Wht/Red
1 Rev 1.5 Full Vent Tropical
1 Black & Gold B-series
1 Race Hot B-Pro
1 Original Rev Blast
1 Rev Shockwave
1 Rev Indoor
1 Rev Blast 2/4


This last year, the only thing added (Thanks Ben!) is the newer Rev 1 and a UFO, which we haven't had wind for trying out.


5 sets of Rev Handles and 3 sets that my better 3/4 designed out of plumbing. :P I have no idea how many linesets we have. They need their own bag. LOL


The problem is that I'm the club president, and the one everybody sends people to to inquire about Revs up here, so I GOTTA have at least one of everything possible, right?


I had wanted to get a Zen, because I actually like the feel of the Rev 1, and the precision (To me there's a LOT of difference) of the B-Pro. But having gone down to Poway and standing in front of this huge stack of Revs at the factory place thingie, I really want either a Bazzer Eyes, or even more, the Vampire Lady. Considering I will probably never be able to afford those, I have been considering selling off some of the others I have, but I don't want to lose those either...lol.


I love going into the kite bag my better 3/4 made and thinking about which kite I should use for that day. We had to make a bag, because the bag rev makes isn't made for people like us...lol Come on Ben...Make a bag that holds 20-25 kites...


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There's two of us crazies here.... which one is this?
He's into the B series, choreography and coloring.
She's into a bridleless SUL and skiing with a Blast.


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Posted 28 December 2010 - 02:47 PM

When you pull out the larks heads and start to wind your lines, then unwind and re attach 20 times before you finally admit to yourself that that 1 MPH gust just aint gener last. And its really time to give it up for the day. MAYBE
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Posted 28 December 2010 - 04:10 PM

When you pull out the larks heads and start to wind your lines, then unwind and re attach 20 times before you finally admit to yourself that that 1 MPH gust just aint gener last. And its really time to give it up for the day. MAYBE


Oh geez... how many times have I done that?




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There's two of us crazies here.... which one is this?
He's into the B series, choreography and coloring.
She's into a bridleless SUL and skiing with a Blast.


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Posted 28 December 2010 - 04:27 PM

Im not addicted I swear !! LOL

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 04:30 PM

Oh geez... how many times have I done that?



I know we are not alone ...
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Posted 28 December 2010 - 04:58 PM

Wife calls you on your cellphone


"It's 4am, time to come home now."


(How can it be 4am? There's still light in the sky!)


I'm still not used to Alaska Summertime...

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There's two of us crazies here.... which one is this?
He's into the B series, choreography and coloring.
She's into a bridleless SUL and skiing with a Blast.


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Posted 28 December 2010 - 08:23 PM

From the above 1 year ago, to this today .... a mere ONE year !!!

(and this isn't even counting line sets and frames)




Just about got a stack there.
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Posted 28 December 2010 - 09:12 PM

You know you are addicted when...

You refuse to truthfully fess-up on the Rev count! Posted Image

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

then there will be peace"

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Posted 28 December 2010 - 09:15 PM

After 2 years of power kites and deciding I'd like something for lower wind even though I never related to that ugly Rev shape and lack of excitement and danger you get with a power kite.
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End cap is off on the right side of the photo.

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Posted 29 December 2010 - 01:10 AM

@johnnmitchell
Yep, I remember on the day I spotted it and fixed it thinking I had popped it out during a crash or something. It was only after looking at the pictures that I discovered I somehow forgot to put it in during the setup Posted Image
Still, it took 20 minutes or so with one end cap off and one line longer than the other 3 (resulting in a pull to the left) for me to be hooked. Now I fly Revs WAY more than my power kites. Posted Image


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Damn, you beat me by one Posted Image
I guess that would make you the 2009 poster child for being addicted then. Sorry to take your crown this year, but I'm sure someone will take it from me next year since I'm planning to slow down in 2011. Posted Image



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Posted 29 December 2010 - 03:11 PM

Im not addicted I swear !! LOL

Me neither.

I can give this up any time I choose to, just right now I choose not to.
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Posted 29 December 2010 - 04:00 PM

@SynTaks
Damn, you beat me by one Posted Image
I guess that would make you the 2009 poster child for being addicted then. Sorry to take your crown this year, but I'm sure someone will take it from me next year since I'm planning to slow down in 2011. Posted Image


Oh I'm sure there are plenty of people who have both of us beat. I just think I'm insane most of the time anyways. Geez, my better 3/4 just got a 9m Monkey and barely comes out to fly. I'm waiting for enough wind for her to actually USE the thing...lol (...and she had better USE it.)


--TaK

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AlasKiters kite club

There's two of us crazies here.... which one is this?
He's into the B series, choreography and coloring.
She's into a bridleless SUL and skiing with a Blast.


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Posted 31 December 2010 - 11:24 AM

I'm surprised, as a power kiter, you don't have a Blast 2/4 or 4/8! Get with the program!

Lessee...



We got our first Revs in 2008. By the same time in 2009, our list looked like this:


1 Original Rev 1 (2 color sail with the T300 imprint, not sure how far into the revs that is)
1 Original Rev 2 (single panel sail, 2-piece frame)
1 Original Rev 1.5 (The ones with the Mylar and SLE)
3 Rev 1.5 SULs (Blk-Lime, Red White & Blue, Rainbow)
1 Rev EXP Blk/Wht/Red
1 Rev 1.5 Full Vent Tropical
1 Black & Gold B-series
1 Race Hot B-Pro
1 Original Rev Blast
1 Rev Shockwave
1 Rev Indoor
1 Rev Blast 2/4


This last year, the only thing added (Thanks Ben!) is the newer Rev 1 and a UFO, which we haven't had wind for trying out.


5 sets of Rev Handles and 3 sets that my better 3/4 designed out of plumbing. Posted Image I have no idea how many linesets we have. They need their own bag. LOL


The problem is that I'm the club president, and the one everybody sends people to to inquire about Revs up here, so I GOTTA have at least one of everything possible, right?


I had wanted to get a Zen, because I actually like the feel of the Rev 1, and the precision (To me there's a LOT of difference) of the B-Pro. But having gone down to Poway and standing in front of this huge stack of Revs at the factory place thingie, I really want either a Bazzer Eyes, or even more, the Vampire Lady. Considering I will probably never be able to afford those, I have been considering selling off some of the others I have, but I don't want to lose those either...lol.


I love going into the kite bag my better 3/4 made and thinking about which kite I should use for that day. We had to make a bag, because the bag rev makes isn't made for people like us...lol Come on Ben...Make a bag that holds 20-25 kites...


--TaK



Tak, You just never know what 2011 may bring,, Mike




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