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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby davesails7 » Tue May 15, 2018 4:18 am

Kitemanmuc wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:14 pm
The Soul blows the Hyperlink out of the water. Its not even a fair comparison. Its above and beyond better. Im not a flysurfer dealer, rep, team rider or anything. I had a hyperlink, tried the soul and wow. Its in a different class. I wouldnt say Ozone has the freeride market corners. The SOUL is cheaper and without a doubt a far superior kite.
Sounds good. I wasn't saying anything about the Soul or Hyperlink (I've never tried either). Just that until the Soul came out, the hyperlink was the only option like it on the market (other than very small producers).

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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby Nem0 » Tue May 15, 2018 6:10 am

sonny2727 wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 2:05 am
andylc wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 1:53 pm
I use a 55cm Ozone bar which works fine. I can’t say I can tell an obvious difference between it and the FS (50cm) bar. Haven’t tried any sent loops yet but it loops really nicely for downloop transitions and the like.
I take that Soul can be flown on any 4 line bar so I can keep using my Ozone bar? I was going to buy Hyperlink but now if I can use the same bar Soul probably is the better option but then no second hand market yet $$$$ :(
Yes you can! ;-)

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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby andylc » Tue May 15, 2018 1:42 pm

Bear in mind Flysurfer recommend 21m lines. Likely your Ozone bar will have 25m lines on it. Thats why I use the race bar - you can get 21m lines with this but not with the standard Ozone bar.

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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby mgs » Tue May 15, 2018 7:01 pm

I have to say seeing this video and reading the reviews it’s certainly very impressive.
The comparisons/differences between the HL and Soul I suppose should be based on their respective designs and as stated in this thread “not even a fair comparison”.
Both designs goals presumably have been met so it’s up to the customer to make their informed choice.
Not flown a Soul “yet” but looking at the video I can see that’s it a great performer, the speed of the turns and water relaunch is very good/excellent.
It’s got me thinking .....
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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby TomW » Tue May 15, 2018 7:09 pm

Anyone try a smaller soul? Like the 6m?

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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby Nem0 » Tue May 15, 2018 8:32 pm


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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby Nem0 » Tue May 15, 2018 8:47 pm


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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby Adventure Logs » Tue May 15, 2018 11:49 pm

Once they hit stateside I'm picking up an 8m I'd love to get a 6m but unfortunately money doesn't grow on trees.

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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby Brian H » Wed May 16, 2018 12:25 am

I would like to see if the soul would self land at the edge of the window by tethering the chicken loop and see if it would sit still , my Flysurfer unity would do it in steady wind .

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Re: Flysurfer Soul

Postby windrider1 » Wed May 16, 2018 1:39 am

As a person who has flown all the flysurfer kites from speeds to sonics and a few ozone kites like hyperlink and r1 i can confidently say that ozone kites are not in the same league as flysurfer. flysurfer makes a more sporty dynamic and performance type kite where ozones are more of tamed version of the competition. both great companys and kites but flysurfers have the edge. I always say if u never flown a foil kite then go with a ozone if u have some experience and want a step up in performance go with the flysurfer.


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