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CazmoDee  (A 51915)

Aug 1, 2012, 11:59 AM
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Jeb's prototype Mirage he posted about on Facebook? Anybody?


voilsb  (D 30581)

Aug 1, 2012, 2:05 PM
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What about it? Complete sentences are helpful.


RyanFYF  (C 41792)

Aug 1, 2012, 6:02 PM
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I'm sure it's fancy! Wink


pchapman  (D 1014)

Aug 1, 2012, 6:08 PM
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... with lots of bright, neon colors?


CazmoDee  (A 51915)

Aug 1, 2012, 6:28 PM
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Jeb posted earlier on Facebook: "heading to Perris Valley today to test out my new prototype Mirage :) I have been dreaming about this rig for 15 years and now I finally have it :)" As a proud Mirage owner myself, I was just interested if anyone had any further info. Sorry for the confusion. Unsure


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Premier Remster  (C License)

Aug 1, 2012, 6:54 PM
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No handles. Why bother Wink


5.samadhi

Aug 1, 2012, 7:03 PM
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whats different about it \


CazmoDee  (A 51915)

Aug 1, 2012, 7:08 PM
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THAT is my question.....


Freakazoidile

Aug 1, 2012, 7:20 PM
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From Jeb: " The future of wingsuit proxy is here! The container is the size of a Mirage G3 170. We were able to fit a Flix 266 Ultra Light in. Soon it will be setup for proxy flying after tests in the sky"


I found that from a couple months ago when he first posted this picture.


Besides the fact that he fit a larger canopy into a smaller size container I know nothing. The thing i could imagine it changes the size of container takes up alot less room than needed with a larger canopy. Means more aerodynamic.


mjosparky  (D 5476)

Aug 1, 2012, 8:06 PM
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In reply to:
From Jeb: " The future of wingsuit proxy is here! The container is the size of a Mirage G3 170. We were able to fit a Flix 266 Ultra Light in. Soon it will be setup for proxy flying after tests in the sky"


I found that from a couple months ago when he first posted this picture.


Besides the fact that he fit a larger canopy into a smaller size container I know nothing. The thing i could imagine it changes the size of container takes up alot less room than needed with a larger canopy. Means more aerodynamic.

It sounds like he is trying to come up with a solution to a problem that doesn't exist.

Sparky


stratostar  (Student)

Aug 2, 2012, 5:02 AM
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You guys got it all wrong!

First that is the wrong photo, you need to see the front side of the rig to see the difference.

No remi there is handles, but he installed curb feelers on the leg straps. http://compare.ebay.com/...emTypes&var=sbar


CazmoDee  (A 51915)

Aug 2, 2012, 7:13 AM
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Wink


Southern_Man  (C License)

Aug 2, 2012, 7:15 AM
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How many mounts?


jinlee  (D License)

Aug 3, 2012, 1:29 PM
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If that guy is not careful he might hit a mountain one day.


dontlikemustard  (B License)

Aug 3, 2012, 1:30 PM
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If that guy is not careful he might hit a mountain one day.

he already did


Bluhdow  (B 37052)

Aug 3, 2012, 2:29 PM
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In reply to:
If that guy is not careful he might hit a mountain one day.

he already did
LOL! This is why I'm a proponent of adding a sarcasm font.
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stratostar  (Student)

Aug 3, 2012, 2:51 PM
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That why the curb feelers were installed.


5.samadhi

Aug 3, 2012, 4:13 PM
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so he freepacked a flik ultralite in the container whats new here


CazmoDee  (A 51915)

Aug 3, 2012, 4:58 PM
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Maybe it's just the embroidery. I've never seen that on a Mirage.Wink


mahonie10  (B License)

Aug 3, 2012, 7:23 PM
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yeah it's called the "alien invasion" anyone can get that print.


hillson  (D 33134)

Aug 3, 2012, 9:58 PM
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In reply to:
Maybe it's just the embroidery. I've never seen that on a Mirage.Wink

More black?


Premier DSE  (D 29060)

Aug 3, 2012, 10:12 PM
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In reply to:
In reply to:
Maybe it's just the embroidery. I've never seen that on a Mirage.Wink

More black?

"How much more black could it be? None. There's none more black."


hookitt  (D License)

Aug 3, 2012, 11:35 PM
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In reply to:
Jeb posted earlier on Facebook: "heading to Perris Valley today to test out my new prototype Mirage :) I have been dreaming about this rig for 15 years and now I finally have it :)" As a proud Mirage owner myself, I was just interested if anyone had any further info. Sorry for the confusion. Unsure

Looks like a normal mirage from that view. Prototype can mean a lot of things.


Squeak  (E 1313)

Aug 4, 2012, 6:11 AM
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So many haters sprouting off with a skill set far less comparable.
and this is meant to be a topic specific forum not BF.



I personally hope he achieves everything he sets out to do. and that it's captured from every angle possible for the world to see.

At least he's out there doing it and going hard not sitting behind a keyboard trashing other people.


5.samadhi

Aug 4, 2012, 7:00 AM
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So many haters sprouting off with a skill set far less comparable.
and this is meant to be a topic specific forum not BF.



I personally hope he achieves everything he sets out to do. and that it's captured from every angle possible for the world to see.

At least he's out there doing it and going hard not sitting behind a keyboard trashing other people.
what are you talking about?


(This post was edited by 5.samadhi on Aug 4, 2012, 7:39 AM)


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