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Postby Guest » Wed Jun 26, 2002 1:25 pm

A have an airblast 2001 8.4 and the low end is dissapointing me a bit. Can anyone tell if the low end of the takoon 8.5 is much better ? Thanks Leo

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Postby murdoc » Wed Jun 26, 2002 2:55 pm

well .. you can say that the low end of the 2001 airblast (8.4) IS disappointing.

any 2002 (high performance) kite with 11-12m flat i know has a better low end :wink:

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Postby Alf » Wed Jun 26, 2002 3:00 pm

Much, much better.

Same situation as you were in, last weekend my power-adjuster broke, so I had to switch from my 12.5 Skoop to 8.5 in winds where I wouldn't dream of getting the 8.4.

Now it was get up to speed, point upwind, go like hell :smile:

It really differs a lot. But the 8.4 could be improved quite a bit, word is that the 2002 has also much better low-end.

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Postby murdoc » Wed Jun 26, 2002 3:17 pm

it has ...

the 'old' 8.4 made sense if used with the incredibly long holdable 11.8.
but not as a regular 11.5 flat kite...

the new one's working good, regarding this.


anyone tried the new 6.3?
had a few hours with it last weekend in 6-8bft
gusty wind - and the kite flapped like mad - i was afraid it'll blow itself to pieces ...


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