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Re: What to do with old kites?

Postby zerogee_ca » Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:58 am

You can build a big beach cabana with 10 kites. 🤣

https://youtu.be/amFcCZ4op7U
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Re: What to do with old kites?

Postby zerogee_ca » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:03 am


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Re: What to do with old kites?

Postby jumptheshark » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:06 am

Love this vid.

Suppose there is an argument for those that pump multiple kites for the day, they can nest em in a sacrificial bigger older kite.

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Re: What to do with old kites?

Postby Lokihel » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:56 am

zerogee_ca wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:58 am
You can build a big beach cabana with 10 kites. 🤣
What if you have an actually old kite that cannot be used.

He's using a perfectly good kite in the video :lol:

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Re: What to do with old kites?

Postby zerogee_ca » Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:36 am

Lokihel wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:56 am
zerogee_ca wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:58 am
You can build a big beach cabana with 10 kites. 🤣
What if you have an actually old kite that cannot be used.

He's using a perfectly good kite in the video :lol:

If you have a kite you can't use 😊🤙
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Re: What to do with old kites?

Postby Da Yoda » Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:06 pm

Hugh2 wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:40 am
I'm sure this has been discussed before, but I can't find it. By now I have a variety of old kites lying around. My wife disposed of my three old C-kites and will not even tell me what she did with them. But now I have about 10 old bow kites that I will never ride again, so what to do with them???
Mafia Bags in San Francisco repurposes old kites...
https://mafiabags.com/pages/donate-your-sail

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Re: What to do with old kites?

Postby tautologies » Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:22 pm

Here is another company that reuse kites for some cool looking jackets and other things:
https://www.exkite.it

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Re: What to do with old kites?

Postby grigorib » Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:36 pm

Hugh,
make board bags or compression bags or garage curtains or beach flags of desperately old/unsafe ones
and pass anything recoverable to poor who have enough time to play with Aquaseal, ripstop/dacron tape and sewing machine to get gear they can't afford otherwise. West Hansen gave away lots of old equipment and parts and so he'd accept more to pass along, he was specifically mentioning this on Chicago forum.

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Re: What to do with old kites?

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Re: What to do with old kites?

Postby Hugh2 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:28 am

Wow, great stuff guys, thanks!


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