John Barresi

Kaiju - coming soon!

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You might try using a spare winder if you have any. If not, it would be easy to cut an 8-9 inch length of pvc. Thats what i used to do.

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Depressing he crashes less than I do. Started to change clothes cause I was sure it was the jeans. Then I realized I don't have those kind of genes :rolleyes:.

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Hey John,   I have the 50# skybond to make the lines.   Are you recommending bare lines for bridle attachments and possibly sleeving for the handles?   Or something different?   

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Exactly! The lines I’m providing are the same as mine, straight tied line with two side by side overhand knots (x) to make each loop, one double overhand knot (X) at the end of the loop to use as a pull knot for removal.

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For the pilot end I think either method is comparable, to sleeve and use or just make loops and attach to a loops of bridle material or finger straps... I like the latter because it’s modular, I can change things up. :)

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Just got my hands on the final factory sample, we’ve stiffened it up and got the weight down to 3 oz to boot, production starts very soon! 👍🏻

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Looks like a promising alternative to the now unobtanium Itrix. Would love to play around with one. How is it for relaxed, more floaty, graceful style flying or did you specifically go for a kite to compliment the tricky aggressive style?


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I’d say it’s somewhere in the middle, but leaning more toward “all rounder” rather than a trick machine like the iTrix which is unusually heavy and stiff for an indoor, takes a ton of footwork - the Kaiju is an easier fly, but will do a fair share of tricks really well too, more now with the improvements going into the production run. :)

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Getting excited... this is the great thing about getting a new kite.... anticipation ! Won't be long now.

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