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lightwind bidis - worth the cash?

Postby agio » Tue Jul 22, 2003 3:55 pm

are lightwind boards (bidis) worth their cash.

I am thinking of buying a Magic Carpet from Underground or a similar board.

If anybody has experience with light wind boards please tell me:

() how they work in light conditions
() how much they cost (list price)
() if they are wort the cash

Thanx

PS.: How much is the magic carpet, I couln´t find any list price in €

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Postby BLOWN AWAY » Tue Jul 22, 2003 11:43 pm

Hey lightwind boards are awesome.... I have a number of lightwind plyboards that work great, especially in inconsistant winds and when it's less than 10 knots.....

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Postby JayEl » Wed Jul 23, 2003 7:52 am

What are the dimensions of your lightwind bidis?
- length
- width
- scoopline
- shape
- ...

Thanks,
JL

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Postby BLOWN AWAY » Wed Jul 23, 2003 9:32 pm

Hangon I'll have to go and measure them....

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Re: lightwind bidis - worth the cash?

Postby Mr Jo Macdonald » Thu Jul 24, 2003 7:55 am

() how they work in light conditions
my custom 145 x 45 is brilliant for getting the best outtov the bottom end of the kite
() how much they cost (list price)
duno, paid 240 euro second hand for mine,
() if they are wort the cash
well worth it for all the good times I've gotton outtov it instead of sitting on the beach waiting for wind

Dunno about worth the cash but if you want to go kiting before you're pwoered up definately worth having

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Postby agio » Thu Jul 24, 2003 9:24 pm

OK, I will give em a try :thumb:

But if there is something else to know, please tell us.

lenght and width of board in comparison to body weight would be interesting

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Postby Hernan » Fri Jul 25, 2003 11:44 am

I have used a 150 x 43 with "medium sized" kites (16mts) with very good results. With my Rhino2 18 I use more my small board (140x37) than my big one (145x42). The big one gets me going earlier but has no range with this kite. So... depends on what kite you are using.


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