Helping my dad sell kites to reduce his collection. Many are new or nearly new.
The two pictures are of the list. Prices are TBD. Inquiries and requests for pictures welcome.
No longer available: #1-5 (Beetles), #6-7 (Illusion 2000), #15 (Yin Yang), #28 (Wren).
In process: #33-34 (Mirage). Working on price for interested party to respond.
Only one E2 will be sold (#11 or 12) and only one Fanatic will be sold (#13 or 14).
Looking for any Flexifoil skytiger 18,26,40 or Hi series. Willing to pay asking price or trade for nice vintage 4m Quadrafoil Q series with line set. Please contact me via forum or email: email@example.com. Thanks!
"Flowers?" you may ask - well I didn't get them for this event, they were already around at the time when receiving the shipment. However this is a happy, problematic and almost solemn occasion.
I stepped into my time machine (not true) to order a new kite from the past (very true). I ordered an un-opened Prism Vapor kite. The kite was sold as #107 (but I don't know I haven't opened it) and the transparent tube contains a signed paper by Mark Reed and Scobie Puchtler (if the kite itself also carries the signatures I don't know). This is over-kill and I don't want this. I mean I very much appreciate having a Vapor, the look is that of pure beauty, I'm really curious how it is to fly it and have really drooled over it also in the past. It's the most collectors kite that I've ever had and that is the problem. This gets in the way of actually using it! How should I use it? Indoor only? Use it in mud and sand (which is how I use kites because a lost kiting opportunity in itself never comes back)? Hang it in the ceiling as a decoration (which I would do if I unrealistically would have several)? But in the end I don't think that there is another kite with its looks and other properties - the only way that I can see is to try it out. But still I can't get it out of my head, i.e. The Clash's hit "Should I stay or should I go?" ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmEMMyvZHcw ), but with the text replaced with the alternative text: "Should I fly or should I trade?", again, again and again...
I didn't order any of the Aliens (already got one and used it last Sunday (along with the Elixir) b.t.w.) or the Radians. The Radians (also from a time when the form of a dual stunt kite was less well standardized - compare this to early bicycles or or car models) really look non-standard and most likely feels different to fly from any other kite that I flown. I even still remember them from the catalogue I saw by the end of the nineties. I'm curious, but sometimes you need to chose not to yield to temptation.
My name is Jason, I am from Melbourne Australia.
I was recently introduced to a 2 line stunt kite by my brother in law, and I was hooked! I did some research online and am now the proud owner of a Prism Quantum and a 75 foot tube tail.
I have had a few outings with it already, and I am sure you are probably not surprised to learn that I am already waiting on replacement center T as a result of some high speed soil samples.
So in the meantime I was hoping for some advice and suggestions!
What would you consider "must have" accessories?
Is there a list of stunts or some sort of order that I should start learning them in? Good online resources for said stunts? (other than this one!)
General tips and tricks for total noobs?
Relating to the Quantum:
Any suggested mods, tips or tricks?
What parts are most prone to breaking?
Thank you in advance!