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You've thought about it, that's enough for me :) :)

Kite Building and Repairs / Re: OSTK
Last post by Mike J - Sep 21, 2019, 11:48 pm

Magnet STD
Kite Building and Repairs / OSTK
Last post by Mike J - Sep 21, 2019, 10:13 pm
There are plenty of plans available for DIY builders. Over the years I have built Vortex, 85% Sixth Sense, Magnet, Day and Night, BZar, Invictus and La Organic. After a lay off from kite building, a move and a new home to finish, I am looking forward to a new build for a dual liner. I have a 110% Magnet SUL booked in. Love the STD Magnet! There are plenty to look at on Karleoh's excellent site. Plans and video to look at as well.
The Matrix looks fun. The Return and the EOL both look like very nice kites. The NKOTB looks like it could be a schizophrenic psycho killer kite, in a good way (:
So who is building and what are you building. What have you built and how do you like it.
Yes yes every body like different things, thats what makes life interesting.
Love both Kareloh's site and the Clique.
It is great to see this site rise like the Phoenix from the ashes of GWTW.

Member Meetups / Re: 9-22-19 Greenville NC
Last post by Michael Davis - Sep 21, 2019, 06:28 pm
I'll be there on the sport fields. Follow the road to the right and park at the clubhouse for quickest access. Forecast is for SW winds at 5 mph with 7 mph gusts. Really glad you're making the trip. I've found it to be a unique location.
Sport Kites / Re: Stacking Rev’s
Last post by KarenM - Sep 21, 2019, 06:27 pm
They're about 50".  I have pigtails on the Revs to attach them to.  That adds an inch or two.
Slightly Off Topic / Re: T-Shirt Concept (Very roug...
Last post by Júrgen D. - Sep 21, 2019, 05:47 pm
Stopped counting myself. Just another number ... 55 on my T-Shirt with any of these letters:-
Quote from: johnchilese on Sep 05, 2019, 07:40 pmKites Matter
Kite Addict
Kite Gnome
Whatever but Kites
Kite Building and Repairs / Re: Kite Cleaning
Last post by Júrgen D. - Sep 21, 2019, 05:32 pm
After cleaning with hot water and castille or veggie soap, I use silicon to protect my fabric.

Son of Gun, any Fabric Conditioner (for clothes) containing Silicon does the job. Also great for cleaning flying lines.
Member Meetups / 9-22-19 Greenville NC
Last post by Tim Plyler - Sep 21, 2019, 05:17 pm
I've been told of a really nice place to fly in Greenville NC. I'm really feeling the need to put something in the air, so thought I'd go check this place out. Tomorrow, Sunday September 22 I'll be there with a variety of stuff to fly if anyone else in the general area wants to join me. I'm going to try to be there between 10 and 11, I'll be there several hours.

North Recreational Complex
3764 US-264, Greenville, NC 27834

Slightly Off Topic / Re: T-Shirt Concept (Very roug...
Last post by Lex Bijlhout - Sep 21, 2019, 05:11 pm
Quote from: Júrgen D. on Sep 21, 2019, 07:53 amWhy not?

Because it's funny 😁 and shows your age. (Can't see yours, Lex)

The equivalent to GOG = Grumpy 😡 Old Git.

Ahhh, got it!
I had a "Scrooge" feeling with the word Curmudgeon.
Age wise we're in the same corner. 😔
Didn't fill in  my date of birth because I really don't care about it (takes a minute even to remember it).😎
Sport Kites / Re: Which kite to start again ...
Last post by Paul Fouts - Sep 21, 2019, 02:04 pm
Quote from: johnchilese on Sep 21, 2019, 01:35 amI don't see a problem. All those kites will fit in one kite bag for a trip to the field for some air time.

yeah.  That would be the logical step one. 
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