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by POACHER
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Duotone Rebel 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1461

Re: Duotone Rebel 2019

What did the 5th line do that made Rebels so good? I've never tried either variation of them, but I keep hearing guys lament the loss of the 5th line.... I always thought it was just a safety measure for added depower? Did it make the kite jump better somehow? Anyway.....no real interest in either o...
by POACHER
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: black kites
Replies: 18
Views: 1372

Re: black kites

No clue on that one. As the owner of both all white and all black kites. The blacks ones deal with goose shit, mud and mildew a hell of a lot better. They look great for waaayyyyyyy longer. This. I owned a quiver of white kites and my buddy had a Flysurfer Speed 2 21m in all white. My quiver of mos...
by POACHER
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Which is your preferred trim system?
Replies: 33
Views: 2705

Re: Which is your preferred trim system?

On year two with the Click bar and zero issues other than some line stretch. (normal) The range of bar throw is great, the auto swivel always works, the Iron Heart is reliable and just the bars grip/layout is excellent. Yeah it's a punch in the dick price wise, but it works with every equal line len...
by POACHER
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Officially announced: North becomes Duotone
Replies: 196
Views: 86265

Re: Officially announced: North becomes Duotone

I hope they can put out the super rad graphics North used to do.....
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by POACHER
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North V-Adjuster
Replies: 13
Views: 1300

Re: North V-Adjuster

If the Rebel is like the 2018 Evo, it's intended to be flown on the lowest setting (red) for the Y split.
(not open or low V) You can certainly try it open V, but North/Duo states the kites are designed around the high Y.

The two higher settings are for the added 5th line, if you use it.
by POACHER
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Grand Cayman - Barker's - Surf/Reef
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: Grand Cayman - Barker's - Surf/Reef

On the East End you can launch out of Collier's. It's a nice sand beach, has sun shade and is an easy launch. From there if you ride north you can get through the reef in front of The Reef resort. They have some large posts in the water to designate the channel. Outside there can be some decent swel...
by POACHER
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Launching a kite when no one is around
Replies: 21
Views: 2094

Re: Launching a kite when no one is around

Tethered launch for me. You can make sure the lines and bridle are not tangled or crossed, no debris in them and that the kite is stable on the water before running back to the bar to hook in (leash safety first). Yeah me too. Those nice wide open sandy beaches in the Caribbean are a little easier ...
by POACHER
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Which is the best board you ever own !?
Replies: 26
Views: 2330

Re: Which is the best board you ever own !?

Did Crazy Fly discontinue the Elite?

Don't see it on their website any longer.
by POACHER
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hatteras to get another new bridge ... this one sucks.
Replies: 72
Views: 7232

Re: Hatteras to get another new bridge ... this one sucks.

Poacher....we are there Oct 13th - 27th and I agree that it should still be good to go, but you never know. Look us up if you are coming either of those weeks. You know where we are. Bob www.kiteridersllc.com Yeah Bob thanks for the invite! We were looking at ticket prices last night. They are pret...

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