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[*] posted on 10-4-2017 at 04:28 PM
Best Day Ever


No...it wasn't
but it wasn't suppose to go dead onshore and go to 22+ and it did! foaming up when we left...and i did get meet up w/ jeffnyc and fly my local at low tide:thumbup::thumbup: / this guy bakes his own bread! hooked me up w/ 2 loafs!
then wifey sent me to the market for foods only to find out Hagen Daz now is putting out Belgian Chocolate Chocolate in pints!!!
win win win




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[*] posted on 10-4-2017 at 04:30 PM


Score!



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[*] posted on 10-4-2017 at 05:23 PM


I'll have to crank the oven into high gear with wbb right around the corner!

Was super awesome to meet up with abkayak - he even picked me up from the subway! Was definitely a BDE on my part. Beach was big and mostly empty (except for the distracting swimsuit shoot 100 yards away), wind started out perfect and got stronger within a couple hours, I got to play with my new Charger in decent wind, got to Superman and twist the kite just as I was thinking "hey, I'm getting good at this" (yes, that really happened), got to fly one of abkayaS-P-A-M-L-I-N-K-s 4 line 3m kites - holy cow that's some pull! Now I should be working all night to make up for playing hookey, but instead going down the street to see Broken Social Scene...

Thanks again abkayak, was great meeting you!




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[*] posted on 10-5-2017 at 04:57 AM


What beach were you guys flying at?



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[*] posted on 10-5-2017 at 09:23 AM


I'll let abkayak answer that one... On the surf forum I'm on, there's a policy to never reveal a spot - which is pretty hilarious considering there's cameras on every beach.

Can I assume that asinine rule doesn't apply here and we all share locations, or is it all hush hush? Thinking about it, you probably don't want me at your beach... :D




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[*] posted on 10-5-2017 at 09:39 AM


surfers are so clicky kiters are more friendly!! we all share the stoke



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[*] posted on 10-5-2017 at 01:09 PM


Quote: Originally posted by OffAxis  
What beach were you guys flying at?


its atlantic beach, NY
south wind capital of the east coast
all are welcome when tourist season isn't a thing:thumbup:
now...it aint a thing




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[*] posted on 10-5-2017 at 02:05 PM


See you Saturday... :cool:



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[*] posted on 10-5-2017 at 02:44 PM


Quote: Originally posted by cheezycheese  
See you Saturday... :cool:


game on!!!




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[*] posted on 10-8-2017 at 03:42 PM


Pics are worth 1,000 words, whats this worth....?
/vimeo.com/237321734




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[*] posted on 10-8-2017 at 04:05 PM


Very nice...
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[*] posted on 10-8-2017 at 06:07 PM


Awesome cheezy. Love your kite! Beach looks hauntingly familiar somehow...



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[*] posted on 10-8-2017 at 06:13 PM


Quote: Originally posted by jeffnyc  
Awesome cheezy. Love your kite! Beach looks hauntingly familiar somehow...


Glad to see you are getting out. We'll catch up at WW.




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[*] posted on 12-4-2017 at 04:09 PM


About time to add to this thread!
So after a bit of a work/wind hiatus, got back on the beach yesterday. Was about 6 kts, which was absolutely perfect for testing a couple of my newest best friends... an Eskimo 14.5m and a Pansh Flux 5m.

The Eskimo is a friggin blimp! After a bit of center line tugging, it shot straight up to zenith, and never wanted to come down. And holy heck does it pull! I scudded in a fairly straight line for 30 yards, and could have kept going but I was getting too far away from my stuff! Big, slow, powerful and predictable... I think I like it! Not too sure how much use I'll get out of it, but high pressure/lighter wind usually follows snowstorms here, so it will hopefully come in handy.

Eskimo 14.5m in action (did the best I could 1 handed!):
https://vimeo.com/245766526

eskimo14_01.jpg - 71kB eskimo14_02.jpg - 76kB

Meanwhile, abkayak popped out for a bit (nice surprise) and jumped on the Flux. I had ordered it sort of accidentally on purpose one late work night (they make you add items to the cart to see actual prices and it was so low I was like... sure, I'll get that), and completely forgot until it showed up at my office a few days ago. Don't love the handles - very basic, not much padding - but ultimately serviceable. The kite seems really nicely put together, and flies well, though I think it needs just a bit more wind to truly shine. Very easy to control and well behaved. Was easy to turn, launch, land and reverse launch (look how far I've come!). I couldn't get enough power to scud in 6 kts but it felt like it really wanted to. I was able to get my board moving a bit, but then the wind died down. Abkayak felt (and I agree) it would be a really nice buggy kite. Great to see you again abkayak!

Pansh Flux:
https://vimeo.com/245767287




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[*] posted on 12-4-2017 at 07:24 PM


and 2 pints H Daz belg choc trio were 6$ tonight at Key Food
tue forecast 20/40+...dead onshore, low at 14:30 :thumbup::thumbup:




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[*] posted on 12-10-2017 at 08:02 PM


Quote: Originally posted by cheezycheese  
Pics are worth 1,000 words, whats this worth....?
/vimeo.com/237321734


Cheezy,

Where'd you get the fork on that buggy? I want one like that! I have an XR+ with a cracked front fork and need a replacement/upgrade.

Philip




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[*] posted on 12-23-2017 at 02:00 PM


Yesterday met up with abkayak again - was an absolutely perfect day for me. I haven't been getting out enough, and the couple times I have, it's either been too light, or too heavy - so I'm seriously rusty. Yesterday was south, about 10-15. I finally got a chance to try the Gin Eskimo 8.5m... what a great kite. Took me a little while to get back into the swing of things, get used to the new kite and get used to my ATB again. I haven't had a decent ride on my ATB in months... probably since I was riding at Floyd Bennett. So to say I looked like a kook on the thing yesterday is an understatement. But I was super happy to have the right conditions to get back in shape - made a few hundred yards and back a couple times (with lots of starts and stops in between). I need a couple more days like this, but it's pretty rare that the wind, tide and time all line up perfectly. A big beach that takes any wind direction would be amazing right about now...

abkayak was on a 7.5 Apex and his ATB, and of course buzzing around like a pro. We switched kites after a while... Apex controls completely differently, so spent a bunch of time trying to get used to it (was same for abkayak - but once he figured out the Eskimo, he was off and running). By this time, the wind was dying down, so time to pack it all up. The one kite I didn't take out of my car was the 14m Eskimo, which was too bad. Abkayak would have had a great time on it. Conditions were a little too light for his liking.

Best kite day in a long time. I have to assume Hagen Daz was on sale again...




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