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Postby BLOWN AWAY » Tue Aug 27, 2002 12:57 pm

Wind Consistancy is a relative measurement, not an absolute one.

Think of it as a ratio of max to min wind.

20 - 30 knots is the same consistancy as 10 - 15... well within the range of a good inflatable kite...

A range of 5 - 10 knots is the same consistancy as 50 - 100 knots.

Just some good breakfast for your brain....

If a kite has a kitesurfing wind range of 3 - 15 knots it's one VERY VERY VERY good kite in derms of depower....

RUST IN PEACE :smile:

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Postby aklbob » Wed Aug 28, 2002 1:56 am

go the inconsistent 50-100 knots...!

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Postby aklbob » Wed Aug 28, 2002 1:57 am

gusty wind is like a lottery! it's fun when you win and don't have to hold an edge for that gust that boosts you in to the stratosphere!!


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