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Re: 2016 Naish Park HD or SS RPM

Postby zloilyoha » Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:05 am

RPM - hands down

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Re: 2016 Naish Park HD or SS RPM

Postby Dr_Rosen » Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:07 am

zloilyoha wrote:RPM - hands down
Because?

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Re: 2016 Naish Park HD or SS RPM

Postby zloilyoha » Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:20 am

For my taste RPM is:
more rigid in the air
more informative on the bar
tons of feedback
more stable
realy love this kite :D

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Re: 2016 Naish Park HD or SS RPM

Postby fcwatersports » Fri Feb 26, 2016 11:49 am

both are very good in there own way, but gutted they changed the park so much from the 2015 one as that kite was spot on. Naish is massive issue is the bar is really dated!.
We do sell a lot of RPM over the Park HD purely because it has such a massive following and it really is one of the best all round kites on the market. the Park HD could have done with retaining a touch more low end like the 2015. i get that they wanted to make it more like the torch, but why bother just buy the torch probably the best C kite on the market and exceptionally user friendly.
Naish - just sort your bars out they not good.. other than that you can't go far wrong with either.

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Re: 2016 Naish Park HD or SS RPM

Postby aTi » Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:14 pm

what exactly is the problem with the naish bar? doesn't look that different than the slingshot bar, or is it? (ps: never had a naish bar so far since I don't like the below the bar trim)

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Re: 2016 Naish Park HD or SS RPM

Postby Dr_Rosen » Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:28 pm

aTi wrote:what exactly is the problem with the naish bar? doesn't look that different than the slingshot bar, or is it? (ps: never had a naish bar so far since I don't like the below the bar trim)
They make above the bar trim for 2016 I saw. I agree, below the bar is not good

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Re: 2016 Naish Park HD or SS RPM

Postby WMFG » Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:14 pm

Dr_Rosen wrote:
aTi wrote:what exactly is the problem with the naish bar? doesn't look that different than the slingshot bar, or is it? (ps: never had a naish bar so far since I don't like the below the bar trim)
They make above the bar trim for 2016 I saw. I agree, below the bar is not good
This is such a matter of taste. I do some kite testing for one of the magazine so have used tons of different bars, and (stating a bias here) use Naish kites as my personal kites (Pivots) and it's my favourite bar on the market. North is also top notch, Core is sick, and overall I really like the Slingy bar, but I love the below bar depower on Naish. I ride with my leash hooked into the grommet on the depower and it's a nice, super clean set up. I basically set de-power when I launch so to me the clean set up is awesome. I'd hate to see them drop this set up.

Sure the swivel isn't perfect, but I manually untwist it with the kite in the air maybe ever session, no big deal.


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