95% of the time I have my kite configured the same way: "fast" bridle settings and middle knot on the steering lines. The other 5% of the time I have the steering lines on the last knot/longest knot (when I am flying the kite at it's upper range and I could easily go to an 11m but don't have that luxury for some reason)GregWoj wrote:@Roberto: How do you configure your 15m XRLW for the absolute bottom range?
I'd say that's about right...and can depend on several other things (type of wind, wind orientation, waves vs flat, the usual factors to consider)GregWoj wrote: (Robert also) What is your true "Sweet Spot" with your Core LWs? If my brain is reading this right... seems like you guys are happy at 12-14kts with the Core XRLWs.
Roberto maybe 13-14 with the 15m and Tom maybe 11-12 with the 17M
Well, don't always believe that only a big board like that will work in light wind. I have 2 custom carbon/kevlar 120 cm boards that do very well in light wind. One is a "lunch tray" style board, fairly boxy with very flat rocker - not the best in chop but can do almost as well as a large "door". The other one is more tapered tips, very flexible, 2-stage rocker - a great high wind board but does remarkably well in light wind too.GregWoj wrote: Ha, I reached out to Core and they told me their low range 7 kts tests were with pro riders, 161cm Carbon LW board, 31m lines. I know enough to add 2 kts onto whatever kite manufacturer states as their "low end".
nailed it TomTomW wrote: Like i said above at 8 -10 and 50% at 8 knots im going skateboarding, MTB with my boy, SUP with my boy downwind, or any of the dozens of things we should be doing instead of playing around.
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