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    • Take it easy and develop a well thought through and tested product. We can all(?) wait some time  - I'm sure there are some much needed DLK/QLK/SLK practicing  (there always is) and kite repairs/making to do in the mean time.
    • It's late next month already. It will soon become "distant future".
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
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