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Re: Looking for a kite club in houston tx
The S.H.A.R.K. also known as South Houston Area Recreational Kiters spend quite a bit of time flying around Houston. A favorite spot is Sylvan Beach in Laporte. The wind comes straight off the bay ...
by Capt Rick, local kite guy
Re: Kite flying on Maui
Dave- I say go for it!! I've been going there for years and take several kites every time. The north shore is a bit windy, but I like speed wings and huge dual liners (10- 13ft) to pull my butt all ...
by motrbotr
Re: Dead Launch
What helped me to learn the dead launch was to first point the kites nose a little to the center of the wind window. Someone in rec.kites wrote that to me when I had the same trouble learning the ...
by chani
Re: Peter Powell kite plan
Judy are you in the VA Beach area?
by Michael Bevans
Re my recent comments about the blade 3.3
Wow was I wrong! (and I can admit it, atleast once in a while.) I only really buggy at the park near my house, don't usually fly stunt kites as I like my wind a bit on the steady side and the park ...
by grover
Re: Mosquito Pro KS 5
... e. The kite is based on a race version for buggies. However is water relaunchable. Have tried it on beach and it appears to be a good kite, very powerful. Will test with buggy next Cheers for ...
by morris
Re: Beetle Assembly Question
Steve Hall is right, loosen the sail tension at the leading edge, re tighten after you've put he LE into the nose piece. You'll find that 'things' stretch a bit after you've flown it a few times and ...
by SkyeLab
Of buggies, kites, and men, a libre/Jojo/lukas review
Some months ago, on the power kiting mailing list, the question came up about what the best power kite was. I threw in my limited knowledge 2 cents and said something along the lines of... 'I dunno ...
by Squint
Re: Stacking A 2.8 and 1.8 Prism Stylus?
I on the other hand prefer stacking the 1.8 & 2.8 together. I feel they fly much more stable and look really cool. With two matching kites the pilot can't really see the kites above the bottom one in ...
by HowardtheDuck
Re: Quadrifoil Competition XL.
my only complaint about the X series is that they don't respond to brake input for control purposes as well as I'd like them to. But then I'm probably quite spoiled with the new Jojo RM I just added ...
by Woodlyn
Re: Line strength for Peter Powell Kite, please
Hi Sara Climax Protec was not easy to get until now. I have seen Go-Kites now have an Ebay shop. 25m of various strengths starting at 70Kg. The beauty of this stuff is that it doesn't stretch. The ...
by Marcus
Hello.Came across my pp skyraker illusion while cleaning out the garage.Has...
... ll Oakland Park,Fl. USA.Any Florida stunt flyers out there?Would like to here from you.Few on Dania ...
by smallbreed
Re: Kite Festival on South Padre Island
I'm there! Do we call Bill directly to offer help? I can drag myself around on the beach near my buggy as a comedy display! Brian
by IMMSHARMA
Re: Looking for wind
Couldn't agree more.... In laws in live at Achill, Co Mayo every day on the beach brilliant winds plus pints of proper black stuff after. Buggy heaven!!
by SkyeLab
Kite Injuries
This Saturday I went to fly my kite on the beach, it was quite windy and I was trying out a new kite I've just bought (double line kite). Just after take of a gust of wind popped out of no where and ...
by Donna
Pairs...Style of flying
We just finished a really nice weekend here in Long Beach California for the Long Beach Sport Kite Classic. Great Winds, great people and great weather... Enough with that though, on to my question. ...
by Prasanth
Re: Kite-jumping
Hmmm, don't quite know what you're doing wrong, and this will be a completely unhelpful posting, but I don't see why people have so many problems flying kites, jumping etc. Within a couple of hours ...
by motrbotr
Re: *%$ Lines! How do i wrap them up on a 4 liner?
Brian, I use a combination of figure 8 and straight wrap (about half each way) on a LP winder and have had no problems. The lines do not tangle like the straight wrap which I used to use. I still ...
by Laguna
What is Peter Powell doing these days? I have 2 Powell kites...
