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Postby Guest » Tue Feb 25, 2003 5:12 am

How can a kite have more lift than pull? Arent they one in the same at different spots in the wind window? Or when you say more pull are you refering to a kite that doesnt pull much in the actual wind speed when its parked overhead but starts to develop power when the apparent wind picks up once you get up to speed?

Equipment?
Ozone razors 4.5, 6.8. Flysurfer psycho 9.5 , speed air 12.5
DIRT SURFER

Mark

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Postby Finktankfunk » Wed Feb 26, 2003 2:13 am

Lift is a function of the leading edge under movment developing power.
While pull is a function of surface area.
2 kites of equal surface area but ones span is greater will develop more power.

Guest

Postby Guest » Wed Feb 26, 2003 3:24 am

"2 kites of equal surface area but ones span is greater"

Higher aspect ratio?

"will develop more power."

Lifting or pulling power?
MARK

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Postby Finktankfunk » Wed Feb 26, 2003 5:41 am

Energy is energy but yes lift power

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Postby chola » Thu Feb 27, 2003 3:02 am

KiteSurfer XXXL 7.8 3-line rig for most days
Flexifoil Blade 4.9 3-line rig for 15 mph and up
Airush 3.3 for 20+
Earthboard Rage w/ straps
Flexifoil Buggy

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Postby Fatolebastard » Sat May 24, 2003 2:40 pm

Just brought the dogs bollox of a tool called a windscooter and am completely blown away. tried mountain boards but got sick of getting spat off into the dirt all the time, I am too old, big and useless every 4 wheeler I have tried was way too unstable

Check out the website,

http://www.windscooting.com/xscooting.html

doesn't do the board justice but believe me, I was up and going within 3 minutes, super stable, maoueverable, fast, only two wheels and only 6.2 kgs! Only drawback is that it is directional but toeside felt so groovy I don't give a shit.

The dude that makes them is right on the case and very receptive and at 370 Euros it is the best money I have ever spent on a bigboytoy, haven't laughed so much since the hogs ate my sister.

Also received a 6.2 meter Gin Yoz with UDS and Spider bar from Paraflysurf, very tasty but no chance to set it up properly as I have had to go away for work.

Intial feelings about the kite are really positive but personal tuning needs a bit of time and once I have got a handle on that it will be the perfect weapon for this board.

Can't say anymore, too stoked and pissed off that I can't ride and fly for the next month.

Equipment:
Flysurfer Warrior 9.3, 12.5 16.5 all with UDS (Awaiting delivery from paraflysurf next month I hope)
6.2 Gin Yoz
Winscooter (Aluminium)
Stonker TT

The fatone :D

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MY FIRST KITE!!!!

Postby Zeus5753 » Sat May 31, 2003 4:08 pm

:D
I Just baught my first kite. Hasn't arrived yet.
I got a JoJo RM 6.0
what do people think?

I'm a big guy and i'm in MA where we don't always have THAT much wind.
I hope to mainly freestyle and eventually kitesnowboard. Using handles of course :D :thumb:

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Postby action jackson » Tue Jun 10, 2003 5:53 am

libre full race,tbs mt board,outlaw sand skis,hyperlite offshore wakeboard(modified)
.5m,3m,10m npw5
3.4m,5.3m,15m npw9
13m peter lynn arc (2004 model) :thumb:
3.5m rs jojo, 5m rs jojo
2.8 hq traction quad

just sold a bunch of stuff..............aj

Guest

Postby Guest » Wed Jun 18, 2003 7:11 pm

Board.....Mongoose litecamb pro..

Kite`s..Naish Aero II 12m
Takoon Skoop 14.5m
Blade II 4.9 & VPS`d 9m
Blade III 6.6





:superfly:

Guest

Postby Guest » Wed Jun 25, 2003 5:20 am

Little Devil 2.1
Firebee 4.0

BHI Fibre Flex ATB
Lots of pads......


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