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LE for the Hive is done.. Integrated Dacron Wear and fold strips in this one by request.. Now to connect it to the sail and start the hard work.

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The Hive's LE is attached. Some of the early Trim work is done.. Still a ways to go but it's getting there...

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Latest Icarex buy included a lot of random color scraps Much smaller pieces this time. I Started laying out another new kite today.. This one is truly eclectic..  Colors without rhyme or reason and all over the place spectrum wise.. Introducing Crazy Quilt

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1st panel basted and backlit.. Still a touch Stripey on the outside edge but I think it will look nice in the air.. Color mix was 100% determined by the size of the scrap and not by spectrum order or placement.

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And I'm Ready to start sewing.. Center is done, Everything is basted.. LE will be Yellow or white and Edge Binding will be Orange.

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Would you believe Crazy Quilt is done!!!  Ready for the Wright Memorial first Flight tomorrow..

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Pretty Happy with all the results so far..

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Diamonds Flights from the Wright Memorial

 

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So the owner of the Hive decided the Hive needed a smaller Sibling. Based on the Rev II or B2 frame, the Brood is born.

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On Wednesday, August 01, 2018 at 9:14 PM, riffclown said:

So the owner of the Hive decided the Hive needed a smaller Sibling. Based on the Rev II or B2 frame, the Brood is born.

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Edge binding is also done. framing and bridling remain

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The Brood is complete. Ready for testing..

 

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Just a recap of the Icarex Adventure so far..

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Only Completed kites included.

The Grays and the Dark Sunset Fade are still under construction..

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For a moment I thought your lines were attached to the giant panda.

You should figure out how to do that next. It would make a strange but exciting quad.

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Dark sunset Fade completed and bridle tested.. Ready for Test Flight and delivery..

(Bridle Testing)

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First Flight of the Dark Sunset Fade Kite.. All in all very pleased with low wind performance.. Winds were hovering between 2-3 MPH with occasional gusts of 5MPH.

 

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Thank You, I almost always fly 15" handles. It's just my preference.

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