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What trick is this?

Thu Mar 13, 2008 12:06 pm

After a year of only team flying, I played about with a little prototype from PT on Sunday and did a trick that I don't know!!!

Half lazy susan into the fade position with the lines over the back (Tailbone?), give slack and let the nose drop between the lines until you fly downwards in a yoyo.

What's it called??
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Thu Mar 13, 2008 12:13 pm

Pure luck...?

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Thu Mar 13, 2008 12:37 pm

This is one of the "tricks" the Transfer XTr excels at. Give slack anywhere in a backflip and the kite rolls up.
 
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Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:14 pm

Ermmm... 'Shoveittowrapthingy'?

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Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:49 pm

Not sure I explained it right :-(

It's sort of part of a Jacobs Ladder, except instead of giving a tug to yoyo into the fade, you give it slack so the nose drops and you're wrapped up.

Just another way of wrapping the kite up.

If you do it fast, it appears as a lazy to wrapped nose dive. You can then fly around wrapped up as normal OR go straight into a 540 and unwrap.
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Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:18 pm

Not sure that it has a name but lots of kites can do it.
 
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Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:27 am

bryan beasley wrote:
Ermmm... 'Shoveittowrapthingy'?

I thought shoveit (or topspin) initially but the lines stay above the kite for that, so the first bit is a true half lazy. :D
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