Kitemakers Competition

A few photos of some of the kites and kitemakers that caught my eye this year...

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Getting ready to compete -- While my arch is in the tub, the tails and spars stand by.
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Getting ready to compete -- While my…
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Shampooing the arch -- had to get a little grease stain out of it.
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Shampooing the arch -- had to get a …
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Drying the new arch
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Drying the new arch
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Day 1 -- Rained, so judged craftsmanship and design inside. The Hodja told us to...
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Day 1 -- Rained, so judged craftsman…
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Day 1 -- Hodja and Gibian slug
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Day 1 -- Hodja and Gibian slug
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Day 1 -- Variety of kites
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Day 1 -- Variety of kites
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Day 1 -- Kevin, originator of this graphic style years ago, sets up his kites.
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Day 1 -- Kevin, originator of this g…
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Day 1 -- Dragon rev, sticked in BAMBOO!!!???
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Day 1 -- Dragon rev, sticked in BAMB…
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Day 1 -- See????  Told ya!!
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Day 1 -- See???? Told ya!!
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Day 1 --  Lam preps eventual winner in port kite class.
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Day 1 -- Lam preps eventual winner …
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Day 1 -- Rain outside, but sun inside.
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Day 1 -- Rain outside, but sun insid…
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Day 1 -- My choice for best kite
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Day 1 -- My choice for best kite
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Day 1 -- My choice for best kite, detail.
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Day 1 -- My choice for best kite, de…
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Day 1 -- Dela Porta with parrot, feathery sentinel and rectangular delta with dragon.
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Day 1 -- Dela Porta with parrot, fea…
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Day 1 --  Brian and kite.  And it flew great!
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Day 1 -- Brian and kite. And it fl…
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Day 1 -- AT LEAST tw kite nuts pictured here.
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Day 1 -- AT LEAST tw kite nuts pictu…
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Day 1 -- Scot's paint and ink facet kite
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Day 1 -- Scot's paint and ink facet …
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Day 1 -- Bazzer is somewhere in the house.
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Day 1 -- Bazzer is somewhere in the …
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Day 1 --
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Day 1 --
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Day 1 -- two of several nice Pacific Northwest themed kites.
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Day 1 -- two of several nice Pacific…
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Day 1 -- VERY nice
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Day 1 -- VERY nice
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Day 1 -- Beautiful sport kite
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Day 1 -- Beautiful sport kite
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Day 1 -- Detail of the previous
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Day 1 -- Detail of the previous
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Day 1 -- Kevin, who builds better big kites than me, chats with Donna who build better minis than me (and probably better big ones two, but I gotta preserve some pride...)
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Day 1 -- Kevin, who builds better bi…
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