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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby longwhitecloud » Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:03 pm

Still no sign of 2020 torch.. plenty on every other 2020 model though.

Anyone know for sure what is happening with torch in 2020?

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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby Onda » Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:20 pm

Torch is paused for some years.
Then relaunched as THE GAMECHANGER :lol:
When all are fed up with the sissy kite concepts, a proper C-kite can be sold as the ultimate challenge...

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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby RidingRobi » Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:31 pm

Good news:

a 2020 Torch incoming :jump: :thumb: :heartface:


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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby dave1986 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:32 pm

Dirk wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:19 pm
Yeah, very different kites. Would love to try a current Torch just to know how it feels. Have ridden Ravens until 2010 and loved them, especially the last model from 2007 which was the most refined (but no loops on these...)
8m Raven is the best for looping! I still own 2 of these beauties! :thumb: The one from this photo burst last year after 11 years of use :cry: Shame they dont make them like this any more.
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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby longwhitecloud » Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:34 am

I loved the raven. ..lol

Glad to know it is staying... just hope it isn't advertised "for the hardcore freestyler in boots spinning 319s"

Nothing is more trustworthy in super high winds than a 5th line.

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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby BillyGoatGruff » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:37 am

yes... :D :thumb: any info on this kite yet ? I agree, the Torch is far easier to fly than most people think. It's a kite that must have the correct tension on the 5th line or it becomes a pig to fly. Great news it's being continuted as for me it's the perfect all round kite.

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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby BillyGoatGruff » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:40 am

love the colours, looks a great kite:

https://www.kingofwatersports.com/produ ... gKYM_D_BwE

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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby a99 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:48 am

Yes looks really noce and solid, price is also very solid 1600 euros only for kite :) more than full carbon foil or near race foil :)

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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby longwhitecloud » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:57 am

Yes that is a joke.. they turned it into a high margin premium product.. ridiculous....

$2899 inc bar and lines for a 12m

Jayzuz.. just getting stupid....

I'll be riding those $230 pansh kites someone linked to recently at this rate.. and I dont like foil kites..

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Re: A tribute to the Naish Torch maybe

Postby Kitenuovoman » Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:56 am

And no more octopus valve on Torch too... :heartface: :heartface:


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