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Old School?

Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:09 am

I'm guessing this lot are considered distinctly old-skool these days?
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Re: Old School?

Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:36 pm

Old school maybe, but bettered ? Perhaps not.

R-Sky is still trying to improve on the original Vana

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Re: Old School?

Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:52 pm

The red one is an N-FX. The blue one is the library extremely FUBAR one, and it's living up to its name! I have a spare sail that I really must reframe.

I'm actually taking the three decent ones on holiday this week, so hopefully will actually get something in the air!
 
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Re: Old School?

Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:12 pm

Indeed, doubt there's much better out there these days.
 
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Re: Old School?

Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:21 pm

Craig - you mean the lawn or the kites?
 
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Re: Old School?

Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:37 pm

Both :lol:
 
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Re: Old School?

Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:44 pm

My bag is more old skool than new these days. Now that I'm a better flier, I like to revisit all those kites I read about when I first started.

I have Gemini's and Nirvana's but probably more Atelier than anything else, Transfer's, Lynx's, DZ's the kites from those epic videos they used to make :cool:

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Re: Old School?

Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:12 am

Atelier kite videos are really good.

It seems like a bunch of art school reprobates have taken up kite flying...

And they can really fly...

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Re: Old School?

Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:14 pm

Actually got these out last weekend for the first time in literally years - flew the Akuji and the Nirvana FX, and still managed to do all my standard repertoire about just as badly as I ever did. My youngest (10) had a go on the NFX and managed to smash the spine and put it through the sail, but it's just a tiny hole, luckily.
 
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Re: Old School?

Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:06 pm

I just bought a Psycho. Just need to reframe and rebridle it in something more modern. Probably p90 - but all I have in garage is wrapped tapered rods.

Still flying big SLK's by the way. Had a great time at Portsmouth.