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  1. What? Who? Nah, I was just sayin' that it would be an incredible coincidence. I guess I'll have to drink it by myself.
  2. OK guys, I don't have ANY Revs. So obviously, I should win the kite. And if John happened to receive a fine bottle of aged bourbon after I won it that would simply be an amazing coincidence.
  3. I would love to win this. I'm still a dual line guy and would love to try quads.
  4. After all the troubles I've been having with light winds, no winds, and then really heavy winds (which I underestimated and ended up breaking my new Kymera kite) I finally had a good day with decent, and consistent, wind. We've been having a lot of small storms up here and of course, before and after a storm you get wind. A few days ago the wind was moderate, not sure what the speed was but it was not too fast and very consistent. I decided to try the newly repaired Kymera in the same park where I broke the Kymera over a month ago. This time things where much happier. As I
  5. Times like this I really miss living in San Diego.
  6. If it's still available after Christmas I'll probably take it. But I have to watch my funds until the end of the year.
  7. Go to awindofchange.com and check out their Revolution parts. They have individual spare for each model of Rev.
  8. I can see how that would make sense. While it's frustrating having to search to find any consistent wind or a non-tree lined flying area up here, once you get the kite in the air that sense of touch really comes back to you. Even though I'm not doing impressive tricks in these light winds, I love the feel of dancing with the kite. It really is such a subtle thing to control the kite. That's certainly something I'm experiencing with the 3D and light winds which I don't remember experiencing back when I use to fly in big winds in Huntington Beach or San Diego.
  9. For the past two days we've had all sorts of wind, but we've also been going to family and friends houses for Thanksgiving. Today, when I have time to fly, of course the wind died down, but there was still something blowing around. I drove down the hill about 30 miles to the town of Rocklin and tried scouting out another park. There was a lot of open area which wasn't assigned as a soccer field and there was some light, spotty wind. I pulled out my new favorite kite the Prism 3D and got it up in the air. Once again, the 3D saved the day. Although there were times when the wind co
  10. Oh good, that gives me a chance to go back and repost and fix my spelling.
  11. Awesome Barry! Be sure to let us know how you like it, how it flies, and so on. Oh, and if you hate the color, I can store it at my house for you. No problem, I'm here to help. Seriously though, congratulations.
  12. That explains a lot. I was wondering how making the kite heavier would make it fly better. But the inertia concept makes sense. The Kymera (which I now have to repair) has 2 optional 5 gram weights which I'm going to order from Into The Wind. But I didn't understand why I would add weight to a kite. These answers are making sense to me though.
  13. I would love to see a video on how adding or removing weight to a dual line kite affects it's flight characteristics. I've heard that changing the weight will help a kit do Yoyos. But which way? Adding? Subtracting? Placing the weight where? I just think that would be a great video lesson. Thanks.
  14. JPhelps: Actually, I cut 10 feet of of the original line which was around 40 to 45 feet long. So I have a li e set that's about 30 feet long now. For really light wind that feels pretty good. I can imagine it being much harder to deal the extra slack of a 40 foot line. So maybe my little leaf tangle helped me out in the long run.
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