John Barresi

Corolla Quad Clinic (Apr 7-8, 2018) **SOLD OUT**

Recommended Posts

@esinger I've been told nevermore for the 350# and 250#. Not sure about the 50# and 100#. Now that being said.. of the 100#.. What do you need?. I have one 1000' spool of 100# I haven't touched yet. Plus i have the 240' quad lineset I haven't chopped yet.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you're willing to part with the 1000' spool of 100# I'll take it

Sent from my [device_name] using http://KiteLife mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

No, but I'm willing to possibly share some of it.. What are your needs?.. I have a few linesets I need to make as well..

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Okay, well I really want a 120' dual line set of 100#. So what about one leg of the 240' quad set you have

Sent from my [device_name] using http://KiteLife mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I can’t speak for them but my brief interactions with Shanti recently indicate that 50# and 100# are back on the menu but since they don’t sell direct retail, it’ll take a minute for retailers to restock.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
36 minutes ago, esinger said:

Okay, well I really want a 120' dual line set of 100#. So what about one leg of the 240' quad set you have

Sent from my [device_name] using http://KiteLife mobile app
 

If you don't find what you are looking for by April, We'll work it out and make sure you are covered..FWIW, I'd rather pull fresh line off the spool. The 240 set was a bear to get equalized due to the length..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hmm... I’m in the market for another 120’ 100# quad set. A Wind of Change told me it would be available in January, but I haven’t checked back with them.


Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

OK, before this goes any further. A quad set of 120' takes 486 feet of line. you only get 2 sets out of 1000'. and that leaves enough for an additional short set of dual lines. When Eric said 120' Dual I realized that IF I could swing that it would be about my limit.  I only have the one spool of 1000' that I purchased to make myself a few sets including a short set of 40ft and a 80ft.  I don't have enough to offer especially if 120' linesets are the desired length..  At this point, I'd say, check with Eliot or Kent as to availability of bulk line. I don't have enough to share that much and was considering loaning a set if needed. Sorry but this well doesn't have that much water. @esinger has dibs on a 120' dual set IF I can swing it.

Outside of that, Eliot or Kent are probably your best choices.. Skybond is getting hard to find. If you find 1000' rolls of 350# anywhere, PLEASE let me know.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

@John Barresi Thanks for the heads up on 50# and 100# Skybond.   I'm going to call a couple of shops tomorrow and see what the availability is.   @riffclown if I can get hold of some bulk line from a kite shop, I'll be all set.  Thanks!

Just FYI, I'm considering getting a room at Owen's motel in Nags Head for Friday night,  I'd rather do that than drive Saturday morning from Greensboro to the clinic. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

$15 an hour?? Can we be them both for a couple hours on Saturday night, and maybe one court mid-week? :D

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
$15 an hour?? Can we be them both for a couple hours on Saturday night, and maybe one court mid-week?
Sounds good to me! Maybe the person that has setup the rental can double check with the management company about hours available, fees, etc..

Sent from my [device_name] using http://KiteLife mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

BTW, from the early planning stages of this.. !!! Night Fly on the 8th. (We have to plan it or it doesn't happen)

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't know the Gina who has signed up for the clinic but I'm beginning to feel sorry for her with all the team and indoor testosterone I'm seeing.


Sent from my iPhone using KiteLife mobile app

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Has anyone heard from April? She's one of our better quad flyers

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, esinger said:

I'm good on the 100# Skybond, its on the way.

Sent from my [device_name] using http://KiteLife mobile app
 

Awesome

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Video Tutorials

  • Site Sponsors

  • Similar Content

    • By John Barresi
      Aug 11-12 in Long Beach WA!
      Led by veteran pilots Scott Weider, Paul de Bakker and myself, this dual line kite workshop is for beginner though master levels, starting from the ins and outs of your equipment on up through fundamental flight techniques and trick flying - we'll also have a few Prism kites on hand for folks to try their hand at team and "ground play" flying without fear of damaging valuable equipment.
      Testimonials - http://tinyurl.com/nnzsmvd
      Anything with two strings is welcome including foils, stacks with tails and delta stunt kites - the purpose of this workshop is first and foremost to help you maximize the kites you have, and the way you like to fly... During the weekend, we'll cover a whole range of dual line topics that interrelate.
      Sign up here - https://kitelife.com/forum/store/product/92-stunt-kite-clinic-aug-11-12-2018/
      Registration is $125 per person ($100 for KiteLife Subscribers) and includes full access to two days of instruction from 10am-4pm on both Saturday and Sunday... We only have room for 16 students, please RSVP if you plan to participate.
      RSVP so far:
      @kff                              
    • By John Barresi
      Starting this topic to assemble a fairly comprehensive list of all the video tutorial resources available online related to 2 string / dual line / stunt kite / sport kite flying... The list below is somewhat categorized by variety of knowledge, ideally getting more robust and eventually more complex as you work your way through.
      Kite Loft - Fundamentals as taught by kite store staff.
      Hosted by MonkeySee.com Dodd Gross - Fundamental and freestyle trick tutorials.
      Dodd's YouTube channel DVD - Flight School (no link) DVD - Flight School II (no link) DVD - Flight School III (no link) DVD - Flight School IV: More Tricks (YouTube) Prism Kites - Fundamental and freestyle trick tutorials.
      The Way To Fly Advanced Way to Fly Misc tutorials (YouTube) Reed Design - Animated practice / competition maneuvers (flight paths).
      International Rule Book (IRBC) for team, pairs and individual Stunt Team Competitive Kiting (STACK) for team, pairs and individuals Randy Greenway (aka RandyG) - Freestyle trick tutorials.
      Archive on Kite Clique RandyG on Vimeo Mama74 - Freestyle trick tutorials and studies (repeated examples).
      Mama74 on YouTube Rob Randolph
      Comete tutorial (YouTube) allkabi - 3D animations of trick maneuvers.
      Fractured Axel (YouTube) Flap Jack (YouTube) Roll Up, Half Lazy, Unroll to Fade (YouTube) Trick Sequence 1 (YouTube) And some added info (non-tutorial)
      Trick List (not complete) I'll likely reorganize as time goes on, but please feel free to add anything you've found in a reply and I'll add it to this lead post if I think it fits into what I want to end up with, otherwise it'll stay part of the discussion here - thanks!
    • By John Barresi
      Yes indeed, "borrow JB for a Weekend" will be drawn on May 15th, 2018...


      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 on May 15th, 2018 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. 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!
       
       
    • By John Barresi
      Add on indoor clinic prior to the UK Quad Clinic, 4:30p to 9:30p, registration is $30 for 5 HOURS of indoor access and instruction with John Barresi and Josh Mitcheson covering all types of kites including single, dual and quad line.
      Indoor instruction examples - http://kiteforge.com/help
      Sign up link - http://kitelife.com/forum/store/product/78-uk-indoor-clinic-aug-29-2018/
      RSVP'd:
      @Flintfootfilly (Sarah) @FlyingHigh (Gavin) @Simon Cooper @sra7913 (Soren) @Gekko (Per) @drdante (Dan) Louse MJ @Stephen Sunderland @JWharton ? ? ? ? ? ?
  • Upcoming Events