Oh I remember taking my EXP out in winds that were "yeah that's got to be JUST inside the upper range".... The abuse I put that kite through. Still flies though.
Oh yea, I remember those days too. I still remember one BASKL clinic back when I only had my EXP. The wind was picking up as the day went on, as per the usual weather pattern. By mid afternoon, most people had vented kites out, and someone said to me something like, "I'm surprised you're still flying that." My reply was, "I've only got one kite!" Gotta make what you have work when you don't have options. I can see stretch marks on that kite now, but yup, it still flies and it's still in my bag. In fact, there's another BASKL clinic tomorrow and it's going to be my teaching kite for other people to learn on.
To the OP, congrats. Nice choice. Be sure to share pictures when you get it out, as I'm sure lots of us want to see more picture of the new design.
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