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Wainman Or Takoon

Postby Jordan Cabanas » Thu Feb 04, 2010 7:47 pm

I cant make up my mind to go for the 2010 Wainman or the NEW Furia LTD.
Any thoughts? ha anyone tried back to back?
Right now I have the Cults and I like them.

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Re: Wainman Or Takoon

Postby srq kiter » Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:24 pm

Jordon,

I just demo'd the Waiman kites and I am super impressed!! The simplicity and tuneability of the kites is very nice.. You can tweek the kite to your riding style.. The other thing I like is the very simple and small bridles, definitely won't be a problem in the surf!!

Let me know if you have any other questions!!









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Re: Wainman Or Takoon

Postby doggy » Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:09 pm

Definately go Wainman, far better kite allround and much better build

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Re: Wainman Or Takoon

Postby reinis » Wed Feb 24, 2010 8:14 am

i guess no one of you suggesters have ever stood close to a furia LTD or even a takoon, since they are not too common in USA. the build quality on takoon is one of the most fundamental in the industry since 2005. the pure will be more comparable to the rabbit from takoon line, byt the furia LTD is an exceptional 3rd generation wave/freestyle SLE that really has every detail worked out to the max on the kite, on the bar and on everything it does.

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Re: Wainman Or Takoon

Postby gibsonandpickett » Wed Feb 24, 2010 8:45 am

Agreed the Takoon is a top kite and would be as good as or better in build quality.

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Re: Wainman Or Takoon

Postby terrywrist » Wed Feb 24, 2010 10:18 am

no competition Wainman all day long.
just ask Bertrand! :thumb:

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Re: Wainman Or Takoon

Postby TheJoe » Wed Feb 24, 2010 10:51 am

It's true I have not flown a Takoon but the Wainman kites become yours from the tune ability. Bar pressure, turn speed, and even the chicken loop! You can not go wrong with the Rabbits.

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Postby recoprianto » Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:49 pm

If you are in the US, then the Takoon is not a good choice. There are no dealers, that I know of, and very few people fly them.

If in Europe, go with what you like and what your peers fly.

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