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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Postby iriejohn » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:08 pm

james wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:18 pm
Just as well he called them “valuable improvement” then.

What’s wrong with you that you insist on dissecting every reply and with the only aim of denigrating someone else’s opinion?
If I wished to be uncharitable I would suggest that he's on the spectrum. But I'm not, so I won't.

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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Postby CaptainCore » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:42 pm

iriejohn wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:08 pm
james wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:18 pm
Just as well he called them “valuable improvement” then.

What’s wrong with you that you insist on dissecting every reply and with the only aim of denigrating someone else’s opinion?
If I wished to be uncharitable I would suggest that he's on the spectrum. But I'm not, so I won't.
Well I am and he most definitely is.

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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Postby grigorib » Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:02 pm

French folks leaked it.
Just run a search for 2020 on their page....

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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Postby dewwy » Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:43 pm

grigorib wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:02 pm
French folks leaked it.
Just run a search for 2020 on their page....
Theres even more on there:
Rally GT
Grom wake boots
Spacemob wake boots, maybe new name for shredtown boots?

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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Postby Gonzolinho » Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:55 pm

Here you are..... the latest version of the Switchblade.....this time from Slingshot :D

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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Postby Matteo V » Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:09 pm

caps wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:24 am
Matteo V wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:37 am
caps wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:05 pm
Back to the thread:
SlingShot "Switch Blade"?
It’s definitely similar to other kites out there. But a switchblade? No. Looks like higher aspect to me
Anybody with me on it looking a lot like the switchblade with that second pic now? This could get me to pay for parking at the event site to demo. Switchblades were good kites.

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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Postby knotwindy » Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:32 pm

If I read it right it said good at loft, hangtime & upwind. So, they took the ‘drift’ out of the Rally and increased the other aspects? Or ?

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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Postby james » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:04 am

Rally did the nasty with a REV ( look it up kids)

And this is the result

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Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Postby tkaraszewski » Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:53 am

Are they replacing the Rally? If not, how is this differentiated from the Rally?


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