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#96704 TRINFINITY String-Art REV 1.5

Posted by RevWizard on 06 November 2015 - 02:23 PM

The New TRINFINITY String-art REV 1.5 design is now completed and in the hands of "Los Hermanos Show Kites" for printing.

The skins should be arriving in mid-November at Revolution Kites for completion.

They are expected to be ready for delivery by the end of the month, just in time for Christmas.
There are three color schemes you may choose from,
- Rainbow Radial
- Fire
- Ice
In addition to the attached images you may also view them larger at:
These are screen printouts of the graphics:

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#96674 Race Rods

Posted by RevWizard on 25 October 2015 - 02:36 PM

The Race Rod by many is considered taking the best of the 2 wrap and best of the 3 wrap rods all in one.

It was really designed for the full sail however I can see the advantage of using it over your 3 and 4 wrap rods in a vented sail for lighter winds.

#96527 Short line flying

Posted by RevWizard on 25 July 2015 - 09:48 AM

Though I may be wrong, I don't think there are any new Bazzer Eyes available at this time. Bazzer  has made batches at random over the years. When or if more will be made, I don't have a clue.

You might find some second-hand ones available if you ask around.

#96516 Short line flying

Posted by RevWizard on 23 July 2015 - 07:07 PM

Hi guys , so I'm going to make myself some new shorter line sets I understand the window will decrease and the reaction time will too but will the input movements increase, decrease or stay the same ? My first jump will be from standard length to around 30 foot and what would the shortest I should go for a 1995 exp ?


Sorry, but the EXP was first made in 1998 not 1995.

#96488 120 ft team standard flight length ....?

Posted by RevWizard on 19 July 2015 - 09:48 AM

If I recall correctly, The Decorators established in the early 90s that 120ft was the ideal line length for quadline team flying.
From then most team followed this as a standard probably so that multiple teams could fly together.

#96129 Well this was unplanned...

Posted by RevWizard on 24 February 2015 - 09:47 PM

That 5 panel version of the REV 1.5 EXP was made between 1998 thru 2006.
Check this out http://johnnmitchell...story/r1p5.html

You might be able to pinpoint the year a bit closer by the colors.

Note that the center panel is smaller then the 1997 Rev 1.5.

#96065 SUL as my first Rev?

Posted by RevWizard on 13 February 2015 - 02:53 PM

You should have seen me first times around in 1990.

I had no one to teach me anywhere near by.

No forum to learn from.

The VHS video I had was in NTSC format and I only had PAL capabilities.

I was a disaster for a few weeks, but then I got it.

#95997 Ground stake at the beach

Posted by RevWizard on 03 February 2015 - 06:34 PM

If I use a stake, it is usually a tent stake that is about as round as very large nail.
I prefer to leave my REV un-staked to lessen personal injuries.

#95969 Disabled Flyers

Posted by RevWizard on 30 January 2015 - 03:06 PM

First, Welcome to the Forum!


I think we all can assist you with you disability.

I personally am not a doctor or therapist. I am just a REV flier with a bit of experience.


Let us start with these three questions:

- How much movement do you have in your right wrist?

- Do you have any degree of movement right and left when your hand is flat in the horizontal?

- Can you hold the grip solidly even when lines pull a bit?

#95905 Another newbie

Posted by RevWizard on 04 January 2015 - 09:21 AM

It would not be an EXP if it was made in 1995.
The EXP series came out first a few years later in 1998.


The original REV 1.5 does look similar to the first EXP except for the center panel.


To help you determine which one you have, check this out: http://johnnmitchell...story/r1p5.html

Alternatively look up "Revolution Kite History" on Facebook.

#95895 New String-Art (Spirograph) Revolutions - November 2014

Posted by RevWizard on 02 January 2015 - 12:23 PM

and some more photos

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#95894 New String-Art (Spirograph) Revolutions - November 2014

Posted by RevWizard on 02 January 2015 - 12:21 PM

Here are a few photos of my printed REVs taken on 1 January 2015 New Years Day.


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#95856 Holidays

Posted by RevWizard on 24 December 2014 - 05:03 PM

Merry Christmas!

Here is a Christmas REV design. No, it is not a watermelon design, at least not until summer.

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#95853 Global Rev Count.

Posted by RevWizard on 24 December 2014 - 03:36 PM

Added 1x REV 1.5 (printed Radical Rainbow v40e2) to my list.
I now have 20 of 80 in my bag. The other 60 are gone in various ways.

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#95807 Ben's Farewell

Posted by RevWizard on 16 December 2014 - 06:38 PM

Ben is a real kite friend, and friend who will always remain a friend.
If I recall correctly Ben took on his post at Revolution around 2004 which gives him about 10 years on the job. His accomplishments there were superb.
I am starting a list here of some of the accomplishments which I hope you all will add to:
- He brought out the race rod, green race rod, silver bullet rod and the new diamond rod.
- He brought out the Rev 1.5 B series, which was followed by the B-Pro from Bazzer
- He brought out the Rev 1.5 New York Minute that he designed.
- He brought out the B2 (new REV II).
- He brought out the ZEN made by Bazzer.
- He recovered the Masterpiece series adding a long list of kite makers.
- He brought about the printed Revolution 1.5s.
- He traveled continuously to Kite festivals promoting the Revolution kite despite a continuous health issue.
- He listened to other REV fliers about what they wanted and how he could help them.
So, come on everyone please add to our great friends accomplishments while at Revolution.