SparkieRob

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About SparkieRob

  • Rank
    Fair Dinkum Flyer
  • Birthday 03/26/1975

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  • Favorite Kite(s)
    Temptation UL by KaoS & 7SUL by SKD.
  • Flying Since
    Kites-1980, Revs-2012, SLK's and Dual Line 2013
  • Location
    Perth, Western Australia
  • Interests
    Big wind.
    Big Rev Stacks.
    Kite fighting.
    Freestyle dual line.
  • Gender
    Male

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    Australia

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  1. With an EXP, or any Rev 1.5 size really, #90 is all you need. 90 pound, 50Dan or there about. #50 for the single digit winds if you were feeling like splurging. 80 feet used to be the most common length but the shorter lengths are becoming very popular. I really love 30 feet! Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  2. Not having an issue via the Kitelife app on iOS. Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  3. If your are on a budget then a Std and Full Vent would be the most economical set up. There is a bit of cross over in their wind range with framing. However, if your usual winds don't go up that high then a Mid would see more action. What are the wind conditions that you fly in? Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  4. Mmmmmm upgrades! Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  5. That is a great deal! Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  6. Mega Plutz is freaking awesome. I liken it to the battle ships of the Imperial Army in Star Wars... I've spent a fair bit of time on a Prism Zero G which is very similar to the Plutz. Can fly in zero to about 16 kays. Good fun. Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  7. Another B!!! In like Flynn. Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  8. I'll throw an option at you. A secondhand B Series Standard (or Full Sail) with a Black Race frame. Don't baulk at a secondhand Rev, they with fly well into a very worn sail. People upgrade or simply change desire and most pilots will have a sail that doesn't get much play. Ask if there is one out there. One thing about a used sail is you won't treat it with "kit gloves". The crashes won't worry you so much and you'll be that little bit more game to try something. One thing though. The B Series is out of production so may be a bit scarce. A 1.5 is almost as good. Even an EXP. But the Black Race frame is the bees knees. Do be careful with quads. Don't know ANYONE that could stop at one.... Sent from my iPad using KiteLife mobile app
  9. Can't go wrong with a set of Black Race rods. Fly down to zero on short lines while still having enough mass to throw around. Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  10. Deca's don't come up that often. I bet there will be some serious interest. Edit: I found the travel frame a little heavy. It likes a bit more wind than a normal 3 frame. Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  11. When selecting a kite to fly in ultra low winds, less than 4km/h, I will prefer to put a little extra effort in to have a bit more mass in my kite. When flying a B Std with a Diamond frame as opposed to a Black Race frame, I prefer the extra mass of the heavier frame. Sure you have to work a bit harder to keep it in the air BUT the returns come in the form of extra inertia. Like Paul said, it's all compromise. Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  12. If you come in one knot towards your handles on the bottom, that is effectively extending your tops out. Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  13. Sweet offering. Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  14. I've heard that Tim Benson sells parts. Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app
  15. Congrats, and "rok" on...! Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app