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#1 lasapcheong

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Posted 19 June 2011 - 03:52 PM

Hi,



Synopsis:

Decided to go back to my favourite neighourhood corner to practice some Indoor Rev but sadly on this particular night, there was wind. Not wanting to waste my time flying the Indoor in wind, I decided to test a modification to my Custom BPro Standard outfitted for some extreme ur...ban flying.

Very simple mod. Skyshark P90 for the Leading Edge, 2PTs for the Verticals and 15feet x 50LB lines. The idea is to shave off as much weight as possible without any regard for frame flex and to use a suitable line length that gives me enough of a window but not too long that makes up and over and 360s too difficult. Verdict? It literally turn this into an urban machine!

Wind as expected, was very dirty. On and off with periods of gusts, coming directly off from the neighouring void decks. This setup handled it really well. Next step is to try incremental line lengths such as 20 feet, 25 feet etc and see how it feels.

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Custom Revolution BPro Standard

Magic Recipe:
Skyshark P90 Leading Edge, 2PT Verticals
15feet x 50LB LPG Line

Enjoy :)
-Darryl

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Posted 20 June 2011 - 07:17 AM

Excellent vid! Very smooth flying :)

Thanks for the info on the mods ;)

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Posted 20 June 2011 - 08:22 AM

Nice skills. Lovely setup.
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Posted 20 June 2011 - 09:25 AM

You're an animal Daryl, I love it! :)

Can't wait to fly with you in SG.

Going to be at the Act3 indoor event end of July, beginning of August?

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#5 lasapcheong

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Posted 20 June 2011 - 03:44 PM

Thanks guys. I'm having so much buzz from this setup. Lots of lift and float. Excited to try to fly it in some ridiculous places.


Can't wait to fly with you in SG.

Going to be at the Act3 indoor event end of July, beginning of August?


Yup John will be there for this event and the one prior too. Looking forward to flying with you guys too :)

-Darryl

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Posted 21 June 2011 - 06:57 PM

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Kite:
Custom Revolution BPro Standard

Magic Recipe:
Skyshark P90 Leading Edge, 2PT Verticals
15feet x 50LB LPG Line

Enjoy Posted Image
-Darryl
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Did you do anything with the bridle or was it standard B series?
Why not use 90lb line to tame the lines.

John

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Posted 21 June 2011 - 07:46 PM

[quote name='John F' date='22 June 2011 - 10:57 AM' timestamp='1308711442' post='81179']
Kite:
Custom Revolution BPro Standard

Magic Recipe:
Skyshark P90 Leading Edge, 2PT Verticals
15feet x 50LB LPG Line

Enjoy Posted Image
-Darryl
[/quote]

Did you do anything with the bridle or was it standard B series?
Why not use 90lb line to tame the lines.

John
[/quote]

I'm not good with bridle tweaking so I left it stock, BPro stock bridle. Did thought about removing the bridle to test how it flies without one. Anybody have any advice on that? How it will fly, what do I gain or lose?

For indoor quad lines I've never really tried 90LB before. Only intention is weight savings and lesser drag. May I know what you mean by taming the lines?

-Darryl

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Posted 21 June 2011 - 08:30 PM

I'm just learning indoors and I use 90# lines!!! Posted Image Short lengths don't seem to mind the little heavier line and they're plenty strong, don't have to worry about breakage!!! Posted Image

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Posted 25 June 2011 - 10:45 PM

Superb!! Awesome flying.
Great sounding set up! keep up the good work, and post another vid again soon. Recommend a higher vantage point for the camera if possible for the next one.
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