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SonnyRider
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Joined: Mon Jun 16, 2008 5:57 pm
Kiting since: 2006
Local Beach: A muddy estuary 40 miles from home called Weston super mare.
Favorite Beaches: So many. In no particular order - Outer Hebrides, Wales, Cornwall, Mauritius, Cape Verde, Portugal, Brazil, Barbados
Style: Free to do what ever I want
Gear: Airush Wave, Union II & III, Varial X and sometimes my GF's Airush Diamonds

Shinn Bronq, Airush Converse 6' 2015. Firewire 5'3" Evo Helium, Circle one SB
Brand Affiliation: None. I use what I like
Location: Bath, UK

Re: Evo vs Vader?

Postby SonnyRider » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:06 am

I have a 5'3" Helium Evo. It's my first FW board, so can't compare.

I love it, it's a really light board. I can't use it to keep a kite in place on the beach.

I've put a full deck pad on it, as I find wax is too hard on my feet in the chop.

I'm glad I got one, as it's an amazing board.

I've kept my Airush Converse 6'1 for stronger days.

I weigh 97kgs

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Jan:)
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Joined: Wed Nov 06, 2002 1:00 am
Kiting since: 0
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Location: Hamburg, Germany

Re: Evo vs Vader?

Postby Jan:) » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:02 pm

Seawolf wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:26 pm
Soo has anybody tried the Helium version?
Need to replace my old Vader soon
I got the Helium Vader in 5'1.
Its really insane.

Weight ist 2.58kg board only.
Holds up to my abuse fine so far.

Seawolf
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Posts: 25
Joined: Sat Oct 11, 2014 7:16 pm
Kiting since: 2006
Local Beach: Wolfbeach
Gear: Elements 5
Brand Affiliation: Switch

Re: Evo vs Vader?

Postby Seawolf » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:31 pm

Jan:) wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:02 pm
Seawolf wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:26 pm
Soo has anybody tried the Helium version?
Need to replace my old Vader soon
I got the Helium Vader in 5'1.
Its really insane.

Weight ist 2.58kg board only.
Holds up to my abuse fine so far.
Holy, sounds almost to light! Think my old Vader 5,1 ticked in at 3,1 kg. I need to get my hands on one 8)

Does anybody know of a european dealer which isn't crazy expensive?
I saw Realwatersports have them for 899 usd.

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Jan:)
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Re: Evo vs Vader?

Postby Jan:) » Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:03 pm

Yes, I was a bit worried at first.

But it seems to be the same strength as before.
Have about 35 days on it.
Looks about the same as FST before after that time.


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