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vanille_pete
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Quick question SS SST 2017

Postby vanille_pete » Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:07 pm

Hey guys,

just a quick question on the SST 2017. The table on the SS-site says that the windrange ist something around 17 - 28 kts:
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Can you guys confirm the table? I only have experience with the NKB neo as a wave kite and if you are going for the neo, you can easily choose one to two sizes smaller than you would on a regular freeride kite (i.e. evo).
Im wondering if the SST behaves the same and the SST is more a 11 or 12m kite than it is a real 9m.

thanks!

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Re: Quick question SS SST 2017

Postby ciscokitesurfer » Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:25 am

Hello,

If you are already a NEO kite owner stay with the NEO. The sst are amazing kites but 1-upwind is not as good as the NEO 2-NEO has more power than the SST. I will say 12 SST is like a 10 NEO. 3- NEO has pivots like turns and the SST is very round turn and generate to much pull down the line wind effect

The SST is an amazing kite. What i like about the SST:

1-depower
2-relaunch
3-built
4-an the drift is a good or better than NEO

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Re: Quick question SS SST 2017

Postby jespin4845 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:08 pm

Ditto, what he said

To be fair the sst is an outstanding wave Kite

But there is something magical about the neo powerwise

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Re: Quick question SS SST 2017

Postby kiterocky » Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:27 pm

SST is OK..but u can have better kite x sure

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Re: Quick question SS SST 2017

Postby vanille_pete » Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:32 pm

Hey guys,

i dont have a Neo, but im looking into buying a neo or a SST for the next saison.

Still evaluating my options.

Thanks for your experiences!

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Re: Quick question SS SST 2017

Postby caps » Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:34 am

I've flown them both lots. The Neo is a nice, stable kite but just too much bar pressure and slow for me. Also, the click bar seemed heavy, even compared to the beefy ss bar. The SST is a fast, looping kite with light bar pressure. But I agree that size for size, the Neo has more power. Just depends what's important to you.

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Re: Quick question SS SST 2017

Postby vanille_pete » Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:51 pm

Thanks for the information!
I definitely prefer faster kites!


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