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Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby pikovsg » Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:46 pm

If you tried both kites, please tell us which you prefer and why. Go!

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Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby plasma180 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:03 pm

I prefer the new Rebel, all sizes are really amazing, the XR5 is also nice but i like the Rebel more.

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Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby pikovsg » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:21 pm

plasma180 wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:03 pm
I prefer the new Rebel, all sizes are really amazing, the XR5 is also nice but i like the Rebel more.

Can I ask why you like it more?

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Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby ChickenD!ken » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:57 pm

I use the XR5 and am very happy with it. It is a personal principle of mine that I stay away from producers who release annual versions of their products just because they can. Simply calling something “2018” does not make it innovative or particularly new. And while I haven’t tried the Rebel 2018, there’s no doubt the Rebel is a very good kite overall.

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Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby plasma180 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:02 pm

Heavy to describe, the Rebel2018 is a little bit funnier, it turns a little bit quicker and it is lighter to jump high.

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Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby pikovsg » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:18 pm

plasma180 wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:02 pm
Heavy to describe, the Rebel2018 is a little bit funnier, it turns a little bit quicker and it is lighter to jump high.
Heavy to describe? Funnier?

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Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby PullStrings » Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:54 pm

Just a typo...he meant to write "easy"....and meant "more fun "

Not a fan of Rebel "dumb valve "......XR5 is the fastest deflate when packing wingtips to center

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Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby Teabageppo » Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:59 am

fck yeh!!

fast deflate is where its at hey.

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Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby ChickenD!ken » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:21 am

Teabageppo wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:59 am
fck yeh!!

fast deflate is where its at hey.
Ha! I just finished reading through the “North Rebel 2018” thread. Let it out buddy..

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Re: Rebel 2018 vs. Core XR5

Postby plasma180 » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:35 am

Yes :-))
PullStrings wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:54 pm
Just a typo...he meant to write "easy"....and meant "more fun "

Not a fan of Rebel "dumb valve "......XR5 is the fastest deflate when packing wingtips to center


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