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SB5 12M & 8 or 9?

Postby South3rnMan » Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:55 pm

What would be the best Switchblade 2010 quiver with a 12M. 8 or 9? I weigh 100kg surf & freestyle.

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Re: SB5 12M & 8 or 9?

Postby experienced1 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:30 pm

think you should be thinking about a 9 or 10, not 8 or 9. what wind speed are you currrenty using the 12 and what wind speeds do you want a smaller kite. also, will you be using the same board with both kites
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Re: SB5 12M & 8 or 9?

Postby South3rnMan » Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:23 pm

I have an underground 135 and surfboard 6-2 usually kite 17-30kts or so heading more to the surf side.

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Re: SB5 12M & 8 or 9?

Postby klimber » Tue Jul 20, 2010 5:00 am

I initially purchased a 12 & 8 but found the overlap in wind range not enough. Lucky enough to have a dealer let me trade in the 8 and get a 9. Now I'm much happier.

If money had not been as tight I would have rather gotten a 14 & 10 & 8.

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Re: SB5 12M & 8 or 9?

Postby South3rnMan » Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:51 am

Thanks I think its definitely a 9m thanks for info guys.


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