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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby dimip » Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:00 am

+1 8)

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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby FabsPH » Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:37 am

boardshorts in my size,.... din't fit because I got fat due to lack of wind....
... now fit ,... wind is back :thumb:

...and gas so I can go n shore
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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby soul19 » Fri Dec 27, 2013 1:47 pm

For me the best purchase that I have made was the Epic screamer 10m Ltd! It is a fun kite that I can use as a one kite quiver for when I am traveling and want to keep packing to a minimum. The Judge 8m is another kite that I have been using and absolutely love it as well.

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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby Peert » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:13 pm

1: OR Cyphers 9 and 7, these kites rock!
2: Crazyfly Bulldozer 2013, just bought it online in christmas sale of CF.. just 280 euro... couldn't leave it in the shop for that money.. Can't wait to receive it and go out and play...
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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby iblocalsurfer » Fri Dec 27, 2013 4:01 pm

Barely used 5'4" Firewire Sweet Potato for $275.00 on craigslist. :D

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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby irwe » Fri Dec 27, 2013 4:14 pm

ION wet socks $35.00 with a full season of kiteboarding, kayaking, wakesurf no signs of wear.
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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby jumarcil » Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:56 pm

Monk Forever !!! by far the best board I have ever owned

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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby peterheirman » Fri Dec 27, 2013 7:35 pm

Airush Lithium 8 2011 4 struts model (new!) for USD$510,-
That's a bargain for a good low end with some grunt to pull me over the waves for a smooth kite to be used as light wind (15knots) wave kite.

I don't understand why one would need big sizes like 14m,15m, 17m as this kite gets me going in waves and strong current at 15knots

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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby eree » Fri Dec 27, 2013 9:02 pm

tripman wrote:
Laughingman wrote:
SalmonSlayer wrote:me too

Both my wife and I are also extremely happy with our Ride Engine harnesses.
...
All in all a good year for purchases but the ENGINE harness far exceeded my expectations and was the most surprising improvement to my gear.
Happy holidays
Pete

Same for me, absolutely loving my Engine harness. The other gear elements are just renewal due to wear and tear but no big change. That harness is the real deal. Been on for the last 4 months.

you guys just kidding right?
i have never seen so ugly made harness in my life, and, believe me, i have seen Patlove and Underwave ones...
whatever you are talking about how it is comfortable it is just plane crude and fugly. and then i have to find the decent spreader bar for it?
and for the final blow 300 bucks for this hideousness? the Engine should tone it up with the complimentary fedora hat to complete your hipsters look if you are so trendy...

i stick with traditional harnesses, made with love by small chinese hands in SE Asia sweatshops.

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Re: best purchase for 2013?

Postby SalmonSlayer » Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:15 pm

eree wrote:you guys just kidding right?
i have never seen so ugly made harness in my life, and, believe me, i have seen Patlove and Underwave ones...
whatever you are talking about how it is comfortable it is just plane crude and fugly. and then i have to find the decent spreader bar for it?
and for the final blow 300 bucks for this hideousness? the Engine should tone it up with the complimentary fedora hat to complete your hipsters look if you are so trendy...

i stick with traditional harnesses, made with love by small chinese hands in SE Asia sweatshops.


I am sorry, I did not know this was actually about the "Cutest purchase for 2013". Personally, I think the customized graphics are really cool.

Please post again when you have an opinion based on your personal experience. All else held equal, I would choose the better looking piece of equipment, but with the Engine Harness nothing else is equal.


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