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OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby bluetuesday » Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:43 am

Just wanted to pass along a plug for Charlie of "Kite Sushi Charlie"

http://kitehilite.com/

Charlie runs a kite fixing business out of his home in Buxton. Over my past three trip to Hatteras, Charlie has fixed two bladder leaks for me, and most recently repaired a huge panel tear in the canopy. Charlie is truly one of the hardest working and friendliest individuals I have had the pleasure of doing business with. All repairs were completed in 24 hours, and the sewing job on my canopy rip was absolute professional quality.

If you're headed to Hatteras, keep Charlie's name in the back of your mind. If you have any gear trouble, he's a great guy to know. I haven't had a chance to try Charlie's sushi yet, but I hear it's top notch.

Cheers and good wind!

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Re: OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby robg » Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:05 am

I tore a friends kite in half in the surf. Charlie fixed it better than new!

You must check out his web site. You will never see another where you can order lessons, repairs and sushi.

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Re: OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby NYKiter » Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:21 am

Looks like his website is down. I heard he was doing Real's repairs. Is he still around?

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Re: OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby justbob » Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:58 pm

Good guy :thumb:

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Re: OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby OBX Kiter » Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:20 pm

bluetuesday wrote:Just wanted to pass along a plug for Charlie of "Kite Sushi Charlie"

http://kitehilite.com/

Charlie runs a kite fixing business out of his home in Buxton. Over my past three trip to Hatteras, Charlie has fixed two bladder leaks for me, and most recently repaired a huge panel tear in the canopy. Charlie is truly one of the hardest working and friendliest individuals I have had the pleasure of doing business with. All repairs were completed in 24 hours, and the sewing job on my canopy rip was absolute professional quality.

If you're headed to Hatteras, keep Charlie's name in the back of your mind. If you have any gear trouble, he's a great guy to know. I haven't had a chance to try Charlie's sushi yet, but I hear it's top notch.

Cheers and good wind!
:thumb:

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Re: OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby vkngktr » Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:59 pm

Charlie is the best!

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Re: OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby AGK » Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:37 pm

Another A+ recommendation -- great guy, great work. Can't go wrong with Charlie.

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Re: OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby Kober1974 » Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:23 am

He did good job on my X-19 ..... Thanks Charlie

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Re: OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby j_rock » Thu Feb 06, 2014 6:05 am

I met Charlie at Frisco Woods kite launch a few years ago.

Seeing the website link is down.

Does anyone have an address or contact number or email if I never need to use his services while down in OBX.

Happy Winds
J

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Re: OBX kite repair experience and recommendation

Postby Dj A-Ron » Thu Feb 06, 2014 8:17 am

j_rock wrote:I met Charlie at Frisco Woods kite launch a few years ago.

Seeing the website link is down.

Does anyone have an address or contact number or email if I never need to use his services while down in OBX.

Happy Winds
J
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Email or PM Dimitri of Epic Kites. He's the one who hooked me up with Charlie when I needed a savior for my kite in the OBX. Dimitri will hook ya up with Charlie's #


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