No need to keep flogging a dead horse !
Flogging dead horses can be recreational when the is no wind!!
Why did you bring Dacron into it ?
You got that from SQ ? A lot of dough for a Dacron kite ? When you can get a Hellfish for a couple hundred more ?
I did not read SQ's post about the Crossbow, so my apologies to SQ if I poched a simliar thought pattern about there being less Dacron in a Crossbow. As far as the Hellfish is concerned I did try one those too, and posted my take on that kite. A good fast kite with some construction problems. The white Cuben fiber is pretty ugly to me on the production models. A bit too high aspect for my taste, but overall it is a truely high performance design. I really like the light bar input needed to turn the kite. If the Hellfish had bomber construction, and the Cuben Fiber turned out to be way stronger then Dacron I probably would have purchased one, even though they cost "way too fucking much" also.
Sure it may be a bit pricey,but as I said ,no one is twisting your arm to buy one. This is cutting edge,for those that are not worried about what it may or may not be worth in a year or second hand.
You seem worried about someone expressing a simple point of view. Yes the Crossbow is pricey, and I never thought anyone was twisting my arm. I just expressed a point of view that seems to have threatend something in you. You have your opinion and I have mine. One is not right and the other one is not wrong; they are simply different for two different people. That is called peace brother.
Just wait,of course the price will be a lot less in a year,or so,or when the season is over. What ever.
In the meantime,you can pick up a good deal on a Best kite. (I'm betting that you already have them!)
Yeah well you see you and I aren't so different. If the Crossbow had been all that I was looking for in a kite I would have spent the dough even though it still costs way too much. I just have to have the lastest equipment that is going to improve my enjoyment in kiteboarding. It is a sickness; an addiction for sure.
Not really interested in the Best kites right now, and you would loose your bet on me owning one. The Hellfish has potential, but they need to get it right first.
You didn't hurt my feelings at all. However ,judging by the length of your response,and the general tone,I seem to have hit a nerve with you. You are obviously a tightass!!
Good luck to you,you wont end up poor like me!
No I have no beef with you Rockstar. I just found it amusing that you thought you could figure me out by reading a review of mine. As far as my "tight ass" in concerned; well I like it being tight, and the ladies seem to enjoy it too.
I actually thought your review was quite interesting.
Especially the part about the "vague" feeling. You may have a point. Of course the Crossbow may not suit everybody.
I will double check. I like to know where the kite is as well.
Well thanks for your vote of interest in my review. I have no affiliation with any kite company or products. I just like what I like, and purchase equipment accordingly. I'm sure that some people will just love the Crossbow and be very happy with it. For me it is not the perfect kite.