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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby windmaker » Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:35 pm

Sun wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:15 pm
Link Here for those of you unaware.

I think this is excellent. Even if all the data is wrong, it is still a very interesting read.

They do seem to like the Bandit a lot, and it comes with a full spread advertisement.

I do like that they weighed all of their kites though. There are a lot of other technical details to read as well.
F-one did really well taking 1st or 2nd in in most categories, kites,TT or hydrofoil. For sure if there was a test their surfboards would have been right up there too.

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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby Havre » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:36 pm

hongchew wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:26 pm
You never find anything negative about the gears they tested. Paid advertisement is all it is, I won't give them too much credence
True, but I still find the relative difference between the gear interesting - even though most of that is difficult to objectively measure.

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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby dylan* » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:15 pm

Most useful thing is probably the kite weights. Really tough to find info since brands won't publish it.

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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby Matteo V » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:45 pm

Brands don't know weight until product arrives from china.

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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby markymarc » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:20 pm

thanks Sun... Interesting read!

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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby Faxie » Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:03 pm

Looked kinda objective, until I saw the Bandit scores. Lol.

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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby prop_joe » Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:27 pm

barrybarryr wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:16 am

If only the brands who pay get tested then it gives no credibility to the testing, it becomes a total farce.

How do we know that the awards they gave weren't also given to the brand who paid the most?
lol - Santa's not real either. Magazine reviews aren't worth the paper their written on, i thought this was common knowledge. Manufacture specs is all the info you need.

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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby Kamikuza » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:40 pm

barrybarryr wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:33 pm
No Ozone and no Shinn.

Was it the case that only the brands who paid had their kit tested?
If you want paid reviews of Ozone gear head over to seabreeze.com.au....

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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby Kamikuza » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:41 pm

prop_joe wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:27 pm
lol - Santa's not real either. Magazine reviews aren't worth the paper their written on, i thought this was common knowledge. Manufacture specs is all the info you need.
And a demo ride :thumb:

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Re: Kite Mag Kite and Board Test Results 2019

Postby Toby » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:43 pm

Once a German mag wrote real test results many years ago...boy, they were in trouble !

The best is to test the gear yourself. The only way to find out if the gear suits your needs.
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