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by iriejohn
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Eleveight RS: My Review
Replies: 11
Views: 1071

Re: Eleveight RS: My Review

There are other kites which after a short period of adaptation I'm sure I would be perfectly happy with. This^ It also applies to bars/lines as well. But do you want to adapt or just have you gear work the way you want? As long as it is a minor adjustment, no problem. If it requires a major change ...
by iriejohn
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Short leashes
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Short leashes

GrodanBoll wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:05 am
I recently bought some new Best kites and they come with a super short leash. What´s the use with these leashes? Are you suppose to attach them at the front of your harness?
Yes.
by iriejohn
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Eleveight RS: My Review
Replies: 11
Views: 1071

Re: Eleveight RS: My Review

Is this just me or that review tastes like a marketing pitch? Fairly mediocre at that... Trust-me.jpg Have you been to a kite beach? All kiters are the biggest product pimps ever. Everyone will always say how their gear is the best ever. On top of that this is a kite forum, this is where we are all...
by iriejohn
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Board fix tip
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: Board fix tip

Better to use a modified silane polymer based adhesive.
by iriejohn
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: another back line trim bar
Replies: 13
Views: 1538

Re: another back line trim bar

However, to address your question, on a traditional front line trim bar when you've taken 6-9 inches of trim out, you've actually only shortened the front lines by 3-4.5 inches as the trim line is a 2:1 pulley. I use Slingshot Sentinel bars (which have a 2:1 pulley system) with the trim blocks (the...
by iriejohn
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Matteo V wrote:
Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:07 am
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slippery little eel, idn't he?
or6 wrote:
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:26 am
Lol. Yesz
My view is that RRD are following the same trend as North with the Rebel. From my perspective a sensible move, but perhaps not from yours.
by iriejohn
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Good or bad depends on ones viewpoint.

Why? As said above, it is a continuation of the market driven transition to 4 line bridled kites.
by iriejohn
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

or6 wrote:
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:34 am
Everything is market driven. What are you trying to say?
It's a continuation of the market driven transition to 4 line bridled kites.

(And no, not "everything" is market driven.)
by iriejohn
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

It's market driven transition.
by iriejohn
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: RRD ditches obsession / obsession pro - now just one kite

Another company effectively ditching 5 line kites like North have ...

Pulleys next? ;-)

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