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Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby Langosta » Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:20 pm

anyone can compare both kites?

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Re: Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby AdrenalinDriven » Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:18 am

For loops or free/wakestyle?

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Re: Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby elliott george » Mon Mar 03, 2014 4:58 pm

Has anyone reviewed the extract yet

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Re: Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby Northern Monkey » Mon Mar 03, 2014 5:10 pm

How About Throwing in the Mania C to the equation. The fuel possibly one of the best ever C kites ever developed and two newcomers to the market.
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Re: Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby elliott george » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:01 pm

Is it me or does the extract look like a reincarnated fuel?

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Re: Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby Kiteus Polaris » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:26 pm

elliott george wrote:Is it me or does the extract look like a reincarnated fuel?


What could be expected when at least one (could be more than one, there are so many new riders :lol: ) of their new team riders looks like a "reincarnated" Ruben Lenten.

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Re: Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby nikalaitzian » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:27 pm

elliott george wrote:Is it me or does the extract look like a reincarnated fuel?


no it is NOT you :wink:
helloooooo .... what did you expected ?

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Re: Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby jedi1 » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:28 pm

elliott george wrote:Is it me or does the extract look like a reincarnated fuel?


It has a similar shape, but its leading edge is twice as small. It also has attachment points moved a bit more forward. The Wainmann looks like a Fuel as well. Seems like there are limited options to make a 4 line C kite with rear line relaunch.

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Re: Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby elliott george » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:56 pm

@Kiteus polius

Good point, nice to see people push something different

@Nikalaitzian

Haha I expected them do come up with a new kite

I have a feeling that this extract is just an excuse to put a famous riders name on a kite and sell kit. Bit of a slap in the face to make a megaloop kite in a 11 and 13 size

@jedi 1

I guess the thin leading edge is due to the new quben fibre. Have you flown the extract? Any comments on it?

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Re: Extract 2014 vs Fuel 2014

Postby AdrenalinDriven » Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:51 am

The Fuel is a much better kite. The Extract's thin leading edge means it backstalls when turned up quickly and feels very unstable. The Wainman jellyfishes like a mofo and is not even in the same league. Fuel hands down.. no affiliation.


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