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Postby Guest » Mon Oct 28, 2002 4:56 pm

WHICH KITE BRANDS FLY OFF THE FRONT LINES AND WHICH ONES OFF THE BACKLINES AND WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE

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Postby BLOWN AWAY » Mon Oct 28, 2002 8:02 pm

The X2 flies off the front lines.... the ARX flies off the back lines.....

That's what I've experienced....

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Postby murdoc » Mon Oct 28, 2002 8:07 pm

depends ...

frontline kites have a flat profile.
this results mostly in a bigger depower range,
more top end, less low end, less lift and less steering forces.

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Postby aklbob » Mon Oct 28, 2002 8:13 pm

I think you mean more lift for front line flyers..

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Postby BLOWN AWAY » Mon Oct 28, 2002 8:19 pm

Yeah the X2 has more lift than the ARX definately... but less pull..... If U no wattt eye meen....

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Postby BLOWN AWAY » Mon Oct 28, 2002 8:21 pm

Front line kites fly faster and usually turn faster too... they generate a sharp power spike when flying across the window as opposed to a more steady pull....

That sharp power spike yanks ya out of the water bigtime.....

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