Think you're confused, I'm not happy Wainman is having problems, quite the contrary.
I bought Blunt and Joke twintips, Big Mama, Boss, Smoke, and Gypsy kites, still own the Mama, a nice new 2013 Smoke and the Joke TT.
The information I got on the first batch of Maniac kites, came from a Wainman dealer who visits WH every year and sometimes several times per year, I would guess he has it straight, the Maniac kites that you refer to could be from a second or third run with changes, just surprised they put out a bad first batch after all this time in development.
What I would like to see, is companies staying loyal to the kiters that they started their companies with, instead of what happened with Shannon Best and Lou Wainman and others before.
I think Wainman leaving the company that bears his name, is a little different than some of the pros on the Slingshot team going to Best for more money, Tony Logosz is still at Slingshot.
What is happening at Wainman seems a shame, don't know the whole story, I'm sure few people do, but it does not look good, hopefully Lou Wainman and the majority members can work something out.
You misunderstand my intentions, but that's nothing new.
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on Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:20 pm, edited 3 times in total.