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Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

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When you buy your next kite, you

will only buy one with a single inflation system
22
18%
would rather buy one with a single inflation system
33
27%
would rather buy one with a multi inflation system
38
31%
will only buy one with a multi inflation system
12
10%
don't care about the inflation system
15
12%
don't know
1
1%
 
Total votes: 121

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Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby lenker » Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:37 am

The topic on single or multi inflation systems is hot, so let's vote about it here.

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Re: Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby tautologies » Wed Oct 14, 2009 3:39 am

lenker wrote:The topic on single or multi inflation systems is hot, so let's vote about it here.

this topic is only "HOT" with people that does not have single inflation systems....it is ALWAYS a guy that for some reason dislike single inflation systems that initiate a thread like this. Most that do have it are perfectly happy with it, but couldn't care less about this as a topic.

I do prefer having a multi-pump system, but I do have a kite doesn't have it.

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Re: Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby Johnny Rotten » Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:19 am

Wow as a guy who keeps his stuff for 2-3 years and rides the crap out of it. (enough time for one pump failures) and fixes his own stuff, (often enough to hate one pumps) I was certain I would be in the minority.

Initial signs indicate the internet crowd on this forum may actually kite.

I'll reserve judgement until more data comes in though......

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Re: Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby mr_daruman » Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:24 am

I pump my kites with my mouth. :naughty: Single is hardcore oldschool, multi is for wimpys.

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Re: Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby tulumkite » Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:33 am

I guess this is people who NEVER repair their own kites, and give it to somebody else to fix them, or have money and replace with a new one...

not easy, to repair boys....

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Re: Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby eldadgold » Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:23 am

tautologies wrote:
lenker wrote:The topic on single or multi inflation systems is hot, so let's vote about it here.

this topic is only "HOT" with people that does not have single inflation systems....it is ALWAYS a guy that for some reason dislike single inflation systems that initiate a thread like this. Most that do have it are perfectly happy with it, but couldn't care less about this as a topic.

I do prefer having a multi-pump system, but I do have a kite doesn't have it.
I have a Bandit3 and an elactric pump, so iguess i should be for one pump but i hate the damn thing.
It not only takes way longer to fix (hope i won't have problems) it makes the kite less efficient.

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Re: Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby kitesurfbali » Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:49 am

Please vote, vote, vote...
So far is already interesting as nobody would buy a kite only if it was with a Multi inflation system.
Still the majority would prefer the Multi Inflation!!
But there is a core of people that would not buy at all a kite with such system...
Is quite interesting but we need couple of thousand votes to make it a real pool.
Bye Jankie

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Re: Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby Windrider » Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:26 am

So far it is about 50-50... but the stats seem to indicate that the multi-pumpers are more tolerant than the one-pumpers as evidenced by the majority of multi-pumpers vote "rather have" than "only". Makes sense if you think about it.... one-pump / one-way .... multi-pump / multiple ways.... Wonder if you could correlate one-pumps to anal retentive personalities..... probably.
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Re: Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby Mysu » Wed Oct 14, 2009 12:25 pm

Voted.

Good poll, thanks lenker.

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Re: Single or multi inflation system? (Poll)

Postby Brent4336 » Wed Oct 14, 2009 12:26 pm

Am I the only one that finds the language on this poll totally confusing?

Wy didn't you just say one pump!

Another common term for it is single point inflation, but you put single inflation system to mean non one pump, I think?

And Multi inflation system would denote a one pump kite, but the commonly used "multi pump" is non one pump. You put system after it and it confuses the whole concept. Is that a system of tubes on the kite? Making a single point inflation system one pump. Or is it the system you go through to pump the kite making a multi inflation system a non one pump?

I dont think people know what their voting for or that understanding is consistent from voter to voter.

I would ask the person who wrote the poll, Multi inflation system = One pump?? or does single inflation system = one pump?

Had to vote I dont know!!

I might just be an idiot on this one, but I'm sure I'm not alone.
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