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I took a punt on a bag of kites out of Sydney sight unseen from a lady I had purchased some "Blade" power kites from from many years ago. 

She rang me out of the blue when she found this bag when shifting house. (See it always pays to send a postcard of Esperance and a few $5.00 "Scratchies", thanking the seller for her help, when buying from her. She had done the extra yards by getting the blades into a box/packaged and into the post for me. She still had this post card on her fridge with my mobile number on it). 

This new parcel arrived a few weeks back and the postage and bubble wrap ended up being half the purchase cost. I finally got round to undoing it and sorting them out today. (Well actually getting my welding bench clean enough to put ripstop on).

 

Out come some nice bits of history in among them was. 

3 x 6 foot stackers in fantastic nick.

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Lines, straps and Stacker lines. Their manuals were included. 

 In the photo below I already had the 4 foot (blue sleeve) My 8 foot (pink and yellow sleeve) and 6 foot (pink sleeve) in this photo. There is also a 10 foot red "Stacker" of mine that is not pictured, but I havent got any spars for it.

Everything else pictured was inside the blue and silver bag from her. It's all price marked marked in English pounds.

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There was a mint Flexifoil "Stranger" complete with sleeve, lines and manual. IMG_2792.thumb.JPG.0d19dd423ff59451b4346361abd32761.JPG

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Inside an internal pocket in the bag was this little beauty that I know nothing about or seen before. Also in mint condition.IMG_2775.thumb.JPG.f98a8d25574ef7915017c0689857f603.JPG

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All round a nice purchase from a lovely elderly lady (who wanted them to go to a good home) and I've never met. Cant wait to try them out.

Some days are diamonds eh?

 

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