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by makatakam
Sun, Jul 03 2016, 12:11 PM
Forum: Single Line Kites
Topic: Kaixuan Kite 11-ft Centipede
Replies: 3
Views: 2227

Re: Kaixuan Kite 11-ft Centipede

The spars are really quite good. The sewing leaves a bit to be desired, and lack of hot-cutting the panels will allow almost immediate fraying, but the motion of the sail in flight will be delightful. I just realized I have no flying line for SLK's, so I'll need to get some. I was captivated by the ...
by makatakam
Fri, Jul 01 2016, 11:08 PM
Forum: Single Line Kites
Topic: Kaixuan Kite 11-ft Centipede
Replies: 3
Views: 2227

Kaixuan Kite 11-ft Centipede

I bought two of these, one red one pink. They're cCc (cheap Chinese crap), but they're really cool when flying.

https://youtu.be/weDkLEXe_Kk
by makatakam
Sun, Jun 26 2016, 10:10 AM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: kite festival
Replies: 7
Views: 2220

Re: kite festival

No, sorry. I am in Wisconsin fishing today.
by makatakam
Sat, Jun 25 2016, 05:31 PM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: kite festival
Replies: 7
Views: 2220

Re: kite festival

edmond wrote:good wind,good lessons and great time


Did you break any leaders today? Glad to hear you had a good time.
by makatakam
Sat, Jun 25 2016, 08:22 AM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: kite festival
Replies: 7
Views: 2220

Re: kite festival

I'm working today, so I can't join you. Looks like a good location to fly.

The 180GO! team from IKE will be in Green Bay, Wisconsin, at the Arnie Wolff sports complex today. It's a long drive, but a good festival.
by makatakam
Wed, Jun 08 2016, 07:58 PM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: In the chute - Jamestown, ND
Replies: 8
Views: 1399

Re: In the chute - Jamestown, ND

Possibly, if I don't have to work on Saturday. I won't know until late Friday. I won't go for just one day -- too long a drive.
by makatakam
Wed, Jun 08 2016, 08:17 AM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: In the chute - Jamestown, ND
Replies: 8
Views: 1399

Re: In the chute - Jamestown, ND

But you're not going to give away the exact location because . . . .
by makatakam
Tue, Jun 07 2016, 10:24 AM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: In the chute - Jamestown, ND
Replies: 8
Views: 1399

Re: In the chute - Jamestown, ND

Where is the festival held? Is it at the kite flying field west of and almost right next to the airport?
by makatakam
Sun, Jun 05 2016, 10:16 AM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Quick fly - Busse Woods - Sun, Jun 5th, 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1022

Quick fly - Busse Woods - Sun, Jun 5th, 2016

I will be at Busse Woods today from 12 noon 'til 4 or 5. Swing on by if you want to fly.
by makatakam
Fri, Jun 03 2016, 05:57 PM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: Kenosha,Wi Jun4-5th & Naperville,Il Jun5th
Replies: 1
Views: 830

Kenosha,Wi Jun4-5th & Naperville,Il Jun5th

Anyone planning to attend either or both?
by makatakam
Fri, May 27 2016, 03:53 PM
Forum: Quad Line Kites
Topic: Revolution reflex?
Replies: 42
Views: 11194

Re: Revolution reflex?

Hmmm.....I seem to have found one on my recent business trip; it is team colors..... But will live in my kite bag. I was in Poway on business. Impulse purchase.... Hard to say no when you are standing in the candy store. I might bring it to ND if the team kite hasn't arrived yet. I've just calculat...
by makatakam
Thu, May 26 2016, 04:25 PM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: Milwaukee - Family Kite Fest
Replies: 5
Views: 1008

Re: Milwaukee - Family Kite Fest

Xay and I will be there Saturday, if the weather cooperates, from 8 am 'til ?.

Anyone else?
by makatakam
Mon, May 23 2016, 07:54 PM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: Milwaukee - Family Kite Fest
Replies: 5
Views: 1008

Re: Milwaukee - Family Kite Fest

I was planning to go. It depends on the weather.
by makatakam
Mon, May 23 2016, 07:49 PM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Quick Fly - Busse Woods - Saturday 5-21-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1929

Re: Quick Fly - Busse Woods - Saturday 5-21-2016

I know you're watching, Steve. I can feel you lurking in the shadows. Come out to play.


Was out of town . . . .

Be glad. Wind was horse____!
by makatakam
Sat, May 21 2016, 10:40 AM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Quick Fly - Busse Woods - Saturday 5-21-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1929

Re: Quick Fly - Busse Woods - Saturday 5-21-2016

I know you're watching, Steve. I can feel you lurking in the shadows. Come out to play.
by makatakam
Fri, May 13 2016, 11:17 AM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: Ty Warner Park, Westmont, Il - Sun, May 15th
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Ty Warner Park, Westmont, Il - Sun, May 15th

Is anyone planning to attend?
by makatakam
Mon, May 09 2016, 05:20 PM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: Fair Oak Farm - Saturday May 14
Replies: 2
Views: 804

Re: Fair Oak Farm - Saturday May 14

I used to date a lush, and it was good. Never flew a kite on her.

Would this be the next best thing?
by makatakam
Fri, May 06 2016, 08:20 AM
Forum: Club Discussion
Topic: it's very quiet
Replies: 18
Views: 4659

Re: it's very quiet

basicbill wrote:If anyone's interested in tomorrow afternoon, Saturday, I should be able to meet up.

And Mark, we've got to get together soon at Busse during the week for an old man's fly.

Bill


Saturday or Sunday maybe others could join us if anyone is available.
by makatakam
Thu, May 05 2016, 01:07 AM
Forum: Club Discussion
Topic: it's very quiet
Replies: 18
Views: 4659

Re: it's very quiet

Now we'we compwetewy off twack.
by makatakam
Wed, May 04 2016, 11:38 PM
Forum: Club Discussion
Topic: it's very quiet
Replies: 18
Views: 4659

Re: it's very quiet

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Thank you.

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