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#1 stickerman

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 09:21 AM

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happy to present you my brand new rev 1.5 SLE
32° celcius (89,6°F) and 18km/h (12mph)wind
announced for this weekend in Wissant (near Normandy landings)

incidentally, my name is henri
and I am also pleased to meet you. ^^

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#2 makatakam

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 09:37 AM

Hi, and welcome to the "dark side". Nice color combination. Mine is black and red.
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"...it's a fair wind blowin' warm, out of the south over my shoulder, guess I'll set a course and go."
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Posted 14 August 2012 - 10:02 AM

Congratulations! Very nice kite, great colors! Welcome to the forum! Let us all know how you get along once you get that beauty in the air.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 10:40 AM

with pleasure.
thank you for your hospitality.
it'll be hard to fly with my cam in hand ...
I'll try :)

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 01:17 PM

love the colors and black center panel welcome to family
Steve & Sherri

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 12:53 PM

Welcome to the family Henri, pleased to meet you! Have a wonderful time with your new kite, we'd love to see pictures if you can manage it (pictures of the kite on the ground are always an acceptable alternative).

Bri

P.S. Love the architecture of the room in your picture!

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 06:27 PM

Henri ~ May your new SLE find WINDerFULL skies to show-off!

...and a big Welcome from me too!

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

then there will be peace"

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 08:15 PM

Welcome to the forum!
That is a cool kite.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 08:52 PM

Nice colour scheme, and "g'day" from me.


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#10 stickerman

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 11:18 PM

I never received so many warm welcome, I can feel passionate people here, wow.
thank you all, it's a pleasure to share with you things ...
Perhaps this will become a real passion for me too? why not.
it will be its first flight on Saturday or Sunday ... and mine.
see you next week for pictures in sky from here: 50.88472,1.653271 (google map)

best,

Henri

ps: thanks, Bri Posted Image home sweet home.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:20 AM

Have fun!
"It was the wind Captain"

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 09:10 AM

Consider me officially jealous Henri, you have a lovely home! :) Have a great first flight and just remember that kite flying is all about having fun not stressing out! So remember to breathe. It will come to you, just relax and keep trying.

Bri

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 09:44 AM

I'll remember what you just said, Bri. thank you.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 01:22 PM

hello,
i'm back :)
i love it! ^^
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and my little angel:
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Posted 20 August 2012 - 01:44 PM

Cool kite
Looks even better in flight :kid_loved:
Take Care
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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:22 PM

Cool kite
Looks even better in flight :kid_loved:
Take Care
Terry


DITTO!!!!
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"...it's a fair wind blowin' warm, out of the south over my shoulder, guess I'll set a course and go."
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Posted 20 August 2012 - 03:24 PM

Love the kite. May have to try one of those whern I get back down to Florida. Looks like I may have to add asnother kite to my bag. If I can get the right colors.


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Posted 20 August 2012 - 03:51 PM

Welcome Henri. :)

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 06:33 AM

thanks all,

i have a question,
what is the weak point of the rev 1.5sle?
look at this:
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at that place,
the tissue begins (already) to unravel..
due to the vibration of the wind (i think so)
is this normal? What can I do to stop this?
can i put a little piece of tape on?
or,
there is no danger, it does not go any further.

(sorry for my bad english ^^)

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 06:50 AM

Henri, no worries, it is only an aesthetic problem. It will not continue to unravel. I have two 2007 B series that have frayed like that, they work just fine. But if it bothers you, some people (very carefully) melt the fabric edge to get rid of those frayed bits.
Incidentally, Bazzer folds the edges over on the b pros to avoid this issue.

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