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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Babbman » Wed, Sep 12 2007, 09:23 PM

TheBigKiteGuy wrote:I only fly roks on kevlar, that isn't a problem is it? :twisted:


Does a glass encrusted line cut through kevlar?

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby TheBigKiteGuy » Wed, Sep 12 2007, 09:57 PM

Babbman wrote:
TheBigKiteGuy wrote:I only fly roks on kevlar, that isn't a problem is it? :twisted:


Does a glass encrusted line cut through kevlar?


Manja probably would win, so I guess I would need to make kevlar manja to keep the advantage, :twisted:
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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Roxy » Wed, Sep 12 2007, 11:21 PM

You are wicked Babman :rotfl

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Mike » Thu, Sep 13 2007, 06:07 AM

I talked to a kid about Rok battles once. When I got out the kites for the battles, he was looking for the place to attach the power saws and other similar tools of destruction. He was disappointed until he got to fly the kite and run around.

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Draftnik » Thu, Sep 13 2007, 09:26 AM

http://www.usairnet.com/cgi-bin/launch/code.cgi?sta=KDKB&model=avn&state=IL&Submit=Get+Forecast

Sundays forecast is slowly creeping on the screen here.

Kevlar. Manja. :shock: Don't you dare! :lol: Friendly, this a friendly rok battle and safe too!
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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Draftnik » Fri, Sep 14 2007, 12:08 PM

Who's up for a demo at the festival? We have 2 fields for stunt kites. One for playing in and working with the public, and one for demo's with sound.

I've already gotten offers to do demo's from some, THANK YOU! Anyone else interested?

pm's welcome
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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby TeamTrejo » Fri, Sep 14 2007, 04:24 PM

I'd like to do a dual line demo.

How do you need the music. I-Pod or burned onto a CD?

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Mike » Fri, Sep 14 2007, 04:42 PM

That's awesome Isaac! We need some more dual-line action.

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby JJ » Fri, Sep 14 2007, 04:49 PM

Hey Isaac,

That is cool. We will need a CD to play the music.


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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Jeff » Fri, Sep 14 2007, 05:41 PM

JJ wrote:Hey Isaac,

That is cool. We will need a CD to play the music.


Thanks,
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What exactly is the music system? Lots of players have stereo or line inputs that you could simply plug an mp3 player into.
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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Frodos Majik » Fri, Sep 14 2007, 06:28 PM

Please let us know Draftnik, that way I will know weather to burn the cd or just bring my Ipod with input cords.
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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Draftnik » Fri, Sep 14 2007, 07:32 PM

Nope, no MP3's. Sorry.
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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Mike » Sat, Sep 15 2007, 10:37 AM

Fern and I are heading out today (Saturday). We will be at the park around 3 - 3:30.

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Babbman » Sun, Sep 16 2007, 07:06 PM

Dekalb is history and I have to say that it was a genuine blast...

Great festival, great people, great fun...

More when I recover.

Thanks Chris & JJ for putting together such a great festival...


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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Mike » Sun, Sep 16 2007, 08:23 PM

Just got home and yeah, it was a ton of fun today. Thanks to Nathan for coming up with the idea and to the rest of the family for getting this thing off the ground. It just gets better every year.

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Mike » Sun, Sep 16 2007, 08:30 PM

Sigh. I hate that this was our last big festival together for the season.

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Jeff » Sun, Sep 16 2007, 08:33 PM

I'm still not home... :-D
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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Mike » Sun, Sep 16 2007, 08:39 PM

Jeff: Yeah, you with your fancy phone that can read the forums.
I wanted to say goodbye to ya Jeff, but I couldn't find you.
Have a safe drive.


Hey Al, Fern said your pilot kite disappeared? So very sorry to hear that.

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Chris » Sun, Sep 16 2007, 08:40 PM

Had a great time today. This is becoming such a GREAT festival :mrgreen: :mrblue:

Here is Chris holding what I thought was a "small bol", until the wind inflated it :shock: (I didn't know it was a crown!!)

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Re: DeKalb Kite Festival

Postby Mike » Sun, Sep 16 2007, 08:44 PM

Love the shot looking down all the lines to Chris.


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