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Cabrinha Omega Owners

Postby eightsmileys » Fri Jan 25, 2008 5:08 pm

I own a 12 & 9 Omegas and i am considering of buying a 7 but also i am a bit curious about the 5?
Will the 5 be a huge gap?
What's the low end and high end of the 7 and 5?
I am 85-90 kg and i use the new custom 133 X 39 and i am between beginner and average kiter!
I hoped i had enough money to buy both!
Wll the bar from my 9 be to big for the 5 since it's suitable for the 7?
Would like a review-feedback on 5 or 7!

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Re: Cabrinha Omega Owners

Postby bigwave » Fri Jan 25, 2008 5:19 pm

Hi, What type of wind are you planing to use this 5m in? At your weight, I can't imagine using a 5m kite.It would need to be very windy to the the point of dangerous,maybe? I've used 9,12,15m Omegas and they work great in both 2:1 and 1:1. A 7m would be the smallest kite I would consider(95 kgs) and that would be used mostly for wave sailing. The gap from a 9m to 5m is very large. I'd stick with a 7m .I think you would get more use out of it. But, you know your own conditions and abilities the best.Good luck!
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Re: Cabrinha Omega Owners

Postby eightsmileys » Fri Jan 25, 2008 5:41 pm

Hey thanks!
The day before yesterday there was wind reaching 8-9 beaufort!
2-3 guys where out with 5 and i was pissed!
But this is the first time i witnessed so much wind!
Probably i will stick with a 7m and amaybe in the futute if i get into waveriding i will be getting a 5 one if i can find one of course!
Have a nice day!
Man i need a 7 and i cannot find one here in Athens and it's been 2 days it's freakin windy!
I'll get one soon :)

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Re: Cabrinha Omega Owners

Postby nenette graf » Sat Jan 26, 2008 4:18 am

i think you should consider buying Convert 5m this year...Cabrinha change the Omega to Convert this year ... And they are gorgeous and perfect not just for beginner but also for leanign tricks already....just have a look at it in the website of cabrinha

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Re: Cabrinha Omega Owners

Postby toyletbowl » Sat Jan 26, 2008 6:55 am

sportsman,

in general, it's easier to skip a kite in the larger sizes, and harder to do so on smaller kites. 9m to 5m is too big with most any kite.

with the opega 7m, if it's blowing 5m winds, take off 7m's of the lines and you're be riding 15m lines and it will feel closer to a 5m. simple solution to gaining more range.

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Re: Cabrinha Omega Owners

Postby nenette graf » Sat Jan 26, 2008 3:37 pm

Sorry , i mean 7m Convert...


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