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Re: Light? Interesting what this will be about...

Postby jkrug » Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:55 pm

throw out a cryptic ad and they get responses from 'sounds great' to 'been there, done that'. seems the ad did what it was meant to...create a buzz.

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Re: Light? Interesting what this will be about...

Postby Osprey1 » Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:48 am

It’s lighter than air! Huge boosts in two knots!

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Re: Light? Interesting what this will be about...

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Re: Light? Interesting what this will be about...

Postby Rakky » Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:49 am

...25 seconds of video, with two somewhat tattered feathers falling down! If the feathers are falling down, how light is the new kite?!!
And what happened to the bird - stripped naked?
Strange video - just show the kite and details please! In a year or so, there will be an even lighter and better version and so on...!!

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Re: Light? Interesting what this will be about...

Postby hajvar » Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:14 pm

chemosavi wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:19 am
Until there's a new fabric that resists puncture more than any other and has incredible strength and is also light as all get out, it's pretty hard to believe some magical triangular stitching is going to change the rules, much as that would be a lovely thing.
..
.. Make it thin it - gonna pop easy grandma.
....
Cuben fiber was a catchy phrase back in the day, why even "I'm not Fokiten" got a test drive. Based on bullsh_t alone and a big mouth. Now LOST off the coast of Costa Rica and filming a new reality Pahrump loves you TV show.
....
But we are in the age of FAKE, which covers everything you wished you'd never thought or did because it was wrong - and is now legitimate.
.....
So my solution is to let Marlborough Man be the first test pilot. A propo. The ultimate proponent of FAKE on this forum. Now just what was he thinking by calling himself the dumbest, most cliche, name in the world? The original MM is dead from, imagine this, lung cancer.
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But we stray. Let's hope something amazing is on the horizon.....
There is one I believe... Nano Cure Tech Fabric
https://youtu.be/z8nuk8Z5HzA

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Re: Light? Interesting what this will be about...

Postby grigorib » Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:59 pm

Strutless is old news.
Leadingedgeless to come. Years ahead though....

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Re: Light? Interesting what this will be about...

Postby foilholio » Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:40 am

Yes Leadingedgeless, the true future it would seem. Self inflating kites to follow.


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