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Is the Slingshot Z kite any good?

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Is the Slingshot Z kite any good?

Postby rtz » Tue Apr 16, 2013 4:54 am

What are these kites like or what do they compare too? Jeff Howard has some good deals right now and I'm thinking about picking one up.

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Re: Is the Slingshot Z kite any good?

Postby zloilyoha » Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:29 am

my friend rode it
he was pretty stocked about Z
told me it is more freeridable kite then Rally (Rally is more a wave kite in his opinion) with a huge hangtime

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Re: Is the Slingshot Z kite any good?

Postby saildawg » Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:37 pm

Though I haven't flown the Z, I have flown and still have it's predecessor the "Key" in my quiver. The delta hybrid shape is very easy to water re-launch, very stable, very good up wind capable, pretty good hang time, but a bit slow turning. I mostly fly my Rallys now but still have and use the Keys. The internet pricing on the Z is very good, I'd say if you are looking for an entry level kite the Z is a good and economical choice.
It should be noted though, that there are as many opinions on kites as there are kites...lots!


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