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#21 Love2fly

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 07:11 PM

Ha, that's really funny Wobbly... :D

I've done the same thing, standing on one of my handles, or holding one in my teeth. <grin>


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Posted 10 April 2009 - 07:40 PM

Looks like you've got your brake setting just perfect ... the handle balances about where your index finger would end up.

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Ummmmm, dude,

If your index finger is that far down....
You might wanna try flying with a little more brake?? :lol:
Sorry, my hiney is pretty smart.... ;)

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 07:46 PM

His fulcrum by seeing his control hand, is his ring/pinky finger. Which is ALMOST normal. :lol:

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 05:08 AM

Hey John-
Here you are in action! That blew me away... being new to all of this and then watching that!!! B)


The funnier part of the video is at the end when Drew walks into the frame from the left!!!!

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 07:24 AM

love the part when drew pops out in the end .. :)
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#26 Wobbly

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 09:46 AM

I don't think my Dentist would approve of me holding a Rev handle in my teeth, could foresee problem's if there was a sudden gust of wind. As for fulcrum point's on the handle's I find that changes depending on the wind condition's, I use what works for me on the day & depending how the kite is set up and what I'm trying to do, and a lot of people in the past have said I'm not NORMAL what ever that is, but all is ok in Wobbly's world

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 10:12 AM

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#28 Choccy

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 12:38 AM

Wobbly makes this look so relaxed and easy :lol:

Cool.
so I tried to do this, it's not as easy as it looks, but then the wind was a bit light when I tried.

However I have witnessed a no hands controlled 'flying' kite, where both handles are on the ground, not even staked or held! :w00t:

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#29 Wobbly

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Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:06 AM

Thankyou Choccy, I have found the wind strength is not too much of an issue as long as the Rev is set up properly for the condition's but a nice smooth wind helps a lot, if the wind is a bit "bumpy" I use two groundstakes to peg the handle on the ground, when using one groundstake the length of the grass is a factor as it add's a resistance to the handle movement, have not been called cool for a while, fair made my day B)




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