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Postby DrLightWind » Tue May 24, 2005 5:16 pm

Dax wrote:I think the Rapture sounds like a great kite, everyone who has tried,
But I want a light fast kite that lets me ride a powered 13m in 16m conditions, for that it sounds like the Hellfish is going to be the ticket.

Agreed, Im in the same shoes.

I described the safety feature earlier like when the kite is in static flying also has better penatration to the wind,
that means less drag with lesser pull additionally without using a bigger kite with inertia and extra weight.
Of course this is a faster high performance kite with easy boostings in a wider sweet spot so it's like a race car,
things are happening faster so you have to be more carefull IMO.
There are too many advantages while riding to concern about that.
So in this case I think it's better to keep the kite low when near the shore!


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Postby sq225917 » Tue May 24, 2005 6:32 pm

i've not tried the WW, they look solid enough and guys rave about them, so maybe there is now a choice for all people.

something safe with built in relaunch.

and something ballsout for those who want that.

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Postby Wawando » Tue May 24, 2005 10:39 pm

One of the Best reseller here in Portugal has it on order. When it arrives i will also test it but it seems it will take a while.

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