What is Peter Powell doing these days? I have 2 Powell kites I take to the beach every year for the last 25 years. Would like to get an autograph on one? I was amazed this great kite is no longer ...
by Guest
Re: AKA treasure island
Hi, I fly quad and flyping (freudian spelling error) mystery pairs with another kite sounds like a blast! Could you imagine the fighter and the quad in a mystery ballet? Sounds like fun. I was asked ...
by HowardtheDuck
Beautiful weekend
No reason to post really...just feeling good Beautiful winds blowing outside, I've just finished building my first Cody, and I've talked the Mrs into coming to Saunton for the weekend (take advantage ...
by Daelyte
Re: Buggy Get-together in Galveston
Although I can't make it, here is a tidbit of information. It is not at Galveston's east beach. It is instead on the west end of the island. Carolyn Weir See ya in Nov
by imported_Andrew
Re: WORST places to fly....
Ahhhhh Dave Ever hear of tides??? Sometimes the beach is narrow (High Tide) sometimes its wide (Low Tide). Anytime your at the shore look for a tide table when your perusing the two for one dinner ...
by dtyjyrzwz
Re: Murder by kite?
Don't laugh... When I was a kid, my Dad was flying his 12 ft delta on the beach, and it looked as though the kite was plastered in the sky. Then it decided it felt like dive bombing an elderly ...
by motrbotr
Kites in olympics
Folks, I am really disappointed. We have 4 years to make something happen. When I see events like mountain biking, rythmic gymnastics (hoola hoops and ribbon) and (back yard) trampoline as olympic ...
by Arromeode
Hi all, newbie to the site here. I've started a group called NY Kite Crew. ...
Hi all, newbie to the site here. I've started a group called NY Kite Crew. Our goal is to create a kiting community in the NY Tri State area. Our members live in Westchester County NY, the Bronx ...
by KIiteflyerNY
Any chance you guys can join us this coming Saturday
Hi Liberty High Spirits, former Jersey Girl here, now heading up the NY Kite Crew! A tribe pretty much like you guys. Any chance you guys could join us this coming Saturday at Field 6 in Jones ...
by KIiteflyerNY
Re: Buggies in TI
Hey everybody, I have been buggying T.I. for the last 2 1/2 years, standard tires only. For the most part the sand is pretty hard. A few soft spots near the grasses and up by the hotels. The ...
by angel
Puppet Kite - The Movie
'Eye In The Sky' Puppet Kite - The Movie: http://www.yelmtel.com/~rmaddy/hotmedia/eyeinsky.htm *Actual photos of the 12-line 'Eye In The Sky' Puppet Kite being flown by the Puppet Kite Kid at Pacific ...
by HowardtheDuck
Galveston for christmas
I will be going to Galveston 12/23 for a few days. Maybe I will stay the whole week. Hope to see some people down there at East Beach!! Its going to be colder than last year but still a good time. ...
by IMMSHARMA
Re: Kite lights
Hi; I haven't been flying long but this is a quick way to make a lasting impression: I took a joggers battery powered safety strobe (about 1.5' dia),put velcro on the back and attached it to the wear ...
by Man Eating Duck
Buggying in Seattle/Tacoma
Hello Brian, My wife and I ( Monica ) lived in Des Moines for many years. We would come to Ocean Shores to fly almost every weekend. Finally, we just moved here. The closest place I know of for ...
by Nullifidian
Re: Where is kiting going?
My kiting am going up to the beach for the weekend How I think it will be going there by veedub bus What can the average flyer do? It can do some tricks, and crash buggies Sorry....no sarcasm ...
by watto
Which buggy?
Hi I've never seen the Flexi buggy and have been riding the latest versions of the PL 'comp' as it evolved over the years. The only times I've had anything break was when a big friend of mine used to ...
by TerroSquad

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