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Q: what's the range for R05 9m2 and the sweet spot area?

Postby cabron » Sat Jan 08, 2005 9:45 pm

Hi

looking for a Rhino05 9m2 or 10meter, I weigh 75kg:

I'm searching a high wind kite, which handles gusts and is 'easy' to ride, but still boosts nicely and is also suitable for waves as well. What's the wind range of Rhino 05 9m2 and 10meter? From reading the Kiteforum I got the opinion that the 9meter would be nicer ie. smoother than the 10meter?

Any opinions/feedback appreciated!

Thanks

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Postby cabron » Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:00 pm

anyone?

comments on new Vegas 05 8m and 10meter would be appreciated as well :thumb:

thx

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Postby Stefan » Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:41 pm

Cabron, at your weight- range would be approx 16-28 kts on the 9 with the sweet spot around 22-25, maybe more. The 8 Vegas has more pull than last years and is much steadier than 04-it is also super fast.. At your weight I would lean toward 7,10 Vegas combo vs 9 R5 because I think Vegas 7 will give you more high wind potential (friendlier) and the 10 is a stellar kite with a big range. The 9 R5 is a super fun kite but has more direct power in heavy air and your weight is the key here. If you had to go for 1 kite I would say 8 Vegas(mainlyfor waves), R5 9 is too stiff at your weight. Just my opinion. :D


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