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[*] posted on 6-23-2009 at 10:14 AM


I got the npw9 11 meter all sewed together. I just need to add the darts and make the bridle lines and it will be ready to fly. Here is a picture.



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Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 6-23-2009 at 10:54 AM


Man... that's a big enough rag to clean even a dirty buggy like mine :)

Looks good though :singing:




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[*] posted on 6-23-2009 at 11:20 AM


Let me know Steve when you need a big rag and I will make one up for you.

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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 6-23-2009 at 01:28 PM


Hey kitemaker4, It's always a pleasure looking at your work! I have a ton of questions, which might be better answered off the board, but I'm curious, have you ever heard of or made the NPW-HA, a high aspect NPW developed by Jan Claes of Belgium? I believe it is based on the NPW9b platform, but having a triple wide center panel, and cascade bridling. I found an excellent program online by Tom White, the NPW-HA Calculator. I have been dreaming of building these kites, but haven't a whole lot sewing experience. Too much for a beginner project? I was thinking of warming up by sewing covers for the pool noodles I use as padding on the buggy, I found some fabric in the same neon green!bobalooie57



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[*] posted on 6-23-2009 at 01:43 PM


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Hey kitemaker4, It's always a pleasure looking at your work! I have a ton of questions, which might be better answered off the board, but I'm curious, have you ever heard of or made the NPW-HA, a high aspect NPW developed by Jan Claes of Belgium? I believe it is based on the NPW9b platform, but having a triple wide center panel, and cascade bridling. I found an excellent program online by Tom White, the NPW-HA Calculator. I have been dreaming of building these kites, but haven't a whole lot sewing experience. Too much for a beginner project? I was thinking of warming up by sewing covers for the pool noodles I use as padding on the buggy, I found some fabric in the same neon green!bobalooie57


WOW...if you guys ever start making a h/a npw-please let me know--i'd love to be the first to try one....... Susan--you work fast!! cant wait to get dragged by this monster!!
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[*] posted on 6-23-2009 at 02:25 PM


Bobalooie57

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npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 6-23-2009 at 04:48 PM


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Hey kitemaker4, It's always a pleasure looking at your work! I have a ton of questions, which might be better answered off the board, but I'm curious, have you ever heard of or made the NPW-HA, a high aspect NPW developed by Jan Claes of Belgium? I believe it is based on the NPW9b platform, but having a triple wide center panel, and cascade bridling. I found an excellent program online by Tom White, the NPW-HA Calculator. I have been dreaming of building these kites, but haven't a whole lot sewing experience. Too much for a beginner project? I was thinking of warming up by sewing covers for the pool noodles I use as padding on the buggy, I found some fabric in the same neon green!bobalooie57


WOW...if you guys ever start making a h/a npw-please let me know--i'd love to be the first to try one....... Susan--you work fast!! cant wait to get dragged by this monster!!


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[*] posted on 6-24-2009 at 08:43 AM


Babalooooie....

Make yourself a couple flowforms or delta's or something to warm up with. Always nice to have a few single lines to throw up in the air to compliment your power kites. If you can make a delta kite... you can sew a NPW. If you can make a flowform... you can make a foil. Or at least that's my convuluted logic.

But if ya don't wanna make one, Susan really does do top notch work.




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[*] posted on 6-26-2009 at 12:46 PM


I finished making the npw9 11 meter and just waiting for some wind for a test fly. Here are some pics.





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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 6-26-2009 at 12:54 PM


ahhhhhh....looks good-cant wait to try this beast-should be a good back and shoulder workout --if this works out,i'll have you make me a 32 meter--THAT will be the ultimate !!!hahaha:singing:
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[*] posted on 6-27-2009 at 11:30 AM


Now back to working on the npw9 6 meter. I have it ready for bridle lines. Here is a pic.



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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 7-3-2009 at 11:36 AM


I finished the npw9 6 meter today and was able to take a few pics. Here is one.



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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 7-3-2009 at 12:04 PM


Nice. So how long does it take you to make one of those?



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[*] posted on 7-3-2009 at 12:19 PM


It just depends on what else I have to do at the time but I can make one in less than a week. Are you interested?

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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
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[*] posted on 7-3-2009 at 12:20 PM


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It just depends on what else I have to do at the time but I can make one in less than a week. Are you interested?

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Absolutely. Though, perhaps a bit smaller ;) I'm a newb after all.




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[*] posted on 7-3-2009 at 01:35 PM


hi Susan,
I have a npw9 3.4 from hq ...I tried rebridling it to have a cascade bridal. Well it worked only to a degree. It flies, yes, but it acts like a maniac in the air. it collapses and pops open on the ground has tremendous side pull and no lift..to the point where its dangerous...no idea how to adjust the bridal...do you have measurements for this cascaded bridal....I remember when I first got the kite it was easy to fly but the single point bridal was a pain so I switched it now its a lunatic...and have you figured out anything new to stop nose collapse


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[*] posted on 7-3-2009 at 02:15 PM


I can make any size you want. Just let me know.

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It just depends on what else I have to do at the time but I can make one in less than a week. Are you interested?

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Absolutely. Though, perhaps a bit smaller ;) I'm a newb after all.




PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 7-3-2009 at 02:17 PM


dq

I will look into the the cascade for you.

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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 7-4-2009 at 11:08 AM


dq check you e-mail

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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 10-15-2009 at 11:28 AM


I am working on a npw9 3.4 in purple and lime green now. It is ready to bridle.



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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 10-15-2009 at 08:43 PM


Sweeeeeeeet!!!



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[*] posted on 10-21-2009 at 03:04 PM


This is what I am working on now. It is a npw9 5 meter in black, gray and white.



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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 10-21-2009 at 06:37 PM


like airin said, Sweeeeeeeet!!!
I can hardly wait to see it in the air.




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[*] posted on 10-26-2009 at 09:12 AM


Here is the 5 meter ready for bridle lines.




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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
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[*] posted on 11-16-2009 at 03:55 PM


I am working on a npw9 8 meter. It is ready for the bridle lines. Here is a picture.



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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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[*] posted on 11-17-2009 at 12:17 AM


Had to do some googling to figure the difference between NPW5 and 9 ... found this



32m ...! :eekdrull:




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[*] posted on 11-20-2009 at 08:50 AM


Susan,

I will be at DBBB with my homemade NPW9b kite so hope you can give me some pointers on bridle adjustments. It's a 6m made from 3/4oz ripstop nylon. It pulls pretty good in 10mph wind!!




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[*] posted on 11-20-2009 at 04:10 PM



can you use that 32sqm monster also for some hang-gliding action? , lift/drag isnt that great, but in 32sqm size it should act mostly like a parachute with some glide ?




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[*] posted on 11-29-2009 at 08:41 AM


I would not recomend any kite for hang-gliding unless it was built for that purpose.

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PKD Brooza\'s 2, 3, 4 and 5.5 meter
Libre Bora\'s 6 and 7 meter
Libre stainless full race with standard and big foot light wheels
Nasa wings: npw5 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1, 3.9, 4.8, 5.8, 6.9 meters
npw9 3.4, 5.3, 6.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 15.0 meters
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