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do you want the sizes big on a kite?

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do you want the sizes big on a kite?

yes
196
77%
no
14
5%
don't care
46
18%
 
Total votes: 256

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bronco12
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Postby bronco12 » Sat Oct 08, 2005 8:42 pm

mmmmm..... yes

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Postby surf-turkey » Fri Dec 09, 2005 5:10 am

If you can't tell what kite suits the conditions for yourself, then you should either have a wind meter or don't go out. I can hold a fair amount of kite in their high ranges that others with less experience can't. I have been the only one on the water at our spot, someone less experienced shows up see me on x size kite, they rig the same and get worked over and over and then just land their kite after 10mins and rig down a size. Just think people relying on others to tell what they should be on is bad. People need to be responsible for their decidisions and a huge part of that is developing the skill to know what is right for yourself.

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Re: do you want the sizes big on a kite?

Postby Iemonhaze32 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:54 pm

I think it helps because then the other riders can see how big the kite is that you are riding

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Re: do you want the sizes big on a kite?

Postby Toby » Thu Jun 02, 2016 4:45 pm

I agree...it helps. There are always people who are not sure which size to take.

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Re: do you want the sizes big on a kite?

Postby cyprusdf » Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:21 pm

It helps for when a noobie attempting to launch his 13m2 in 30+ knots. Gives you a chance ask him/her,

"Dafuq?"

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Re:

Postby t3rse » Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:17 pm

surf-turkey wrote:If you can't tell what kite suits the conditions for yourself, then you should either have a wind meter or don't go out. I can hold a fair amount of kite in their high ranges that others with less experience can't. I have been the only one on the water at our spot, someone less experienced shows up see me on x size kite, they rig the same and get worked over and over and then just land their kite after 10mins and rig down a size. Just think people relying on others to tell what they should be on is bad. People need to be responsible for their decidisions and a huge part of that is developing the skill to know what is right for yourself.


But a smart noob will use an average. If there is one guy with a 12 in the air and ten with 9s or less, it's pretty obvious what you should pump up.


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