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Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby stakas » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:04 am

Can ya'll advise me? I am looking to buy new kites. I am getting better with kiteloops. Which kite is best for this purpose?
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Re: Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby doublerumandcoke » Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:08 am

Err,The FUEL.
But if you are asking this question then you are not ready for it yet!

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Re: Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby frid » Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:10 am

Try the Torch from Naish... :D

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Re: Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby stakas » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:23 am

Sorry, I was not clear. I mean among bridled kites which one is the best for looping?

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Re: Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby swim82 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:30 am

ozone c4

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Re: Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby SupaEZ » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:37 am

stakas wrote:Sorry, I was not clear. I mean among bridled kites which one is the best for looping?


Some swear by their Flys. foils......nothing is more bridled :wink:

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Re: Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby knotwindy » Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:07 pm

the RPM is loopy

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Re: Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby p__han1 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:20 pm

Is there any reason why you want to stay with a bridled kite over a C-kite? I rode Rpms for a couple of years and transitioned to fuels after.

Nothing IMO, compares to flying a c-kite. They give you power on demand, like a car with a more responsive throttle.

It doesn't take long at all to become comfortable with them either. The only downside is that you may have to get one more to fill your quiver, if you don't ride many different styles.

Ie. I have a 7, 9 and 13. If my 13 is too much for wake style riding and the nine is not quite enough, I know I can have a great session with my 9 and strapless surfboard. Remarkably my fuels are awesome in surf and drift very well.

If its a megaloop day, the fuel is tha tits!

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Re: Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby TheJoe » Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:40 pm

p__han1 wrote:Is there any reason why you want to stay with a bridled kite over a C-kite? I rode Rpms for a couple of years and transitioned to fuels after.

Nothing IMO, compares to flying a c-kite. They give you power on demand, like a car with a more responsive throttle.

It doesn't take long at all to become comfortable with them either. The only downside is that you may have to get one more to fill your quiver, if you don't ride many different styles.

Ie. I have a 7, 9 and 13. If my 13 is too much for wake style riding and the nine is not quite enough, I know I can have a great session with my 9 and strapless surfboard. Remarkably my fuels are awesome in surf and drift very well.

If its a megaloop day, the fuel is tha tits!


I ride the same quiver lol.

To the OP question. You will not get a kite that loops like a C. A c will pull you all the way thru the loop where as a bridal kite gives a big yank then nothing. Don't be afraid of C's they have more range now and relaunch just fine. The stigma from the old days of when they were death traps still holds till this day even though they are safe.

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Re: Which is the best looping kite money can buy?

Postby SupaEZ » Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:57 pm

Take a look at GTS2...it has short bridles...it loops really really good..and that kite can also do it all !!

http://corekites.com/us/gts2

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