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    • By John Barresi
      Join us for two full days of quad instruction on the beautiful shore of Corolla, North Carolina on April 8-9, 2017... We'll be covering everything from absolute basics (pure beginner) all the way up through advanced techniques as well as both introductory and advanced team flying that is proven to help your skills along much quicker while having a ton of fun at the same time in a very forgiving environment.

      Testimonials - http://tinyurl.com/jb-testimonials
      Sign up link:
      http://kitelife.com/forum/store/product/73-corolla-quad-clinic-apr-7-8-2018/
      Currently registered:
      @esinger @Bill Clay ==
      Ideal choice of equipment for this class is any model of Revolution 1.5 (includes EXP, SLE, B-Series, printed specials, etc) or similar "1.5 platform" models (like Phoenix, Freilein, Los Hermanos, etc) - we'll go through painless equipment set up, good tuning and all aspects of flight - the goal here is to demystify quad flying and set you up to win.
      If you plan on trying out team flying, you'll need to also have a quality 120' set of lines in your bag.
      Registration is $175 per person ($150 for KiteLife Subscribers) and includes full access to the clinic on both days (10a-4p)... Please note, there are ONLY 12 SPOTS left available and we expect them to fill up very quickly.
      NOTE: We are unable to refund in the event of inclement weather, etc, but can provide full credit toward future KiteLife purchases.
      If you're coming, we start the "Quad 101" portion of this class at 10AM SHARP on Saturday morning... It's jam packed with invaluable information and first time attendees are encouraged to consider attendance mandatory, countless details that add dimension to your set up and flight experience.
      NOTE: We'll all meet at Flying Smiles Kites around 9am for a quick meet/greet, and to choose our flying site based on wind direction at the time.
      If you are unable to make it by 9am, you can text or call me directly via 503-890-0280 to find out where everyone will be.
      For anyone who needs equipment or parts while in town, you can get pretty much anything you need from the Cath and Eliot Shook at Flying Smiles Kites right there in Corolla, just a few minutes away from the field.
      Hope to see you there!
    • By Deb
      Helping my dad sell kites to reduce his collection. Most are new or nearly new.
      This is the revised list after several were sold. Most are not priced but will work on any you are interested in. Shipping is extra. The Prism Nexus is $180 (pictured). 
      If there are typos in my table below,  the photos of the original hand-written list are correct. (see original posting by searching "2 dozen")
      (Note: several people have reported they are very happy with what I sold them over the last month since the original post. If there is a problem I will fix it.)
      #
      Type
      Name
      Brand
      Size
      Wt
      Colors
      1
      2-line
      Quantum
      Prism
      7’3” x 3’5”
      11.6 oz
      Purple, green, orange
      2
      2-line
      Quantum
      Prism
      7’3” x 3’5”
      11.6 oz
      Red, orange, lime
      3
      2-line
      Quantum
      Prism
      7’3” x 3’5”
      11.6 oz
      Purple, blue, green
      4
      2-line
      Flashback
      Prism
      6’3”x 3’4”
      9.4 oz
      Red, black, purple, green
      6
      2-line
      Griffen
      Griffen Designs
      8’0” x 3’11”
      11.4 oz
      Red, white, black
      6
      2-line
      Dynamite
      Dodd Gross
      6’10” x 3’7”
      10.4 oz
      Orange, multi
      7
      2-line
      Ventura HP
      Premier
      6’0” x 3’1”
      7.6 oz
      Sunfish
      8
      2-line
      Pulse
      Premier
       
       
      Black, small central multi
      9
      2-line
      Firecracker
      New Tech.
      Pkg
       
      Rainbow
      10
      2-line
      Hip Hop
      HQ
      Pkg
       
      Red, white, blue, black
      11
      2-line
      Eolo Stunter
      Eolo-Gayla
      4’11” x 2’8”
      6.5 oz
      Purple, orange, yellow, black
      12
      2-line
      NK-1100
       
      Pkg  68”x 30”
       
      Purple, green, blue, lime
      13
      2-line
      Gremlin
       
       
       
      Rainbow
      14
      2-line
      No name
       
      53.5” LE
       
      Blue, yellow, black, white
      15
      2-line
      No name
       
      53.5” LE
       
      Red, white, yellow, black
      16
      2-line
      No name
       
      53.5” LE
       
      Purple, yellow, teal, black
      17
      5-kite Train
      Nexus
      Prism
      5’6” x 2’6” each
       
      Multi: orange, yellow, red, purple, blue, green, black
      18
      5-kite Train
      Nexus
      Prism
      5’6” x 2’6” each
       
