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Contra 3 17m vs Slingshot Turbo 3 17m

Postby kiteguy23 » Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:49 pm

Anyone know what one has a higer AR is better for:

low wind?
turning?
jumping?
upwind?
qaulity?
safety?


What are the contra so cheap now???
I would appreciate it!

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Re: Contra 3 17m vs Slingshot Turbo 3 17m

Postby RM3001 » Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:09 am

I'm looking at the Contra 3 and wondering the same thing - why are they so cheap? I understand cutting prices to move product but the drastic price reduction has me a little curious. Anyone got the skinny on this?

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Re: Contra 3 17m vs Slingshot Turbo 3 17m

Postby toyletbowl » Wed Jun 11, 2008 2:55 am

yea...contra 3's are on closeout due to CB IDS replacing them.

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Re: Contra 3 17m vs Slingshot Turbo 3 17m

Postby Clew In » Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:11 am

Hey,

Cabrinha has taken the Contra kites off their website. Are they going to add a new Contra 4 or are they gone or am I missing them?

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Re: Contra 3 17m vs Slingshot Turbo 3 17m

Postby BizGuru » Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:57 am

I just got a contra 3 17m and the kite is sick, I weigh 280 and it gets me up and riding in 13mph with a large twin tip. I would recomend this kite. Pulls like a truck and turns much fast than onther large kites I have flown.

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Re: Contra 3 17m vs Slingshot Turbo 3 17m

Postby Kosh » Wed Jun 11, 2008 7:07 am

Yup, the Contra is replaced by 13m2 and 16m2 Crossbow 09....The Contra is a sick kite. I am able to kite with my Contra 14m2 from 10 knots. On sunday I used it in winds averaging 22 knots, with periods around 24-28 knots. Oh,and I am only 67kg.....Crazy kite for jumping! You will most likely not regret buying it, and there are some nice deals on it now.

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Re: Contra 3 17m vs Slingshot Turbo 3 17m

Postby kiteguy23 » Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:00 am

awesome I picked one up for 1000.00!


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