So, crap:wallyman wrote:After test flying the 17 I would definitely say it turns like a turtle, no comparison to the 12. Would be good for blasting and tricks which don't rely on to much kite movement.
Phillipp wrote:IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve now had a chance to fly the Contra 17 in varying wind conditions.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Turning Speed: Now weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re talking. This kite makes the Switchblade and Crossbow look like slow turtles. The new bridle attachment points have significantly improved the way this kite turns.
)*( wrote:Xes Laro, err Phillipp,
Which story would you now like to claim as your preferd pp ?
The Bad?Phillipp wrote:
IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve now had a chance to fly the Contra 17 in varying wind conditions.
Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ Bar Pressure: IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d say itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s pretty much equal to the Contra 12 and 14. Similar to the pressure of the 12m Switchblade. Definitely lower than the Switchblade 16 and Crossbow with mod 16.
Or The Ugly?Phillipp wrote: I haven't flown the CB1 16 with the mod. So I can't really compare the bar pressure. I would assume they are similar.
Which one would you like to choose?Phillipp wrote: The few days we were flying the Contra 17 there were quite a few other Cabrinha bow riders including those currently riding CB1 16m with a mod. According to their direct comparison the Contra 17 has a lower bar pressure. My wrong doing was that I didn't quote them or added some footnotes making a reference to their comments.
Thanks, you should talk to your buddy kitepower about your expertise in forum etiquette, couldn't hurt, LOL
Thanks for your future considerationkitebrandpimpingforum
Just think it over, is all I ask.Rockstar wrote:
Sorry,did not check it properly !
Got a bit mixed up.
Well Wally,what big kite does compare to a12 when it comes to turning?How bout none.The Contra 17 is one of if not the fastest turning large kites on the market.wallyman wrote:After test flying the 17 I would definately say it turns like a turtle, no comparison to the 12. Would be good for blasting and tricks which don't rely on to much kite movement.
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