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Hi all! I've been out of town for work and haven't gotten to fly for a bit. I did however make it to my parents place where 2 used kites were waiting for me. They got them (plus a large single line delta) off Craigslist. There person they bought them from got these kits for his kids in the 90s but never flew the dual lines. Thanks to the instructions I know the large one is a Shanti allegro, framed in high modulus carbon. One part of the bridle came untied but I think I can fix that. The kite has these wing battens which are new to me too. The other is also a Shanti, an
So recently I aquired a set of Shanti Skybond 100'x100# quads. I told myself in the beginning...I would fly both major makers and form my own views on what I liked. So no better time than now! I have flown a full year or so with LPG, different weights and lengths..so time for a change. I have about 50 hours or so on this Skybond set. I have to say that I am liking them. After flying opk with Skybond lines, my interest peaked even more... good timing as I am in need of all lenghts and weights again. My initial thoughts were super slippery. The coating used is great so far. A little color fade..