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Postby Daesoo » Sun Nov 11, 2007 7:47 pm

Anyone who can say anything about they flying qulity?

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Postby robertovillate » Mon Nov 12, 2007 12:03 am

one word

AWESOME!

I loved my RRD Hypertypes and I think the Era is an improvement in many ways...easy relaunch, very stable, great wave kite, super smooooooth

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Postby Brent4336 » Mon Nov 12, 2007 12:45 am

Very fast with a lot of power per per size. Light bar pressure with good feedback. No overflying, hindenburging of jellyfishing. The bar is set up with a nice short depower throw. Two kite quiver for most people.

The whole is definitely more than the sum of its qualities as this kite is excellent and really should be demo's if at all possible.

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Postby jatkinson » Mon Nov 12, 2007 4:23 am

I love mine. Was out on the 12 today for a couple of hours before the gusts got up to 40ish and it got a bit sketchy.

They have great low end, moderate top end, very good handling, and are FAST. Smooth power delivery and good jumping.

Overall I have found it to be a very well rounded good kite.

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Postby blair17 » Mon Nov 12, 2007 6:33 am

yeah good smooth kite which is very fast, i have the 10m and have ridden it thru its very bottom range to its top range (25-30), but im not at all satisfied with its jumping.

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Postby singlemalt » Mon Nov 12, 2007 6:45 am

the jumping is the best feature of that kite! do you have it tuned correctly?

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Postby Skyway Scott » Mon Nov 12, 2007 6:52 am

I love the 14m Era.

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Postby mv » Mon Nov 12, 2007 7:10 am

I had a go on an Era 10m. It was a nice kite but I did not particularly like the feel of the kite. The kite turns too fast IMHO. I think there is a limit for turning speed, which is different for each kiter. I felt that the 10m was just too fast and did not have very good power delivery while turning the kite. It jumped very nice with lots of float and good recovery. I did not get a chance to try the relaunch.

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Postby blair17 » Mon Nov 12, 2007 7:51 am

[/quote]the jumping is the best feature of that kite! do you have it tuned correctly?[quote]

theres only one tuning option on the kite, i had it in a solid 25 knots, and rode it back to back with a 9m waroo 07 and royals hangtime felt pathetic compared to the waroos

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Postby reinis » Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:07 am

i wouldn`t call it a hangtime kite either.. it has very nice boost, excellent for unhook (unlike many SLE), awsome kiteloops, really good for waves but hangtime... well, you can`t have it all

and who cares about hangtime anyway? except toby :thumb:


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