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#61 Bazzer

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 08:46 AM

Nice rods, great label!
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Posted 01 August 2007 - 08:51 AM

FANCY!!!!

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 10:24 AM

Thanks Monks.
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doh, I could have mentioned it was a Bazzer designed label!

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#64 MrDenny

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 11:37 AM

doh, I could have mentioned it was a Bazzer designed label!

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How cool it that!! I finally have a Bazzer!!!!! and it only cost 68 bucks.

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 05:01 PM

Mine are in the mail!

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 05:36 PM

im ordering a set i must have these
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Posted 02 August 2007 - 09:52 AM

I've got a set on the way. I should have them at BASKC if any of you will be there and want to give them a try.

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Posted 02 August 2007 - 10:08 AM

Nice rods, great label!
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Still think you shoulda called 'em 'Stealth'..... B)

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Posted 02 August 2007 - 10:46 AM

I hope Ben and Lolly bring some to WSIKF. I'm dyin' to try these.

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Posted 03 August 2007 - 04:21 AM

Mister REV slipped a set into my Bazzer Flame during the New Jersey Festival.

They were great, he didn't get 'em back either and since then I've cruelly stepped across the leading edge while abusing them in a parking lot in santa teresa NM. They are a great addition to make a kite lighter and more responsive. I hope mine are on the way because I've gotta' avoid Cosca until then <LOL!>. "His rods" didn't crack or snap despite my indicator foot-print either.

What a sweet wind I had out there too, man it was so perfect time seemed to stand still. Maybe a 4 to 7 mph stready, across hundreds of miles to reach me, just so pleasant. The locals had had several decent rains lately and the desert was in bloom with bright greens, the heat was down 20 degrees from usual which made it all the more enjoyable for me. I was there on business and the plant about shut-down when I started kite flying in their parking lot. Everybody loves Barry's graphics!!!

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Posted 04 August 2007 - 12:52 PM

Anyone try them in the SUL yet?

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Posted 05 August 2007 - 03:54 AM

Got my spars yesterday... Depending on the wind, I'll be sticking them in my SUL eventually...

I did fly my B-Series Standard yesterday in some very light and shifting winds with the race rods... these are very light and responsive...
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Posted 05 August 2007 - 06:54 AM

Anyone try them in the SUL yet?


Don't these spars make pretty much anything into a SUL ?
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Posted 05 August 2007 - 08:01 AM

Don't these spars make pretty much anything into a SUL ?


Pretty much, yes. I had my vented out in about 6-8 yesterday and it was DELICIOUS
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Posted 05 August 2007 - 02:19 PM

see .. now thats what i wanted to hear good monkey im sold and cant waitm to get mine.. im just wondering are these rods the same as the indoor rods ??? because from the looks of things they look likt the advantage 1.5 indoor rods
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Posted 05 August 2007 - 02:29 PM

The Race Spars are 1/4" internal diameter like 2-3-4 wraps, while the Advantage indoor spars have a much smaller ID.

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Posted 05 August 2007 - 04:37 PM

When I talked to Ben before they became available, he basically told me they are the same size as the other rods just lighter than a 2 wrap with the stiffness of a 3 wrap.

Now what confuses me is people downsize because of too much stiffness as well as weight, yet are going for a lighter yet stiffer frame. Personally unless your flying indoors I'm not really concerned about rod weight, However I do change to a heavier wrapped rod when it starts bowing too much.

If the wind is over 7 mph you have enough wind to fly pretty much anything even a vented, today was pretty light wind and while everyone was pulling out SUL's I just continued with the vented with a 3 wrap frame and had no problems and this was 3-5 mph, heck even my son was flying with an SLE rod. struggling somewhat but he learned allot about how to use the kite effectively.

Don't get me wrong I like the idea of these race rods and I even plan on getting a set or 5, but how much does it really effect what 10'ths of an oz. does in 7 + mph wind ? and I'm not just talking about rod weight, this has been a big question once I finally learned how to use the kite to fly on the wind instead of relying the wind to fly the kite.

As you can see I'm a endless sponge for information, I want to know it all sorry if I seem like I have to question everything :confused!:
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Posted 05 August 2007 - 05:07 PM

FortFlyer,
I agree BUT, If I can fly in 3-5 like it was 8-10 just by changing out a frame then I am all for it.

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Posted 05 August 2007 - 06:02 PM

i agree if these rods can do just that then im sold but i going to get them anyway ... next weel i guess as i could not get rev on the phone this week
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Posted 05 August 2007 - 11:53 PM

OK I had to read this topic again from the beginning, so far I've gathered they have been tested from 3-12 mph in one instance and up to about 15 mph in another, are there any semi or official wind ratings to these that anyone knows of yet ??

Would be nice to know that way some (not just me) can determine if they need 1 or a dozen sets :blushing: LOL
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