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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby pixelpedro » Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:04 pm

Rest my case ... anyways thanks for the good and BAD feedback on the kites, I'm sure it'll be OK, I wish the E had just a little more bar pressure, then it'd be a no brainer. But I like feeling the Kite.

I'll keep you all posted with some GoPro footage and pics.

Thanks Hansen for the great "IN YA'FACE" attachement of the LOW Profile of the Method gfx, jeez. Love it when people are so opinionated without the facts.

Quick question, not to change the thread or anything but just curious. Why do ya'll hate switch so much? or maybe not hate cause that is a strong word, but dislike Switch, seems like a brand that just wants to change the way things are done, imagine how many people can actually afford to buy decent gear and get into the sport. Seems like an honorable concept.

Tnx.

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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby L0KI » Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:16 am

Bill,
Your pics are of the Element and Nitro.
Add Method pics to match your drawing buddy!! :)

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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby pixelpedro » Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:23 am

Oldnbroken wrote:Bill,
Your pics are of the Element and Nitro.
Add Method pics to match your drawing buddy!! :)

I saw that too, here you go Bill

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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby Hansen Design » Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:29 am

Buddy??? You want to see the Combat too? :thumb:
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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby L0KI » Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:50 am

Yeah. . . Buddy.
....with a smiley face to go with it.
Thought you would want to post a pic of the kite model that matches your graphic illustration.
Makes the illustration more effective.....I think. Buddy. :yes:

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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby jkrug » Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:54 am

pixelpedro wrote:Quick question, not to change the thread or anything but just curious. Why do ya'll hate switch so much? or maybe not hate cause that is a strong word, but dislike Switch, seems like a brand that just wants to change the way things are done, imagine how many people can actually afford to buy decent gear and get into the sport. Seems like an honorable concept.




why is giving an honest opinion considered 'hating' or 'dislike' of a company? i don't hate Switch. I do hate the 12 Method. I do like the 10M Nitro. Their prices are very good and that's why i gave them a shot. I would consider another Nitro (though i hate one pump systems). If you only want to hear good things...then i'd suggest sticking with magazines for reviews and stay away from the forums.

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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby pixelpedro » Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:33 pm

jkrug wrote:why is giving an honest opinion considered 'hating' or 'dislike' of a company? i don't hate Switch. I do hate the 12 Method.


My apologies jkrug in advance if you felt I was personally directing my question towards any comments you may have posted, my question or comment wasn't specific to this thread, I just see a lot of trash talk around the forum about switch kites.

One reason I love forums overall, is cause get a decent conversation going, and gets information out there that would normally be too hard to get and nested together.

So let keep it honest.

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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby jkrug » Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:53 pm

no need to apologize; i didn't think you were directing it at me specifically. you're certainly correct in that there is alot of hate spewed about on the forum. i don't think of Switch as much as i think of Epic and even Cabrinha sometimes as being in the crosshairs. i have no idea why, but i try to just ignore those battles.

hope you enjoy your new kites!

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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby Hansen Design » Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:35 pm

OnB:
Where I come from 'buddy' and 'pal' have a negative connotation. My friend in Newfoundland always tells jokes about 'buddy did this' or 'buddy did that.' To be honest, I thought it a bit condescending smiley face or not but so be it. :thumb:

Regarding the post, it was said all four Switch models have low wing profiles. This false statement has been made repeatedly here and elsewhere as a reason for negativity. Fact is none of them have a low wing profile. Perhaps the constant curve design with no corners in the tubes makes them appear different but they simply do not have low wing profiles. IMHO, when someone comes on here and asks for information about a kite, they deserve an honest answer and when I see BS regarding my designs, I will come on here and point it out.
Cheers!

Oldnbroken wrote:Yeah. . . Buddy.
....with a smiley face to go with it.
Thought you would want to post a pic of the kite model that matches your graphic illustration.
Makes the illustration more effective.....I think. Buddy. :yes:

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Re: Switch Method vs Wainman

Postby 14ToeSide » Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:49 pm

:happybirthday: :happybirthday: :happybirthday: :happybirthday: BUDDY!!


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