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Kiteboard Gong Lethal

Postby vela99 » Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:36 pm

Hi

I just wanted to hear if anyone has this board and what the quality and performance is like!

Thanks.

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Re: Kiteboard Gong Lethal

Postby vela99 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:15 pm

Nobody in this forum tried the Lethal or any other kiteboard from the Gong range?

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Re: Kiteboard Gong Lethal

Postby Toby » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:54 pm

Whats Gong ?

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Re: Kiteboard Gong Lethal

Postby flaps1111 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:39 pm

:D
Toby wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:54 pm
Whats Gong ?

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Re: Kiteboard Gong Lethal

Postby pj sofine » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:54 am

No one has even heard of it ! I just checked with all the members. Sorry

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Re: Kiteboard Gong Lethal

Postby Toby » Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:28 am

I have heard about it, but never seen any gear on the beach.

Gong comes from windsurfing, right ?

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Re: Kiteboard Gong Lethal

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Re: Kiteboard Gong Lethal

Postby tomato » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:50 am

I have Gong Catch 5.2 as my first directional. can't comment performance much, but quality is ok.

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Re: Kiteboard Gong Lethal

Postby codifilo » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:25 am

I tried last year's Gong Catch 5'2''. It's on the heavy side but it seems durable and well built. I love the FCSII fin system. It goes very well upwind and the board has a nice pop for jumps. Unfortunately I tried it only on flat water so I can't say about how well it does on the surf with such a low rocker but it felt lively and playful under my feet. My guess is that it should be ok on onshore waves and not that great on a big and high period swell.

I haven't tried the Lethal but judging by the specs it seems to be oriented to solid powerful waves but not good for going upwind and it seems to need more kite power.

If you don't mind a board with a bit of extra weight but very durable at a great price then I think you'll be satisfied with Gong boards.

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Re: Kiteboard Gong Lethal

Postby vela99 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:30 pm

Thanks a lot for the feedback!


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