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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby JRT » Wed Jun 04, 2008 10:12 am

Can you shed any light on the two different cults , that really interests me.
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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby Lacsap » Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:51 pm

tautologies wrote: Oh, and the bars have been upgraded...better, more pronounced grip got a center swivel, bigger floaters, and a little stiffer rubber ends.....but still the same principle bar as last year.

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Have you got any pictures of the new bars? Thanks.

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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby PAFF » Wed Jun 04, 2008 10:43 pm

So....

The Helix have direckt backlines to the kite? (Bridle is only connectet to the frontlines.)
The Helix have strait tip? (Any battens?)

The Cult have a bridle that is connectet to both front and back lines? (Like the 2008.)

The Torch stil rely on the known 5th/Shift bar?

The kites will be out in september like the last few years?

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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby tautologies » Thu Jun 05, 2008 1:19 am

PAFF wrote:So....

The Helix have direckt backlines to the kite? (Bridle is only connectet to the frontlines.)
The Helix have strait tip? (Any battens?)
I am not sure. I can't quite remember. I don't think so..I think there is a pulley on the kite...just one though. I'll go through my pics to see...

EDIT: I have been reviewing the pics...(I am glad I have a 12 mp camera ) I think you are right. The backlines a directly connected...that really explain a lot of how it rides.

No, no battens. The kite's arc was way more pronounced. The feel is much more c-ish..I know it is well used term, but when you loop this sucker you'll know what I mean.

The Cult have a bridle that is connectet to both front and back lines? (Like the 2008.)
Just from the wind range of the kites, and how they felt I think there is still a pulley on both the Helix and Cult...I mean there should be more people writing about the kites..plenty of people trying them...the wind tip on the Cults are pulled in a little.
The Torch still rely on the known 5th/Shift bar?
For sure. The bar is upgraded though. A better grip and there is a pretty heavyduty swivel...apart form that the smart loop is still in fashion.
The kites will be out in september like the last few years?
I think I heard the Torch and Cults are first out, and then The Helix. I think the Helix was aimed at Sept or so ....I am not sure about this...which would leave Torch and Cults for I dunno...August or so?
If it is like last year, my dealer got a few kites first and then more later...

Actually, I don't even know if the kites I tried was the final versions...they definitely didn't have the proto look or feel though. :-)

Btw. have you seen the gun surfboard? Wood finish. It looks stunning... I tried a 5'7 quad fish that had a wood finish too. The new surfboard range seems more robust, and the it has quite a few quads in it.

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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby tautologies » Thu Jun 05, 2008 1:25 am

Lacsap wrote:
tautologies wrote: Oh, and the bars have been upgraded...better, more pronounced grip got a center swivel, bigger floaters, and a little stiffer rubber ends.....but still the same principle bar as last year.

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Have you got any pictures of the new bars? Thanks.
sorry..the only pic I took was this...and it does not really help very much :-( there was a lot of pics I should have taken...I am kicking myself for not taking any pics of the gun....
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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby kitesurfar » Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:34 am

Looks like trim line on the bar is the same as 08 or is it stronger material?. Or is the any improvement on the center aluminium hole? :o

You had access to 09 kites and why didn't you make better pictures from Torch :)?

And boards are not woodcore anymore?

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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby -Cedric- » Thu Jun 05, 2008 4:06 pm

they probably aren't allowed to show them ... I would have for sure made more pics then that ...

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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby pndLA » Thu Jun 05, 2008 4:53 pm

what kite is the red one with the straight LE?

seen some airrush prototypes like this last winter is oz...

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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby sourra » Thu Jun 05, 2008 4:58 pm

How nice with direct connection on the backlines for the Helix! Hehe, usually when you have passed 25 years of age and you are closer to 50 than to 0, you are not that eager to get older. But now I wanna be 7 months older at once! Make it 2009 god damn it!!!

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Re: Naish 09 - Skulls are back!!

Postby SurfboY » Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:46 pm

More waiting for the Torches but I can't pay new ones anywayzz. Happy with my II


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