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by PullStrings
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Can't kite at my beach anymore because of so much garbage in the water
Replies: 3
Views: 809

Re: Can't kite at my beach anymore because of so much garbage in the water

My problem ain't the garbage....it's the rubber ducks !! :jump:

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by PullStrings
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New World Record Speed-107 km/h (57,97 knots)
Replies: 16
Views: 1196

Re: New World Record Speed-107 km/h (57,97 knots)

Would be interesting to know what was the average wind speed in knots during that record run...40kn...45kn...50kn...57kn ??....anybody knows ?
by PullStrings
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5
Replies: 59
Views: 3363

Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

If I need to lengthen lines mid session, I would be pumping up a smaller kite. I have no interest in using a kite in it upper limits, however I believe it is good to have the ability to dump most of the power in a kites upper limits... but that's just my preference. The new Rebel has now same linea...
by PullStrings
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Eye protection -> tips on cheap and good-ish sunglasses for kiting
Replies: 13
Views: 754

Re: Eye protection -> tips on cheap and good-ish sunglasses for kiting

Sun wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:29 pm
Polarizing is a different matter. That is a surface coating
No. It's a film sandwiched inside a sun lens

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by PullStrings
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5
Replies: 59
Views: 3363

Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

On the Sensor 2 S you cannot make the trim line longer...it is a fixed length of grey color bungee line Bungee so it can reduce the length pulled through the cleat..less line dangle on velcro tab So the simplest way to give more depower is to adjust under the floats and make the back lines 2 3/8 inc...
by PullStrings
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5
Replies: 59
Views: 3363

Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Cons: Needs a longer depower throw. It's 19 1/2 inches from bar to the small black stopper at the base of the cleat...i don't see the problem there :jump: But how much trim is there above the cleat? Total trim would 19 1/2 inches + trim above the cleat. Trim amount available above the cleat is not ...
by PullStrings
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5
Replies: 59
Views: 3363

Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Chicken-loop wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:59 pm
Cons:
Needs a longer depower throw.
It's 19 1/2 inches from bar to the small black stopper at the base of the cleat...i don't see the problem there :jump:
by PullStrings
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5
Replies: 59
Views: 3363

Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

I decided to go with the XR5 instead the Rebel. What swayed my decision was the leaked Rebel images showed the Rebel being a higher aspect design, and I wanted a more mid aspect canopy. Haven't liked the higher aspect of Rebels for the past few years and now they bridled it !! Approving the XR5 mor...
by PullStrings
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5
Replies: 59
Views: 3363

Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

jumptheshark wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:09 am
Oh yeah man, it goes from awesome to awesomer.
Whooo hooooo !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...your post #1 ..........welcome aboard Homer

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by PullStrings
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5
Replies: 59
Views: 3363

Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

I'm sure i could fold a XR5 12 sqm from wingtips to center faster neatly folded in 3 with my lines on.... ...than you can folding from wingtip to dump valve a 12 sqm Rebel not neatly in 3 with your lines on The race is on :lol: I like what you did there Pullstrings.. Touche'! ...but I never leave m...

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