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The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:03 pm
by Brackie
Does anyone have one?
Is it a good buy?

Just off for a casual fly last weeked and a lot of our Rev stuff was in the wrong kite / at home / back of the car/ just the wrong place.

It looks like a good way to get the elements of the kites in some sort of order.
And could stop you standing on the frame by accident.
Expensive but most thing's Rev are.
Any thoughts?

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 7:30 am
by Flying Fish
Nice timing, as I was also considering this! So, yes, would also appreciate good/bad comments about this bag. Does anyone know what length it is? Can't seem to find that bit of info anywhere, and it's also not given on the rev web-site.

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 8:38 am
by steven beasley
I've got one... and have to say it's brilliant. I've got a total of 14 rev kites in it, 4 handle sets, 6 line sets, 2 ground stakes, and there's still room for a packet of baccy and a mobile phone.

Not sure on the length (it's in the boot of the car at the mo' and it's raining - so ain't going out to measure), but its just a fraction longer than a packed away rev 1.

Yes they are expensive, but in my view worth the money - will last a lifetime. Easy to carry around. Keeps everything neat and tidy and sits flat in the boot of the car (no funny angles stuff you get with the dual line bags).

Dig deep and go get one.

Cheers,
STEVE.

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:27 am
by Flying Fish
That sounds very positive, Steve, and especially the fact that you can store 14 kites in it plus handles, line-sets, etc, whereas 'officially' there is space for 5.

Reason I ask about length is that I'm thinking of getting one as a dedicated quad bag, and I've got quads other than Revs .... So I do want to make sure my quads will all fit in lengthwise before getting one.

So if you or someone else is in a position to measure up the bag when it stops raining ;) , that would be great!

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 11:49 pm
by Brackie
I've got one... and have to say it's brilliant.


Well thats a lot of Rev's.
Steve, do you still store them as a fully fledged Rev , or do you find they can be taken down to the component parts and stored in the bag?
Nice to know handles and lines fit as well.

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:15 am
by steven beasley
Right then... rain has stopped. Bag is approx 41 inches long when folded up - so say 40 inches internal length.

All kites are stored in thier own individual rev supplied bag. I get between 2 & 3 kites in each pocket. 2 b series std in pocket 1. | b series mid vent & full vent in pocket 2. | SUL STD & VTD SLE in pocket 3. | STD SLE, REV1 SLE & REV2 in pocket 4. | 3 more revalikes in pocket 5 + 1 further super vent loose in bag. Internal pockets have 6 line sets, 2 handle sets, 3 spare frame sets. External pocket has 2 further handle sets, 2 ground stakes & a bit of extra crap.

Oh... and I've just found me brass zippo in there that I thought i'd lost on the field at Leominster the other week. Replaced it already but at least I have a spare now :-)

It really is brilliant.

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 9:01 am
by Vee
Hooray for the return of the Zippo.

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 9:01 am
by Flying Fish
Thanks for that, Steve! It does sound really good, except that for my purposes, it's definitely too short. To house my longest quad, I'd need at least a 1.5m long bag.

OK, Rev bag is out (for me), the search goes on!

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 3:01 pm
by steven beasley
Hooray for the return of the Zippo.


Indeed - like welcoming home an old friend :)

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 11:09 pm
by Brackie
Thanks Steve.
That said it all.
Thanks for the info, the bag will be on order.
Regards for your time.
Mark

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:28 pm
by Brackie
Got the bag last Thursday.
It really is very good, lot's of space, and the large "cover it all " flap is a great design feature, even if some very large Rev's are put into production, they should still fit.
It looks like the bag could be extended in length by about 20% Via the flap. And still keep everthing safe.
As for capacity, well we only have three at the moment, and with original bags supplied with the kites, .. Well it feels empty.

That may be a good excuse? ;)

Mark

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:32 pm
by Brackie
Just looked back on this and my count is up to ten.
There is still room.

Re: The Revolution Kite Bag?

Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:29 am
by ian muhamad
Hi, maybe you guys interested in this bag by Lam Hoac.




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Cheers,
Ian.