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About kiteking

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  • Birthday 01/22/1953

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  • Favorite Kite(s)
    The one currently in the air
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  • Location
    Brookings, Oregon
  • Country
    United States
  • Interests
    Kites, Motorcycles, Cameras, Computers
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  1. kiteking

    Yachats Kite Festival footage

    Loved the intro, that Griffin stack flew great...
  2. kiteking

    Lincoln City Fall Festival Oct 8 & 9 2011

    Wife and I in Portland -Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for continuing education, hope to stop in LC on the way home Sunday
  3. kiteking

    Good ol' boys Club

    I know of a few women fliers who haven't responded yet, and some have even made careers from the sport/hobby Donna Susan Ronda Theresa Sandy Penny Lisa Jeanette Lynn Carol Annie And I expect to meet more lady's (of kiting) at WSIKF later in the week
  4. kiteking

    Lincoln City Fest.........

    Driving up Friday, staying through Sunday, hope to have a new stack tuned by then.
  5. kiteking

    Stacking two revs

    Some pic's of my rev's stacked I attach pigtails at each connection point, then larks head the stack lines to the pigtails. That makes it easy to add/remove/switch the kites around
  6. kiteking

    Lincoln City Oregon Kite Festival cica 1990

    I remember those days, lots of stacks, ballet flying, many dual line teams, and new kite manufactures just starting out I had been flying for 10 - 12 years by then, mostly Rainbow stacks, Hyper stack, Trilby's, and an Hawaiian (oh!, I still have them all)
  7. kiteking

    Kitelife is on the road...

    Ditto John, would be great to see you and TK
  8. kiteking


    That's a great walk thru Rob, I would only add one thing, especially with new lines. I switch my top and bottom lines from time to time, and also switch the handle end with the kite end. This will assist even stretch and even wear
  9. kiteking

    Kite parts

    Kite Manufacturer Type Wing Spine Upr Spredr Lwr Spreadr Standoff Psycho Flexifoil Exel 6MMx49" 6MMx23.5" 6MMx19.75" 6MMx23.75" .090x8.25"
  10. kiteking

    Are kite flyers a dying breed?

    Funnier still, the previous Optometrist that was in Brookings, moved to Safford, Arizona I am aware of the weather in Oregon, Kristine and I moved there (Forest Grove)in 1977, got married there in 1979, our first son born there 1980 she graduated in 1984, moved to Redding, then Napa, then Tucson 1992 Besides it on rains once a year in Oregon.... starts in October~ends in May
  11. kiteking

    Are kite flyers a dying breed?

    30+ years and still alive (heart attack 7-15-10) fly every chance I get (most days), as a mater of fact, moving to the Oregon coast to get better wind new house here moving in 10/28/2010 Map MikeM Tucson AZ/Brookings OR
  12. kiteking

    Jazz flown by Prism owner

    check out video, Mark flys in many of the scenes he is quite accomplishedMany more video's Mark is demonstrating tricks
  13. kiteking

    Prism JAZZ expectations

    Your question might get a better response on Prism's forum
  14. kiteking

    Kite inventory

    Some of the items in my kite bags (4)
  15. kiteking

    Kite factory unicorn kite?

    THEKITEFACTORY 30765 Pacific Coast Hwy #300 Malibu, Ca 90265 310 456 8779 310 456 8819