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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby matth » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:07 pm

Does anyone else find that picture a little disturbing?

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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby whabbits » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:16 pm

I didn't sleep well last night after seeing it.

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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby ronnie » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:40 pm

matth wrote:Does anyone else find that picture a little disturbing?


Its not what you'd want to see when you woke from the anaesthetic after having a liver and kidney removed.

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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby Laughingman » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:56 pm

ronnie wrote:
matth wrote:Does anyone else find that picture a little disturbing?


Its not what you'd want to see when you woke from the anaesthetic after having a liver and kidney removed.


If I had my liver removed I'd just be happy I woke up!

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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby ronnie » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:05 pm

Laughingman wrote:
ronnie wrote:
matth wrote:Does anyone else find that picture a little disturbing?


Its not what you'd want to see when you woke from the anaesthetic after having a liver and kidney removed.


If I had my liver removed I'd just be happy I woke up!


Transplant? :thumb:

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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby KYLakeKiter » Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:23 am

matth wrote:Does anyone else find that picture a little disturbing?


Lets just hope that what happens in China STAYS in China. :o I was blind for hours after seeing that. :lol: Unfortunately some things cannot be unseen.

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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby lobodomar » Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:02 pm

Oceanadventures,
do you sell all of the brands being tested?
Or just some of them?

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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby OceanAdventures » Wed Jan 22, 2014 10:09 pm

lobodomar wrote:Oceanadventures,
do you sell all of the brands being tested?
Or just some of them?



Yes we sell all the brands we are testing.

We just finished editing the video today, finishing up the write up to go with it. Hopefully we will have everything up tomorrow.

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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby andrewb44 » Thu Jan 23, 2014 1:07 pm

What about the Ozone Edge 19? vs the others?

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Re: Light wind kite testing!

Postby OceanAdventures » Thu Jan 23, 2014 4:58 pm

andrewb44 wrote:What about the Ozone Edge 19? vs the others?


Huge high aspect kites are just not what we want to fly, when you can get about the same amount of power and faster performance from other kites. If you want to get on a raceboard and ride in next to nothing then those are fine, but riding twintips we have found over the years the lower aspect kites perform better. Before the Turbines the Crossbows were our lightwind kites, and when the turbines showed up it was a different world here.

Plus guys, I would love to test every kite out there, but it gets expensive, even we don't get these kites for free. If people want to send me their kites I would gladly test them for them... :D

Uploading it to Youtube now, hopefully it will be ready up soon.


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