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by akillip
Tue, Mar 20 2007, 03:17 PM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: Pontiac Kite Festival Perchance
Replies: 72
Views: 19387

Re: Pontiac Kite Festival Perchance

If the event comes together as a two day event, what motels, resturants are in the area?
by akillip
Sun, Mar 18 2007, 07:53 PM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: Pontiac Kite Festival Perchance
Replies: 72
Views: 19387

Re: Pontiac Kite Festival Perchance

Mothers Day wekend is good for me.
by akillip
Fri, Mar 16 2007, 08:07 PM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: Pontiac Kite Festival Perchance
Replies: 72
Views: 19387

Re: Pontiac Kite Festival Perchance

If you are still thinking of a June event, June 30th is the only weekend I've got free at present time. I could also do kites sales as well.
by akillip
Wed, Mar 14 2007, 08:15 PM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: Pontiac Kite Festival Perchance
Replies: 72
Views: 19387

Re: Pontiac Kite Festival Perchance

Pontiac Michigan or Illinois?
by akillip
Sat, Mar 10 2007, 08:34 AM
Forum: Fabric, Spars and Fittings
Topic: Edge Binding vs Hemming
Replies: 9
Views: 3610

Re: Edge Binding Vs Hemming

If you want to fold and crease 1" ripstop. Set a Iron to the Nylon heat setting. Fold the fabric over and iron the fold. After a little practice, it should take just a few minutes to fold and crease the ripstop. If the frabric wrinkles then turn down the heat some. But you want the iron hot eno...
by akillip
Thu, Mar 08 2007, 07:59 PM
Forum: Fabric, Spars and Fittings
Topic: Edge Binding vs Hemming
Replies: 9
Views: 3610

Re: Edge Binding Vs Hemming

I always use edge binding, it gives the kite a very nice finished look. Also, if you simply double hem you have to remember to add about a half inch to the fabric piece. If you don't you can end up with piece that does not line up right when sewn together.
by akillip
Thu, Mar 01 2007, 08:06 PM
Forum: Sewing
Topic: Drogue cone
Replies: 5
Views: 1722

Re: Drogue Cone

These specs should work, as for the trailing distance, start at 20' and shorten up until it flies steady. I prefer a y bridle setup.
TRAILING DISTANCE 240"
FRONT DIAMETER 24"
REAR DIAMETER 12"
LENGTH 36"
FRONT CIRCUMFERENCE 75.36"
REAR CIRCUMFERENCE 37.68"
by akillip
Tue, Jan 16 2007, 08:33 PM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: Kite Fest In Shabbona?
Replies: 9
Views: 1539

Re: Kite Fest In Shabbona?

September time frame would work for us.

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