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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby dragnfly » Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:20 pm

my 9 year old flies a 4m ozone uno OK. I've also got a 5m cabrinha drifter, but its not been out of the bag yet!
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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby foilholio » Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:56 pm

3m Pansh Genesis $89
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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby tomtom » Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:53 pm

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Wow, the OP posted this back in 2004! That 13 y/o girl is now a 29 y/o Woman! :o :o :o

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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby a99 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:02 pm

Someone hidrofoiled with Pansh Genesis 3 or 4 meter kites ? who they fly comparing with Peak4 ? and what about their wind range for standart 75kg ? can be comparable with Peak4 3 or 4 meters ?

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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby jakemoore » Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:05 pm

Pansh Genesis is very different from Peak4. I can only interpolate having flown a 6. Pansh will relaunch better. Flies more like a closed cell kite from 2006. Slow turning for its size and the bar movement has more effect on slowing down or speeding up the kite than a boost in power.
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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby a99 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:19 pm

jakemoore wrote:
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Pansh Genesis is very different from Peak4. I can only interpolate having flown a 6. Pansh will relaunch better. Flies more like a closed cell kite from 2006. Slow turning for its size
Thanks. You flown 2019 year Genesis model or older ? In some demo video 4m genesis flows quite really fast.

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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby Frankieboy » Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:07 pm

One-strut kites are the best for kids as they use kites in very light wind for a given size.
All other kites are too heavy and drop when not flown properly, for instance too far L or R in the wind window.
For exmaple Naish Boxer in 3,5 or 4m
THey relaunch very wel, are powerful and very pleasent to fly. Only problem is when overpowered, the profile is not very stable but for the use you mention it shouldn't be an issue.

For the same reason they perform very wel for foiling.

Other solution (the best to me) is a BRM Cloud. But it has no strut...

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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby foilholio » Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:02 am

You won't complain about any 3 or 4m being too slow, too fast though is more likely. Genesis included.

The biggest difference between a Peak and most other kites is the Peak won't break when you crash it.

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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby tomtom » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:31 am

tomtom wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:53 pm
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Re: What 3 to 4m Kite flies the best?

Postby a99 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:13 am

foilholio wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:02 am
You won't complain about any 3 or 4m being too slow, too fast though is more likely. Genesis included.
The biggest difference between a Peak and most other kites is the Peak won't break when you crash it.
Have you (or someone there) flown 3, 4 or 5 m genesis ? What is their wind range in foiling comparing with the same size peak4 3,4,5 m kites ? Quite the same ? Turning also ?


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