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Which kite??

Postby rustywood » Tue Mar 11, 2008 9:00 pm

Hey i was hoping i could pick your brains??

First off, im 5ft 6 and 135lbs, just getting ok on the board. Im into wake/freeride, flat water.
Where i go in tends to be from between 10 - 27knots. Ive been riding a turbo diesel 10m which i sold, and still have a 12m switchblade06. I have a 123 imperial and a 148 litewave.

Im debating over whether to get a switchblade2 or a best waroo 07???

Also what 2 kite quiver wud you recommend?

Ive gota week to decide if i want to purchase a sb2 complete for £350

Any suggestions would be much appreciated!!

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Re: Which kite??

Postby Galeltic » Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:52 am

Stay with sb kite cuz u already know about sb kiting style !

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Re: Which kite??

Postby rustywood » Thu Mar 13, 2008 9:54 pm

I have only flown the sb twice as i got it just before the wind started picking up. Im thinking of selling it. Would you recommend a 1 or 2 kite quiver for me? and what sizes? im leaning more towards the waroo at the mo but unsure between the 9 or the 11. Any of you guys the same size as me and what do you ride? Cheers guys!

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Re: Which kite??

Postby Galeltic » Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:18 pm

i have 3 kites of 2 xbow2 9/12 and sb1 7m
cuz depend on wind and locals than get frustrate !
i m 5 11 and 145-150 lbs when eat lots or less either , :lol:

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Re: Which kite??

Postby rustywood » Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:06 pm

If i was to buy an 11m waroo what bar wud u recommend? i have been offered a choice of the 2008 55cm, or 2007 45cm. What size would be best? Thanks

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Re: Which kite??

Postby Galeltic » Fri Mar 14, 2008 12:13 am

no idea so depend on your ability/skills
go store for test demo
i m not professional , sorry :allbegood:

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Re: Which kite??

Postby schmoe » Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:00 am

SB1 and 2 different animals. I don't know what it means SB kiting style.

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Re: Which kite??

Postby Galeltic » Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:09 am

schmoe wrote:SB1 and 2 different animals. I don't know what it means SB kiting style.


SB= switchblade kite under cabrinha
it seem that u are beginner? :jump:

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Re: Which kite??

Postby schmoe » Sat Mar 15, 2008 3:20 am

Have you ever flown the switchblade 1 and 2?

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Re: Which kite??

Postby Windrider » Sat Mar 15, 2008 4:14 am

rustywood wrote:Hey i was hoping i could pick your brains??

First off, im 5ft 6 and 135lbs, just getting ok on the board. Im into wake/freeride, flat water.
Where i go in tends to be from between 10 - 27knots. Ive been riding a turbo diesel 10m which i sold, and still have a 12m switchblade06. I have a 123 imperial and a 148 litewave.

Im debating over whether to get a switchblade2 or a best waroo 07???

Also what 2 kite quiver wud you recommend?

Ive gota week to decide if i want to purchase a sb2 complete for £350

Any suggestions would be much appreciated!!

I don't know the Switchblades, but I do know the Waroos are excellent kites. I'd vote for you to get a Waroo 11m and 7m combo with 45 cm bar. (Just guessing that you would be one size smaller than me due to weight.)

I'm 170 lbs, and I would get a 13m / 9m combo with 55 cm bar for that range to ride with my 6'1" directional or 138 Liquid Force Drop Ltd. TT.


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