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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby dazarter » Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:14 pm

Hey do-it

I live only an hour from where the cores are made - but ride airush lithiums! :lol: its a bit to common here the yellow taxis..... :lol:

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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby Onda » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:00 pm

N-comparisions are actually not regarded as funny here... But I guess the international attitude towards this is more relaxed.
But regarding Core.... maybe an exception could be made :)
There are only two groups of Germany kiters: Core Lovers and Core Haters.

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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby ElbowRoom » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:57 pm

havent ridden the others but i have owned wainmans for the last 3 years. v1 and v2. the v2 rabbits are very good jumpers BTW. but the feel is really just perfect for my tastes. very fast turning very grunty and extremely smooth and forgiving.

you can really just forget about the kite and ride.

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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby posty » Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:01 pm

The best ts is a great kite.
Quallity is really good.
Only it will be really fast compared to your kahoona.
You will dislike it after riding the ts.
Better put it on slow setting.
And you can use the same bar.
I've been riding kahoona's and ts a lot.

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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby Dirk » Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:29 pm

[quote="Onda"]N-comparisions are actually not regarded as funny here....[/

We are not that bad. In fact there is some good comedy around this also in Germany but it tends to polarize. People tend to get a bit more annoyed when other people who do not want to pay their debts stick that famous moustache onto Mrs. Merkel's potrait. :nono:

Dazarter, as an Englishman you would probably be allowed to do some quirky jokes along the tradition of Monthy Phyton's. :lol: something like involving the Obersturmbann-Kiter using his Core kite with the Krupp-V2-Quick-Release. :jump: Enough of this...

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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby flying scotsman » Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:31 pm

Have you considered a 7.5 kahoona? I have one and it's a great kite. That and the 11.5 kahoona make a great 2 kite quiver.

I have a 10m TS and like it but havent flown it enough to make a proper comparison.

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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby dyyylan » Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:06 am

posty wrote:The best ts is a great kite.
Quallity is really good.
Only it will be really fast compared to your kahoona.
You will dislike it after riding the ts.
Better put it on slow setting.
And you can use the same bar.
I've been riding kahoona's and ts a lot.
indeed, i've been waiting for my new kite to arrive (switch nitro v4) and have been flying a friend's kahoonas and TSes back to back, the kahoona is an ok kite but the TS does everything better. I can't think of a reason to fly a kahoona instead of a TS, really... maybe it's cheaper? the 2014/2015 TS is a really great kite though, you can't really go wrong. Get the 9m, then buy a 12m TS to replace the kahoona ;)

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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby Toby » Thu Feb 19, 2015 2:08 am

Sorry guys for editing some posts... But these extreme/radical political postings are not wanted.
Extreme or radical riding is fine.

Thanks.

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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby theartofflight » Thu Feb 19, 2015 2:26 am

Thanks for your input. Is it just me or people have the same idea, but I feel like I should stick with one brand for a couple of kites.
My kahoona is my first kite, so no wonder it's slower then all of the kites listed above. I am leaning towards ts. Would like to hear more input regarding TS

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Re: Delicious, decisions, descisions...9m kite related

Postby posty » Thu Feb 19, 2015 2:36 am

i've ridden the TS and kahoona a lot.

kahoona lowend is better but TS high end is much better.
TS goes upwind better.
kahoona relaunches better in light wind.
TS flies and turns faster.
kahoona stability is better but TS is not bad at all.
they both jump great only TS needs more wind.

overall TS just feels much better!
unless you are a true beginner (which you aren't) the kahoona is easier.


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