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Vegas 6 Quiver Advice please

Postby zgur » Fri Jan 27, 2006 12:18 am

Looking for feedback from those that have flown the kite please.

I am 215 lbs, ride flat water(Twin Tip) and waves (Directional). Last year my quiver, which was stolen w/my truck was: 7,10,12,16. They were V5 kites. There was a big difference from 10/12 kites and I needed the kites this close, especially in waves, there were days when the 10 was perfect, and the 12 would have been too much.

Hence my question. For my V6 quiver I am debating between:
1. 7, 10,12,16

OR

2. 7, 10, 14, 18

As I share a quiver with my wife, is quiver #2 have too large of a gap 10/14? Are there going to be days when the 14 is too much and the 10 is too small (and I/she was wishing for a 12?) How fast does the 18 turn compared to the 16?

Thanks in advance for constructive input.

Good winds + waves, Zeev.

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V 6

Postby smokingman » Fri Jan 27, 2006 7:03 am

Z what's up. just got my 14 v6 talk about range. this thing is smooth. I think all i'll be needing is the 14. I think the 10 will be next for teaching. Have you tried the R 6's yet.

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Re: V 6

Postby Dave K » Fri Jan 27, 2006 10:26 am

smokingman wrote:Z what's up. just got my 14 v6 talk about range. this thing is smooth. I think all i'll be needing is the 14. I think the 10 will be next for teaching. Have you tried the R 6's yet.
Smokingman, How much do you weigh and what's the ideal wind range of your V6 14? I have an 04 Vegas quiver (18, 14, 10). Looking to upgrade to the V6's. Can you give us a full review of the kite?? Thanks in advance.

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vegas 06

Postby smokingman » Sat Jan 28, 2006 7:36 pm

I'm weighing in around 180lbs. I've only had the kite out for an hour or so, but the range is incredible. The wind was low 15's, side-on mostly on , riding 06 Jaime large. I had no problem staying up wind and jumping. What i've found so far. the kite was super smooth, takes the gust out nicely. The bar pressure is very light, and kite fast to light up. smooth too depower. solid pull. I think this may be the perfect wave kite. You let the bar out and forget about the kite, and ride the wave. hooked in kite-loops like a bow, pull in and it loops like a normal c-kite.
My kite quiver now is just the fourteen. I'll be getting my 10m and 18m when the come in. (med. Feb I hope).
I could easily have a two kite quiver 18m and 12m. for southtaxas. When I get back to Nor Cal I would want 16m and a 10m.
I've been riding the Rhino 06's since october, 16m, 12m,9m, also bad ass kites. Most for the time I'm on the 12m under power. I prefur to work the kite but I've had it out in over 30's with no problem.
I'll give more feed back on the kite after I more time on them.
At this time I'm in love with both the Vagas and the Rhino.
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Postby kite007 » Sun Jan 29, 2006 4:39 pm

Q for V6 riders.
Currently I own Fuels'05 (7, 11, 15) and I am looking for two kite quiver. I am considering about V6 size 9 or 10 and 14. My weight is 130lbs and I would like to cover same range as I cover now with SS.
Any opinion? :thumb:

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Postby kite007 » Sun Jan 29, 2006 4:40 pm

Q for V6 riders.
Currently I own Fuels'05 (7, 11, 15) and I am looking for two kite quiver. I am considering about V6 size 9 or 10 and 14. My weight is 130lbs and I would like to cover same range as I cover now with SS.
Any opinion? :thumb:

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Postby Dwight » Sun Jan 29, 2006 6:00 pm

kite007 wrote:Q for V6 riders.
Currently I own Fuels'05 (7, 11, 15) and I am looking for two kite quiver. I am considering about V6 size 9 or 10 and 14. My weight is 130lbs and I would like to cover same range as I cover now with SS.
Any opinion? :thumb:
14 and 9

Easy gap

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Re: Vegas 6 Quiver Advice please

Postby Dwight » Sun Jan 29, 2006 6:04 pm

zgur wrote:Looking for feedback from those that have flown the kite please.

I am 215 lbs, ride flat water(Twin Tip) and waves (Directional). Last year my quiver, which was stolen w/my truck was: 7,10,12,16. They were V5 kites. There was a big difference from 10/12 kites and I needed the kites this close, especially in waves, there were days when the 10 was perfect, and the 12 would have been too much.

Hence my question. For my V6 quiver I am debating between:
1. 7, 10,12,16

OR

2. 7, 10, 14, 18

As I share a quiver with my wife, is quiver #2 have too large of a gap 10/14? Are there going to be days when the 14 is too much and the 10 is too small (and I/she was wishing for a 12?) How fast does the 18 turn compared to the 16?

Thanks in advance for constructive input.

Good winds + waves, Zeev.
My wife and I share 9, 12, 18 V6 quiver. Weight 125 and 200 lbs. I have 7m on order for her.

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Postby jm97 » Sun Jan 29, 2006 6:09 pm

dwight do you think a 10 and 16 would work for 200 lbs?

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Postby Dwight » Sun Jan 29, 2006 6:15 pm

jm97 wrote:dwight do you think a 10 and 16 would work for 200 lbs?
I heard that Ken and Jaime found the 9 to 16 gap comfortable. Haven't tried it myself.


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