      Multi: orange, yellow, red, purple, blue, green, black
      19
      4-line
      Revolution I
      Revolution Kites
       
       
      Black, red, orange
      20
      Foil
      Stylus 1.8
      Prism
      6’0” x 2’3”
      6.8 oz
      Yellow, orange
      21
      Foil
      Stylus 1.8
      Prism
      6’0” x 2’3”
      6.8 oz
      Purple, green

    • By Deb
      Update:
      ==
      Helping my dad sell kites to reduce his collection. Many are new or nearly new. 
      The two pictures are of the list. Prices are TBD. Inquiries and requests for pictures welcome.
      No longer available: #1-5 (Beetles), #6-7 (Illusion 2000), #15 (Yin Yang), #28 (Wren).
      In process: #33-34 (Mirage). Working on price for interested party to respond.
      Only one E2 will be sold (#11 or 12) and only one Fanatic will be sold (#13 or 14).
       


    • By John Barresi
      Registration for one person, provides full access to instruction at this fun and educational workshop covering the most important aspects of QUAD LINE flying on The Flats in South Padre Island TX (capped at 20 students total) following the SPI Kite Festival.
      Exact location
      https://goo.gl/maps/Wf5NZPu4wfo
      Skill levels from first time flyers all the way up to masters are welcome, there is content for everyone and four instructors (ratio of 5 to 1) available all day including Team KiteLife members John Barresi, Scott Benz, Eli Russell and Brett Marchel.
       
      Schedule is 9am to 4pm - we cover an incredible library of important fundamentals in the “Quad 101” starting presentation, so please do be on time and consider something for taking notes - this is also a bring your own kite affair, but all types are welcome.
      We will break for a one hour lunch around noon, but some of the instructors will still be on the field assisting with remedial skills.
      By early afternoon we should be introducing folks to how easy team flying  can be with a little information and understanding of how it all works - those who feel ready will also participate in a mega fly all together... NOTE: Team flying participation does require 120’ length lines and a 1.5 comparable kite of any brand.
      ==
      Signup link
      http://kitelife.com/forum/store/product/72-tkl-clinic-spi-quad-line-feb-4th-2018/
      Registration fee - $80
    • By John Barresi
      Yes indeed, the "borrow JB for a Weekend" event is on again...


      YOURS TO WIN: All-day access for THREE FULL DAYS to pick my brain, learn and play, solo or team, dual or quad, indoor or outdoor, water flying, urban kiting, dogstake, competition skills, you name it, hang out, name anything (legal and platonic) that we can fit into three days and I'd genuinely love to participate with you.

      TERMS:
      I will quite literally be somebody's (or a group's) private instructor, kite bag boy, workshop presenter, team trainer or simple arm candy for all three days, the winner can share me around with other local fliers, your team, a club, or just keep the fun all to themselves. I will cover my own flight to meet with the winner at any major International airport in the Continental USA (using Star Alliance air miles) on a mutually agreed date (any season), but no sooner than 21 days after the drawing. Winner provides basic lodging (couch or floorspace is acceptable) and local transportation for duration of the agreed visit, as it relates to the airport (pick up / drop off), kite flying and sleeping arrangements. Entry into this drawing is $10 per ticket with no limit to the number you can buy, all ticket numbers will be issued to the buyer via email (no refunds). Drawing will be held when the 200th ticket is sold, using RANDOM.ORG's 3RD PARTY DRAW SERVICE.
        Main terms apply to mainland US entrants only (takes lots more air miles to go abroad), unless a non-contiguous US or International (or Hawaii, Guam, overseas, etc) participant is willing to cover the airfare under the same terms otherwise. NOTE: If you are near the US border in Canada or Mexico, we can also arrange for the major US airport nearest to you and do a pick-up / ride-across arrangement from there as long as those local arrangements are made by the winner. IMPORTANT: There is a reserve of 200 tickets that must be sold to make this economical on my end (cost of travel and approximately 5 days away), the drawing may be extended if the reserve is not reached. By purchasing tickets, you acknowledge full understanding of all the terms above.
      NOTE: Tickets can NOT be ordered via TapaTalk or the KiteLife App, please visit the link below using a web browser (mobile or desktop).
      ==
      Enter here ---> http://kitelife.com/forum/store/product/66-jb-for-a-weekend-summer-2017/
      ==
      If you have ANY problems, please feel free to send me a PM or email directly via our contact page.

      Thanks so much everyone - your support and help is profoundly appreciated!
       
       
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