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robalex

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  1. Melbourne, Australia is a bit far away, maybe one day. Its on the bucket list.
  2. There is also this site, http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?board=28.0
  3. Surely it must be time for a trip downunder. Todays weather forecast is, "Forecast for the rest of Tuesday Local early fog, then a mostly sunny morning. Partly cloudy this afternoon and evening with isolated showers and thunderstorms possible about the outer northern and eastern suburbs. Winds tending northerly up to 20 km/h this morning, then seabreezes up to 25km/h developing late afternoon and evening. City, Early fog patches. Partly cloudy. Max35C"
  4. I am also a too far away to meet up with you. A suggestion would be to post a message on this Australlian Forum, "http://www.extremekites.com.au/forums/". Hope you can find someone to fly with, and more importantly, thoroughly enjoy your trip downunder.
  5. MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ONE AND ALL FROM DOWNUNDER.
  6. How about this one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.gwtwforum.com/index.php?topic=1647.0
  7. robalex

    Zen

    Same here.......................
  8. Both the "race frame" and "no snag handles" are available from A Wind of Change on their website, http://www.awindofchange.com/ Hope this helps.
  9. Hi Joel, Welcome to the forum. Good to see another Melbourne flyer here. Regards, Alex.
  10. The only place I know, is Kitepower in Geelong, if they have any stock. I have found it better to buy direct from USA, (A Wind Of Change or Kite Connection). I would recommend buying a travel frame which allows the kite to be folded into a much smaller bundle. Alex
  11. Welcome to Melbourne, hope you enjoy your stay downunder. I only have Rev 1.5's, a 20th Anniversary and a standard with a changed frame.
  12. This may be worth looking at: http://www.fracturedaxel.co.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=8836 or this http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/REVOLUTION-1-5-SLE-K...%3A1%7C294%3A50 Hope it helps!!!!!!!!!!!
  13. robalex

    Hmmmmmmmmm

    .................and here's another.
  14. This could be a suggestion: http://www.kiteconnection.com/cgi-bin/store.cgi or here http://www.cobrakite.com/accents.html
  15. Well said, Kent. As I said previously, I am a "lone" flyer from downunder and see no advantage to be a Kitelife subscriber.
  16. I support Spotter 100%. Flying alone produces a very slow learning curve. More easily accessible help would be very much appreciated. I am not a member of Kitelife, any tutorials should be available via this forum.
  17. and also this Rev 1.5................................ http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Revolution-1-5-SLE-K...A1%7C240%3A1318
  18. Found this on eBay......................... http://cgi.ebay.com/Revolution-EXP-Kite-w-...1QQcmdZViewItem
  19. Welcome to the forum, from one Aussie to another.
  20. Hi Ben, What a pleasure it was meeting you "Downunder". Glad you have arrived back home again, safely. Ben in action, Adelaide, March 2009.
  21. robalex

    Wheres Ben

    Simon, I live in Melbourne and will be travelling to Adelaide for the Kite Festival. When I do fly, I fly alone, hence the learning curve has been very slow. I have been to Cairns, but that was before I took up kite flying. As you said, Australia is a big country, about 4000km between Melbourne and Cairns.
  22. robalex

    Wheres Ben

    No malice taken, all done in fun. There are a number of Rev flyers scattered far and wide, but we may get a few in Adelaide next week, as Ben will be over here to join in the activities at the Adelaide Kite Festival. I don't know of any of very many flyers, never heard of the guys you mentioned. There are only two or three shops which carry a very limited number of Rev kites, in fact I think they almost import to customer requirements.
  23. robalex

    Wheres Ben

    Now, now, behave youself !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  24. robalex

    Wheres Ben

    ...............and we are really looking forward to seeing and meeting you, here downunder. Have a safe flight. I am sure you will enjoy every moment.
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