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lift 18 or flow 16?

Postby astx » Tue Aug 30, 2005 4:29 pm

lift 18 or flow 16? becouse showen wind range is the same??

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Postby Balloonboy » Tue Aug 30, 2005 5:02 pm

Ignoring a lot of variables (your weight, application, conditions etc.):

I own a 18m Lift and used to have 14m Flow.

There should be overlap in the kites you cited, but the 18m Lift should have better light wind application- its a faster kite and flies farther forward in the window making for better upwind ability. They are both good IMO, but I prefer the Lifts (and 15 m Reactor which replaced the 14m Flow) to the Flows for those reasons.

Additonally there may not be too much difference in top end.

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