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by gbgreen59
Tue Nov 16, 2004 11:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: kitehigh.com bad business
Replies: 20
Views: 1908

Re: high winds...

tautologies wrote:In addition the winds are super strong right now, so I am assuming they are out kiting..which I think is a good excuse ;-)

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No better excuse than this.
by gbgreen59
Tue Nov 16, 2004 7:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: kitehigh.com bad business
Replies: 20
Views: 1908

KiteHigh is OK

I've worked with KiteHigh quite a bit. They have a well organized web site, which makes for easy shopping. If you need personal help, try the following: 1. First off, they aren't always on the phone, which is a minus. They are based on Oahu, HI. So, they are about 5 hours behind Central Time. I usua...
by gbgreen59
Thu Aug 26, 2004 2:00 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Building Kites
Replies: 7
Views: 1323

MIT WEB site

That MIT web site is quite a find. Lots of information. I just started looking at it, so I've not explored everything yet. I'll definitely be sponging from there.

Thanks again
by gbgreen59
Wed Aug 25, 2004 1:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Building Kites
Replies: 7
Views: 1323

Kite Materials

One of the guys above steered me to a sight where I happened on to Monkey Kites. They like to use Poyester Rip Stop like you have said. Monkey Kites claim that this material is less susseptable to UV. I found Polyester Ripstop at Rockywoods Outdoor Fabrics. It is about $6.49 (US) per yard. Also at R...
by gbgreen59
Tue Aug 24, 2004 6:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Building Kites
Replies: 7
Views: 1323

Building Kites

I want to experiment with building kites. I have searched the WEB over and cannot find a source for Chikara Ripstop Nylon or Icarex Ripstop Nylon. These seem to be two of the popular materials listed on kite retailers WEB sites. Has anyone found a source for these materials or have any ideas about o...

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