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RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby kjorn » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:59 pm

http://robertoriccidesigns.com/year-22/ ... sion-mk10/

Looks like it's much lower aspect than the old pro. 4 /5 line:
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Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby iriejohn » Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:50 pm

Another company effectively ditching 5 line kites like North have ...

Pulleys next? ;-)

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Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby Da Yoda » Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:26 am

kjorn wrote: http://robertoriccidesigns.com/year-22/ ... sion-mk10/

Looks like it's much lower aspect than the old pro. 4 /5 line:
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Reminds me of the 2015 Fuel w/ the Nitrous Bridle option.
iriejohn wrote: Another company effectively ditching 5 line kites like North have ...

Pulleys next? ;-)
Huh? RRD is not ditching their 5-line kite as indicated above. They're just adding a 4-line option. In reality, RRD is ditching a dedicated 4-line kite. North only ditched their dedicated 5-line freeride kite, but they never ditched the 5-line option for all of their LEI kites. The Vegas is still a 5-line only.

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Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby iriejohn » Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:59 am

It's market driven transition.

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Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby or6 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:34 am

Everything is market driven. What are you trying to say?

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Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby iriejohn » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:59 am

or6 wrote:
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:34 am
Everything is market driven. What are you trying to say?
It's a continuation of the market driven transition to 4 line bridled kites.

(And no, not "everything" is market driven.)

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Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby or6 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:11 am

I'll grant you that not everything is market driven... though that is partly a matter of definition. But still, what are you trying to say. Is it a bad move, a good move? And why? You seem to know your kites.

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Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby iriejohn » Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:29 pm

Good or bad depends on ones viewpoint.

Why? As said above, it is a continuation of the market driven transition to 4 line bridled kites.

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Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby Matteo V » Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:07 am

?


slippery little eel, idn't he?

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Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Postby or6 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:26 am

Lol. Yesz


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