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X4 18 Rocks

Postby Kiteboarddog » Fri Jun 11, 2004 9:07 pm

Just got my X4 18
rode last night in around 12 gusting to 16 mph and felt a little underpowered.
I am used to more back line tension from my 17m 03 fuel.
I was riding my Hana Crew D2 130 x 49 2" fins
I am 200 lbs
Water very choppy thanks to the Waverunner dodging back and forth and the waves coming off the bay.
I went up wind easy.
When I sent it I was pleasently surprised.
Good Jumps with good hangtime.
My timing is still a little off and I think I will like this kite even more when I ride it in steady 16mph or more winds.
It deffenately has good low end but won't replace my V4 25 for ultimate low wind.
The top end is what I am excieted about.
It feels like it will have a lot of depower but I will let you know when I get the chance to ride it overpowerd.
This Is the first kite I have had that I don't need to feel a little overpowered to get big air.

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X4 18 - X3 18

Postby Merak » Sat Jun 12, 2004 5:52 pm

Did you ride the X3 18m. Can you compare both kites?


x4 is sweet

Postby Guest » Tue Jun 29, 2004 10:24 pm

joel finaly some one speaks my language i have the x4 20 and it is sooooooooo sweet i love the kite with a ttpro128 and i donno y u were under powered but the kite is SICK!!!!!!!!!


Postby Guest » Wed Jun 30, 2004 5:20 pm

well Big Air Joel got ;).... with his new X4....enough do let his board off trick work finally (kidding)

strange to see a small guy (he is small) which such a big kite....lucky he has pumped some weights in the past

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Postby Dutchie » Wed Jun 30, 2004 7:50 pm

damm forgot to log in...

Joel it was a fun to watch you .... only the next time look more like a female that would make it perfect.


Bottom end of the x4

Postby Wilbur » Sun Jul 04, 2004 4:22 am


Does any one have a comparison with the low end of these kites.

Do they start at the same time etc. ?



I am refering to the X4 and V4

Postby Wilbur » Sun Jul 04, 2004 4:23 am

Forgot to reference the kites.

I am refering to the X4 and V4.

Any one with comparisons out there, also any one used the Boxer 19m?

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