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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby prayfawind27 » Tue Apr 01, 2008 3:32 pm

2007 12m & 9m Airrush DNAs
2008 Eclipse 16m Thruster
2007 Airrush Air force 110m board
2008 Warrior Harness

i ride my 16m in 14-18k, 12m in 19-23k , 9m 23-35k

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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby pdxmonkeyboy » Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:53 pm

3 kites, 3 boards

08 9m rev- go to kite for the gorge
08 11m rev- gorge and coast kite
07 14m T2- light wind machine anti-skunk kite

JL model III 133- fun twin tip
SS Fuse- lighter winds and coastal board when I feel lazy
strapped 6'0" surfboard- lighter coastal days- anti-skunk board

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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby bay surfer » Wed Apr 02, 2008 3:32 am

3,4,5,7,10m foils, 9,12,14,17,20m C LEI's, use the 7,14,20m the most., but I have had sessions where the other kites rule. Ya have to have to have that 4m and 3m once in a while.

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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby Beachbum1236 » Wed Apr 02, 2008 5:15 am

3kites 2boards.

9m 2008 Slingy Fuel 25-35
13m 2008 Slingy Fuel18-25 (big air)
17m 2006 Slingy Fuel 12-18

129cm Lunacy
6'2" JC Flying Pig.

I weigh 280 lbs. :o

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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby Windrider » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:10 am

3 kites, 3 boards

16m 2006 Waroo
12m 2006 Waroo
9m 2006 Waroo

6'1 Cabrinha TowSurf directional w/straps
138 Liquid Force Drop Ltd.
7' Naish Sky Pirate

Don't use the Sky Pirate much now, 'cause I use the TowSurf all the time.

I'm 6', 172 lbs, Most commonly using 12m kite with TowSurf.

Editted 6/2008: ... and a 13m Freak Dog named EZE...
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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby RichKite » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:29 am

2 Kites

08 Naish Cult 12m
08 Best Waroo 7m
cover 12knots - to 35+

2 boards (+1 old)
DC custom quad surfboard 5'8" snub nose (6' otherwise)
DC custom twintip 130 x 38
older Powersource 5' custom trifin surfboard .... hardly used anymore as quad has bigger range so may change to quad as well for ballistic days.
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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby OzBungy » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:56 am

2 kites 3 boards

Switchblade III 12m used by far the most for 12-25 knots
Switchblade II 8m used for 20-35+ knots

The Switchblades are not the highest performing kites but they are the most reliable kites by a long way and they have the most useful range of performance.

I ride more than anybody, in a broader range of conditions and I never have any problems with the kites.

TT 135x47 custom built lightwind board but I use it up to 20 knots
TT 132x39 Underground FLX 18-35 knots

Cabrinha S-Quad 5'9" This is a bit of a luxury. I use it in 20+ knots when there are waves on the bay and when I get to the coast in the surf. The TTs are more fun for blasting around and general riding. The big TT is far superior to the surfboard in light wind. The surfboard is nice for a change of scene and great when there are waves around.

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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby Rossall » Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:55 am

For the past 2 years I have had 2 kites and 1 board, well 2 actually a surfboard as well. I weight 85 kg and get out as much as anyone really, If its very light (10-12kts) I am on the surfboard messing about just having fun. I really don't see the need for large kites nowadays happy with a compact travel 2 kites 1 board and if its not windy enough I skateboard.


Skywalker Dim Pro Comp 127 x 38 and a Skwalker D-Wave

Kites 8 and 12 Thruster 08's.

thats it, I also have 2 skateboards and one snowboard !!!!!!


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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby leomdq » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:17 am

1 kite:
- Nemi HP 12
2 boards:
- TT Chemical 132x39
- custom 6.0

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Re: How big is you kite quiver?

Postby Konza » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:39 am

5m Waroo 07
7m Fuel 07
9m Waroo 06
11m Fuel 07
12m HiFi 08
14m Waroo 06
15m Fuel 07

But selling the Fuels and Waroos and getting only 7m,12m,15m HiFi s

132x40 Nobile 666 (06)
136x41 finless, reinforced with fiberglass Recoil 07 with escalades bindings
137x40 Recoil Comp 08
North Rocketfish 5,5 07 (also going to sell it - too small for most days)

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