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Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby Osprey1 » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:25 pm

Any reviews on the new Duotone juice? How does it jump and unhook? Looking for a light wind kite for TT riding.

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Re: Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby BrisKites » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:20 am

What do you need to know?
It unhooks well, loops great.
Easier to time jumps etc but technically not as high as the previous Juice.

My favourite light wind kite on a twin tip of all time so far.

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Re: Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby vannibombonato » Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:22 am

Just had an epic session a couple of days ago on a Juice 15, in something like 14 kn.

I’m into old school, so don’t unhook.

All I can say is that I’ve spent the first 20 minutes without my hair ever touching the water. Did not miss one trick, one jump, one loop. Everything just felt natural.

Really had a blast.

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Re: Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby Leon van Bergen » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:00 am

This is the only review I could find with a 5.5 for handling and no explanation at all, I am curious what they really dislike..


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Re: Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby robboerman » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:41 pm

I was also wondering how the 2019 Duotone Juice compares to the 2018 North Juice. I have a 2018 Juice 15m which I use quite regularly. Although the kite is already quite good, since the kite is best for low wind situations any improvement would be welcome. Especially improvements to upwind capabilities and turning speed would be good.

Does anyone did a comparison with 2018?
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Re: Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby baxterbradford » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:09 am

I've had a Juice 15 a while now & have used it lots this summer with surfboard, twin tip and foil in a wide range of conditions. Need to be careful not to oversheet it which drops power. No experience of 2018 version. Initial impressions were posted here viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2402186&p=1054592#p1054592

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Re: Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby Kitenuovoman » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:53 am

Very good in good Wind...high range very nice but not for hydrofoil in light Wind dont work...
In strong Wind One of the best 15m size

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Re: Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby Kristan » Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:00 pm

Can't speak for myself, but I had a chat with a dude who had Juices and sold them all. Said that he absolutely disliked those kites. He even rented 18m Duotone Juice and remained the same opinion about this kite. Asked to try out my 12m Soul and he was much more impressed by it, than the Juice.

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Re: Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby Leon van Bergen » Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:32 pm

Kristan wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:00 pm
Can't speak for myself, but I had a chat with a dude who had Juices and sold them all. Said that he absolutely disliked those kites. He even rented 18m Duotone Juice and remained the same opinion about this kite. Asked to try out my 12m Soul and he was much more impressed by it, than the Juice.
Nice, Just bought a 15m Juice 30min ago... :o

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Re: Any reviews on the Duotone Juice?

Postby Exal » Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:45 pm

Leon van Bergen wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:32 pm
Nice, Just bought a 15m Juice 30min ago... :o
It's a great kite for a 15m ... take it easy. Even if you don't like it, the resell value is good.
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