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  2. First look!

    It's late next month already. It will soon become "distant future".
  3. Advice for a new REV Purchase

    Your best bet, since you're in Washington DC, is to get together with Paul LeMasters. He's over in Germantown and flies near and in DC all the time. He'll probably pop in here and say hi to you since he is quite active on this forum. You may have to wait until Monday cause he's usually out flying on weekends. The best low-wind kites to be found in your area are in his bag and those of some of the guys with whom he flies. Definitely get together with him as he can advise you better because he has so much experience with the "no wind all summer" conditions in your area. The SUL model that Rev made is the go-to production model for low-wind flying. I'm not sure if it is still being made. The best kites for low-wind flying are made by the people who fly them -- in other words, home-made. Low wind flying is quite difficult if you don't have a lot of experience, but flying in it is the best way to learn, so go for it. The Supersonic is a Speed Series kite, and will not leave the ground in wind less than 4mph. At 5mph it is difficult for a pro to keep airborne. When the wind is fast enough it is a total hoot to fly and will do a couple or three things that a standard Rev can't. The Reflex will fly in wind less than 2mph with a lot of footwork and a ton more experience. If you have a ton of time on the lines you can do it. I have home-made kites in my bag that come in at less than 4.5 ounces in weight. They will fly if someone farts. Production kites are no match, so don't expect too much from them. It would be good to sit down and discuss this with an experienced pilot, so that's why I recommend you get together with Paul and the rest of the DC crew. Good luck. Have fun, smile and don't forget to breathe. P.S. -- The DC guys will insist that you try all their kites before you decide what to get. Don't argue, just do it. It will make them feel good.
  4. Advice for a new REV Purchase

    Well a B-SERIES used would be awesome, if you didn't mind trying somebody else' kite. I have it and a matching vented, for SanFancisco marina trips. I have a SLE also , but not recommended for beginners or lite wind
  5. Advice for a new REV Purchase

    I completely agree but this wouldn't be my first REV, just a new one. Also, I'm not really comfortable flying other people's kites so I was hoping someone could direct me to the best outdoor low/very low wind REV out there.
  6. Corolla Quad Clinic (Apr 7-8, 2018) **SOLD OUT**

    Good times, thanks @riffclown!
  7. Advice for a new REV Purchase

    Fortunately, there are a lot of really good experienced fliers in your area. I have 2 suggestions for you. 1. Start with other people's kites first. 2. Don't limit yourself to anything.
  8. Advice for a new REV Purchase

    Hi Everyone, Looking to buy a new REV but I really need something that can fly in near zero wind (DC goes dead as the summer comes up). But I wanted to get something fun and fast too if that's possible. I was thinking the Reflex XX (0-26 mph ). Any recommendations, experience, or advice? Supersonic looks fun but I didn't see a wind range on the description.
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  10. First look!

    Is it early next month yet🤔😂
  11. Teamwork

    A bit of team training and Mega Fly Prep from the Corolla quad clinic 2018
  12. Corolla Quad Clinic (Apr 7-8, 2018) **SOLD OUT**

    A few clips and shorts to enjoy from the Weekend..
  13. Corolla 2018

    Corolla NC Quad Clinic April 2018
  14. Lumokites - Vega UL Sunrise

    Yes, what Exult said above. Could be a great avatar no doubt. SHBKF
  15. Lambo Dream Machine V-12 #1 - Lam Hoac

    I might have to have you pick out kites for me in the future. Lovin' this one too. SHBKF
  16. fields in Cincoteague VA area?

    I used to live up there. Drive out to Assateague Island. There’s more beach there than you will ever need. The wild ponies are kinda restricted to a wildlife loop you can drive. Feel free to PM me [emoji1303] Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  17. Lumokites - Vega UL Sunrise

    A study of symmetry and reoccurrence of colours.
  18. First kite done - thanks Shooks!

    The smile on your face was plenty April. Its one of a few on my Background, the group fly we did in OBX.
  19. Sky Dog starter package! (Apr 20th, 2018)

    If you fly that foil with some music in your ears avoid whatever those emojies are playing. Whew tried to keep up but after 5 minutes I was gassed. I guess it's some kinda speed metal or wicked fast blue grass. Whatever it is be careful flying your new kites to it. Might pull something. Enjoy your prize .
  20. fields in Cincoteague VA area?

    Hey all, Anyone know of a good flight field in the Chincoteague VA area? (town of not just National Park) I am headed there with friends the first weekend of June and can't resist coastal winds, which even my non-kiting friends know about me by now. Any advice on area fields for flight would be great. I am a little worried that the wild pony situation may = a no kites policy in some areas, but have not managed to find references to kites on any of the area web pages that I have read so far (including NPS ones) I don't want to be scaring ponies and making people mad. And, I gotta ask - Anyone fly quad around Chincoteague and want to fly with me for a couple of hours???? Can't ignore my friends for long, but we could amaze them nicely for a little while.
  21. Performance Shirts x3 (Apr 20th, 2018)

    Congrats and... REPRESENT!!! Sent from a Galaxy 8 Far Far Down Under.
  22. My white/purple Kaiju. (pics)

    Really funky kite. Sent from a Galaxy 8 Far Far Down Under.
  23. Sky Dog starter package! (Apr 20th, 2018)

    Congrats Sent from a Galaxy 8 Far Far Down Under.
  24. Sky Dog starter package! (Apr 20th, 2018)

    Congratulations Ebrook. [emoji847] Sent from my IPhone
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