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BlueSkyBry
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Quiver quest!

Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:30 pm

I believe the time has now come where I am considering my next level kite as an upgrade from my one and only kite... a Skydog Learn To Fly.
In all honesty, I’ve been considering this for a while now and I’m aiming for a Benson DS, but until this beautiful day comes, I think I can manage a small upgrade. With that in mind, I open myself up for suggestions...


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Re: Quiver quest!

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Re: Quiver quest!

Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:41 pm

Hi Big T, thanks for the heads up. I’ve spoken to Iftah about that one already. Great kite, but just not that cost effective getting a second hand one from abroad against a new one directly from Benson over here.


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Re: Quiver quest!

Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:30 pm

I really wouldn't bother, just save your money for the DS.
 
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Re: Quiver quest!

Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:21 am

I think you’re right, better investment in the long run I guess!


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Re: Quiver quest!

Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:48 am

BlueSkyBry wrote:
I think you’re right, better investment in the long run I guess!

Craig's advice is spot on.  A DS is probably as good as anything to improve your flying on.  A Talon or a Seven would be pretty good bets too, if you spot any coming up second hand.
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Re: Quiver quest!

Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:17 pm

Just out of curiosity, is it still possible to buy JoE Talons new?


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Re: Quiver quest!

Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:48 pm

I think Mark sold the last one not too long ago.
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Re: Quiver quest!

Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:01 pm

Aaaargh! Don’t say it!


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Re: Quiver quest!

Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:06 am

You never know what Mark is up to these days and quite often he has something available. He is contactable on here but you will need some pennies saved. Talons are slightly more expensive than the DS but Mark is the person to speak to. You will find Mark by searching Jest_of_EVE
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Re: Quiver quest!

Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:52 pm

That’s good to know. I hear they’re amazing kites so glad to hear there may be some around for the future. Nice one!


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