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Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse?

Postby Puetz » Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:00 am

G'day all,

did I see right, a 16m and 18m Fuse 2013. See page 2 on :http://www.iksurfmag.com/issue37/

What do you think Toby, possible compitition for the good old 2011 Dyno 18m???

Intersting indeed!

Robbie :o

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Re: Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse????

Postby Toby » Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:03 am

guess why they made it? :naughty:

Have an 18 for testing waiting in Germany...I hope mid of March I will know how it performs...hoping for a better version of Dyno 2011...not performance-wise, but some other, small things.

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Re: Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse????

Postby Puetz » Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:29 am

... my guess is they are looking at dominating airstyle :naughty: !!

Its hard to imagine they could get more power than the old 2011 18m but very interested indeed. I had high hopes for the 2012 17m but it failed (in my eyes) for me!

I look forward to your opinions.

cheers,

Robbie :D

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Re: Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse????

Postby Toby » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:16 am

more power is not needed. The Dyno 18 has all it needs.
But, it needs to get rid of the fluttering, and needs stronger material, specially at the back part.
Maybe some options for turning speed, for those who like it faster or slower.

The Dyno 17 is more like a real race kite...with the Dyno 2011 we just got lucky to be perfect for airstyle!

All they need to dominate the airstyle market is a bar with a microloop! Most important for airstyle!
Makes me land tricks no one will ever be possible without ML !

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Re: Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse????

Postby Puetz » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:57 am

... I agree, power was perfect on the 2011 but I personally wanted it to turn faster (or rather turn easier) and the 'brrrrrrrrr' noise is annoying indeed. When I got the 2012 it didn't even really turn quicker or easier as advertised but its freeriding abilities was very poor in my opinion!

Sounds like North have been listening to the public, I thought they dropped the ball when they dropped the 16m Rebel in 2011 but it looks like its sort of be back in Fuse form.

Hey Toby, did you ever try the Dyno LTD 17m, it looks suspiciously like the new Fuse hey?

cheers for now,

Robbie :D

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Re: Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse????

Postby Toby » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:39 pm

Never heard of the LTD!

I think the 17 turns faster for sure! Again, better for racing, that was the goal with the Dyno 2012.

Therefore important to have a bigger kite for freeride. Curious how it performs!

I know with the Rebel 16...I still fly the 16 2010 as my smallest kite ;-)

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Re: Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse????

Postby kitegrommet » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:48 pm

Nothing on the North website?

I've found nada on the Baja reviews, anybody have news?

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Re: Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse????

Postby Billy B. » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:37 pm

Toby wrote:guess why they made it? :naughty:

Have an 18 for testing waiting in Germany...I hope mid of March I will know how it performs...hoping for a better version of Dyno 2011...not performance-wise, but some other, small things.


Don't forget about us snowkite athletes that need a Burley big kite...It wasn't just you asking bro! I am stoked also! Thank you Ken!!!

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Re: Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse?

Postby Toby » Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:21 am

Just kidding!
The more ask and buy the better!

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Re: Do I see right, 16m/18m Fuse?

Postby Billy B. » Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:38 am

You deserve this Kite 100% Toby! North is so Fucking Awesome...Listen to the people and the make changes!!!!!! Sell more kites! I love the Fuse and can't wait for the new one! The Buzz is on!
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