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HA_needacar
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:59 pm
Post subject: Kite-tastrophy part_deux Pic's included :(

So I took the kite out for the second time this year hoping there was enough wind. I had no idea there would be so much set up involved with a kite when I purchased this thing last winter....

Anyways... I feel the lines/rigging were wrong. I can control the kite just fine, but it kept stalling in the air. Anyhoo... here are some pics from a few hours ago..

I ended up slicing my foot up real bad on something in the water, had to throw in the towel early...

no pic's of my bloody foot...



%20 %20 %20 %20 %20 Got%20my%20butt%20out%20of%20the%20water%20for%20a%20while...%20but%20it%20was%20short%20lived... %20 %20

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:31 pm
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Good luck with the foot
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:55 pm
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Sorry you hurt your foot. "Hoping for enough wind"...............................You should come out here where 10 to 20 is the norm..................... 20 to 30 is standard................ and 30 to 40 is breezy...........Dang, but we have no water...... Rolling Eyes OOh well.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 3:13 am
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- JG300-1Bullet
..Dang, but we have no water...... Rolling Eyes OOh well.



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:16 am
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- JG300-1Bullet
Sorry you hurt your foot. "Hoping for enough wind"...............................You should come out here where 10 to 20 is the norm..................... 20 to 30 is standard................ and 30 to 40 is breezy...........Dang, but we have no water...... Rolling Eyes OOh well.



Goest thou wherever the JG300 member dwelleth. There shall ye find wind of great strength. Wink

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:24 am
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hang one of these under it


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 26, 2008 3:38 pm
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Nice pics there NeedaCar...If it's wind that ya want, strap Jel to that puppy..feed him a chilli dog and a couple pints of guiness and you will have enough wind to launch a space shuttle..he even has a special flyin suit with tow hooks
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 9:20 am
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LMAO !! I'm just wondering how many years and applications that old pic of Sly erm i mean some random person can have lol

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:58 pm
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lol..yeah you were a bit younger in that picture Jel..
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:57 pm
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lmao,

looks that pic will hunt ya till the end of times Jelly Laughing


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2008 3:37 pm
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Look at the bright side...at least ya didn't end up like -->THIS<-- guy!!!

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2008 3:56 pm
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Or this guy in FLL yesterday:-

cbs4.com/local/Kite.Su...98049.html
(video)

www.telegraph.co.uk/ne...storm.html
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2008 6:44 pm
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lolol I saw that video.... crazy thing is it wasn't just one guy flying them in that tropical storm video, if you look closely there were a couple people trying to fly them haha.

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