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#1 Mayhem

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 11:29 AM

My wife and I were attending the Kite Festival in Lincoln City over the weekend. I spoke to Stroke Victim on Saturday about the Revolution kite he was flying. Real nice guy and he invited me to join the forum. On Sunday I spoke with Beach and he gave me a lesson and some advice on which Rev to get. I went across the street to Northwest Winds kite shop and purchased my first Rev (great sale price). It is a black and lime B model.

I studied the instructions, DVD and forum on how to fly it that evening and went out on Monday to give it a try. The wind was howling and the kite was moving fast. I was surprised I did not break the main spar as I drove the kite into the ground many times. This is my first 4-line kite and what a kick it is to fly. It is Tuesday here now and the wind is still up. I am waiting for a little calmer wind before going out again.

I want to thank every Rev flyer I spoke with at the Festival. I can see this is truly a family of fliers. I wish I would have had JB sign my kite.

Mayhem.

#2 awindofchange

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 03:05 PM

Welcome to the forum and congrats on your first purchase. You have a mighty fine kite there! It is awesome to hear new pilots express their joy and excitement when they discover this awesome sport! Way to go!

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 04:02 PM

Hello and welcome to the Forum..... OH man yes Lincoln City festival was AWESOME !! Weather and winds where great and what a interesting time with those waves on sunday !! WOW !!

Congrats on your first Rev .... have a great time flying ... I hope the wind calm down as well

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 09:51 PM

Welcome, glad you are happy with the Rev. Much nicer to fly in slower winds though.

Enjoy.

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 10:00 PM

Hello Mayhem,andPosted Image to the dark side!!!
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Posted 12 October 2011 - 05:04 AM

Hey Mayhem, Welcome to the Dark Side, all the way from over here on the "Right Coast"................ I had a set of Black/Lime 1.5 B's. Just curious, did you get the Standard Said, the Mid-Vent, or the Full Vented model ? Don't worry, you'll be filling out that set, in no time..........Posted Image

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#7 Mayhem

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 07:19 AM

Hey Mayhem, Welcome to the Dark Side, all the way from over here on the "Right Coast"................ I had a set of Black/Lime 1.5 B's. Just curious, did you get the Standard Said, the Mid-Vent, or the Full Vented model ? Don't worry, you'll be filling out that set, in no time..........Posted Image


I got the standard sail as I live inland and dont have as much wind as the coast. Thanks for the welcome.

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 07:43 AM

Welcome to the family Mayhem!

We'll meet up again soon I'm sure, always happy to sign a kite if you wish. ;)

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#9 Jynx

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:12 AM

Posted Image from me too!

Dark-Side Mayhem... PERFECT! Posted Image

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:32 AM

Thank You!!! Nice to hear that I may have had some influence on your decision!!! You won't be sorry!!! Posted Image
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PS: My full sail is also black and lime!!!Posted Image

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#11 Love2fly

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:39 AM

Hello Mayhem....

Welcome to the Rev Family.... yup.... it's pretty cool Posted Image .... every aspect of it.

There's tons of great info in the older threads, but of course, feel free to ask any questions along the way. Everyone is happy to share their knowledge and experiences!

Hope the winds mellow a bit for you.

Have fun.
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Posted 12 October 2011 - 03:54 PM

Hello Mayhem! Welcome to the forum. Let us know if you have questions, happy to help. :blue_wink:

Just pretend all my statements are prefaced with IIRC, AFAIK, IMHO, and end with "Just my $.02," okay?
(And stop asking for cookies, all you new darkside converts! It was all just a ruse to get you here!)

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 06:20 PM

Welcome to the Family and hope to see you next time I'm up that way......Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image Ben




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