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by DionisKiter
Wed Aug 27, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2015 Cabrinha lines. Is this normal?
Replies: 19
Views: 5654

Re: 2015 Cabrinha lines. Is this normal?

Thank you all for replies!

I hope Cabrinha rocket scientists reading this forum.
by DionisKiter
Wed Aug 27, 2014 2:06 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2015 Cabrinha lines. Is this normal?
Replies: 19
Views: 5654

Re: 2015 Cabrinha lines. Is this normal?

I do not know about the 2015, but the 2014's stretched alot. I took out all the figure 8 knots on the steering lines to even them. Seems to hold now. I love the 2014 8, how does the 2015 compare? Difference between 2015 and 2014 kites is very little. I felt that 2015 switchblades has less pivotal t...
by DionisKiter
Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2015 Cabrinha lines. Is this normal?
Replies: 19
Views: 5654

2015 Cabrinha lines. Is this normal?

Cabrinha says: " Extremely low stretch lines..." Okay :bye: After my first sesh on 2015 gear. Flew 8m Switchblade. I spent 3.5 hours on the water with new bar. I weight 175 lb. I checked my lines later on and discovered around 3" stretch on front lines... I had the same problem with 2014 bar/ lines....
by DionisKiter
Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:27 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's the smallest kite anyone has used on the water?
Replies: 39
Views: 4423

Re: What's the smallest kite anyone has used on the water?

Smallest i have is 6m. I have used 6m Switchblade in 50G60 mph on 140x 42 twin tip... @180 lbs. I had a great sesh :thumb: ... I am thinking to add 4m to my quiver. :naughty: We do get a lot of those 50kts+ days in Alaska during the summer.
by DionisKiter
Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:04 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Need suggestions for first kite/quiver
Replies: 19
Views: 3054

Re: Need suggestions for first kite/quiver

Hi dracop , in 10-25mph wind with gust no more than 25mph @250 lb. you can use one kite -17 m and two boards, one for light winds ( look at Airush sector, Cabrinha Alias, North Nugget, Slingshot Space Pickle, Firewire baked potato) and another board for med. to high winds something in 145cm range. T...
by DionisKiter
Fri Nov 15, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cabrinha or North
Replies: 15
Views: 4157

Re: Cabrinha or North

I fly Switchblades. I have 2014 SB and I like them a lot! I think SB and Rebel are two different kites. Build quality and materials is top notch on both kites. I didn't buy 2014 Rebels because of 5th line. I could get Rebels for a lot less($150-200 cheaper per kite than SB) A friend of mine was a hu...
by DionisKiter
Mon Nov 11, 2013 3:12 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Share your Cabrinha SB 2014 Experience
Replies: 23
Views: 4947

Re: Share your Cabrinha SB 2014 Experience

My experience with 2014 SB 10m. I have 6,8,10m 2014 switchblades. Before I owned 2011,'12,'13 switchblades. Also flew '12 SS RPMs10 and 12m. Tried my friends North evo 9m for a few min. :naughty: I think 2014 is the best year for the switchblades in terms of performance. I had 2 hour sesh. on '14 10...

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