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What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

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What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Design
12
20%
Price
18
30%
Brandname
2
3%
Technical specs
13
21%
Gear used by pro riders
0
No votes
Customer support/service
5
8%
Reviews from friends
11
18%
Reviews from magazines
0
No votes
Advertising / Campaigns
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 61

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What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby Highflynor » Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:57 am

What is important to you when buying new kitegear? What are the main arguments that you consider when you are buying your new gear?

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Re: What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby SalmonSlayer » Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:36 pm

Can you define the difference between tech specs and design? If there was a specific feature I liked such as a standard pump bladder over a one pump bladder, would that be a design or technical specification? I would call it a tech spec, I am not sure what a design would be unless it is graphics or shape such as delta, C, hybrid,....
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Re: What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby Toby » Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:32 pm

Performance would be most important for me!
No choice for that?

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Re: What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby Laughingman » Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:09 pm

This is flawed as there is more then one thing important when buying a kite. Even if the best price, if the design was no good what's the point? You need to change this so you can pick 3 or more options in order of importance.

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Re: What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby eree » Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:29 pm

this poll is way too general. gear is too wide general parameter, so are the variables in question.

so in my opinion this poll is as much worthless for the initiator as well as for the forum users...

so i pass

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Re: What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby Johhnn » Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:07 am

I also had trouble with "design." Do you mean the artwork on the kite?

And another category might be "performance." For example, I might want to get the kite with the best low wind performance. "Technically designed to have high performance in area x." With 'x' being relaunch, light wind, durability, etc.

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Re: What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby LetsFlyaKite » Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:32 pm

This poll is worthless. I am confused as to what design and technical specs are. If you are talking about artwork, then you should have just said artwork.

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Re: What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby ___stu___ » Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:13 pm

Suits my riding style.

You can't trust reviews they all claim every kite is perfect for everything and only list silly small down sides, I should know I've written them :lol:

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Re: What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby edt » Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:14 pm

#1 for me is artwork. also has to match my outfit and board. look good ride good! :-)

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Re: What is important to you when buying new kitegear?

Postby Toby » Wed Mar 16, 2016 5:02 am

Toby wrote:Performance would be most important for me!
No choice for that?


I agree...performance is key. Who cares about design??? ( well, I know women enjoy a nice design and colors, but most guys not).


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