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by Mike
Mon, Mar 21 2016, 07:45 AM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Contemplating flying this weekend . . .
Replies: 13
Views: 4220

Re: Contemplating flying this weekend . . .

Thanks for the pics.
Steve, that kite turned out great! Looks really nice in the sky.
by Mike
Sun, Mar 13 2016, 12:29 PM
Forum: Quad Line Kites
Topic: Revolution reflex?
Replies: 42
Views: 13584

Re: Revolution reflex?

image.jpeg I flew a 1.5 with diamond rods to the edges of the window. Jeff stood my side and drew lines in the sand so we could get a rough measurement of the window width. Did the same with the Reflex. Measured the angles with a protractor app. The Reflex was close to 180° The 1.5 was about 140°
by Mike
Sun, Mar 13 2016, 09:50 AM
Forum: Quad Line Kites
Topic: Revolution reflex?
Replies: 42
Views: 13584

Re: Revolution reflex?

OK, I was pretty skeptical. I was watching the kite, and the spring in the back, while someone else flew. The spring is supposed to keep a curve in the sail, but it didn't seem to be doing anything--I could see the sail pressed against the spar most all of the time. The winds were light, but not sup...
by Mike
Mon, Mar 07 2016, 06:51 PM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Kite Party
Replies: 20
Views: 4993

Re: Kite Party

Woo hoo!
See you there!
by Mike
Sat, Mar 05 2016, 07:46 PM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Kite Party
Replies: 20
Views: 4993

Re: Kite Party

I just looked at the Kite Party Page (http://kiteparty.com/non-festival/) He has a few shout-outs. One of which is IKE! If there is interest, we should plan on big IKE attendance next year. At least one year, we rented a couple houses and crammed a bunch of people in there. I've been to almost all o...
by Mike
Tue, Feb 16 2016, 08:22 AM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: 2016 Kite Festivals!
Replies: 14
Views: 4071

Re: 2016 Kite Festivals!

KiteVoice wrote:Just curious: If expense reimbursement could be arranged, would :Logo180GO!: be available for Shipshewana this year?

Unfortunately, we have another festival scheduled for that same day.
I'd like to do Shipshewana though, maybe we can work out something for 2017.
by Mike
Sun, Feb 14 2016, 02:51 PM
Forum: Quad Line Kites
Topic: Revolution reflex?
Replies: 42
Views: 13584

Re: Revolution reflex?

If 180GO! doesn't get one before then, I'll play with one in Huntington Beach and take some more photos.
by Mike
Wed, Feb 03 2016, 07:44 PM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Kite Party
Replies: 20
Views: 4993

Re: Kite Party

That'd be great!
I may only be on the beach on Saturday though.
by Mike
Thu, Jan 28 2016, 07:50 PM
Forum: Club Discussion
Topic: a Semi Annual Retreat?
Replies: 16
Views: 5977

Re: a Semi Annual Retreat?

A one day deal will most likely only appeal to folks who are somewhat local. Probably won't see anyone from WI or MI for example.
Even I would be somewhat iffy, given that it's a 7 hour round-trip drive.
by Mike
Thu, Jan 28 2016, 06:07 PM
Forum: Quad Line Kites
Topic: Revolution reflex?
Replies: 42
Views: 13584

Re: Revolution reflex?

Sounds like Mark is describing an Airbow. A short lived quad kite.
by Mike
Thu, Jan 28 2016, 06:05 PM
Forum: Club Discussion
Topic: a Semi Annual Retreat?
Replies: 16
Views: 5977

Re: a Semi Annual Retreat?

I should put up a few dates on our web page.
But both the dates you mentioned are open. Weather can still be cold, even snow then. So I'd go for the later, April 2nd date.
I'd call a one day event a club fly though.
by Mike
Mon, Jan 18 2016, 10:48 AM
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Moving day...
Replies: 10
Views: 3380

Re: Moving day...

Oklahoma's gain is our loss. Good luck and good winds in your new home!
by Mike
Mon, Dec 28 2015, 08:56 PM
Forum: 2016 Kite Festivals
Topic: 2016 Kite Festivals!
Replies: 14
Views: 4071

Re: 2016 Kite Festivals!

Wow. Thanks for working on this, Steve.
by Mike
Thu, Dec 17 2015, 11:48 AM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Kite Party
Replies: 20
Views: 4993

Re: Kite Party

which one are you going to?
by Mike
Tue, Dec 15 2015, 09:47 PM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Kite Party
Replies: 20
Views: 4993

Re: Kite Party

:up:
Jeepster wrote:Hey Mike, see you there.
by Mike
Mon, Dec 14 2015, 08:26 AM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Kite Party
Replies: 20
Views: 4993

Re: Kite Party

BTW, I'm going. :)
by Mike
Sat, Dec 12 2015, 08:39 AM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Kite Party
Replies: 20
Views: 4993

Kite Party

Just a heads up for folks thinking of going to Kite Party. Registration is about half full. http://kiteparty.com/registration/ If you're a sport kite flier, you need to be a pretty good flier. You need to have the skills to fly on an impromptu team without taking anyone out. SLK fliers have their ow...
by Mike
Tue, Nov 24 2015, 08:00 PM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Fun Fly Grand Opening Saturday Nov 28th 10 AM - 5 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5377

Re: Fun Fly Grand Opening Saturday Nov 28th 10 AM - 5 PM

Yeah, but this year, American Express Small Business Saturday isn't giving any shopping rebates. The first year Amex did this they gave $25 to spend at a small businesses. We had several amex cards and that added up to a nice gift. But over the years, they've gradually reduced it to nothing. :( I st...
by Mike
Fri, Nov 20 2015, 07:40 PM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Fun Fly Grand Opening Saturday Nov 28th 10 AM - 5 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5377

Re: Fun Fly Grand Opening Saturday Nov 28th 10 AM - 5 PM

Yup, I'll be there! Thanks for being a good sport, Daniel!
by Mike
Fri, Nov 20 2015, 09:27 AM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Fun Fly Grand Opening Saturday Nov 28th 10 AM - 5 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5377

Re: Fun Fly Grand Opening Saturday Nov 28th 10 AM - 5 PM

I probably can't make that date, what with family visiting for Thanksgiving. But I'm looking forward to checking out the new store. Maybe I can come by the following weekend.

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