Cody War-Kite Success

by Mark
(Philippines)

Bamboo and paper Cody.

Bamboo and paper Cody.

Success Tim! Success!

It is made from bamboo, Japanese paper, paste and triple sewing string. I can't believe it... it flies stable. Many people want to buy my Cody - but I'm not selling. Hayahay! I have the first home-made Cody in our place! :)

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Looks great!
by: Tim Parish

That's a fine looking Cody. It gives the impression of a much bigger kite - until you spot the bricks in the wall next to it. Even so, it's not hard to understand the reaction you're getting with it. It's a lot different to the the traditional flat and bowed kites of the Philippines!

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4–7 mph
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8–12 mph
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