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Who designs Takoon's kites?

Postby Donniehall14 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:17 am

Does anyone know who designs Takoon's kites now. Do they still require a high-y bar?

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Re: Who designs Takoon's kites?

Postby ridetimeless » Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:53 pm

the new ones (2020 models) they are designed with a low y bar
they just released the new furia few days ago
I don't know who is the designer though.
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Re: Who designs Takoon's kites?

Postby Donniehall14 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:18 pm

ridetimeless wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:53 pm
the new ones (2020 models) they are designed with a low y bar
they just released the new furia few days ago
I don't know who is the designer though.
Thanks. My old Takoon kites were supposed to be the high Y setup but both bars basically blew up and disintegrated. I still use my 8m Chrono on windy days for boosting. It seems to work fine with a low V. I'm kind if interested in the new Furia.
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Re: Who designs Takoon's kites?

Postby ridetimeless » Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:45 am

it looks that the new furia is completely new design, new shape made more for boosting and looping than for wave riding like the old one.
they recommend now the wook for wave riding
the new bar has low y as you can see on their website


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Re: Who designs Takoon's kites?

Postby mplamplampla » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:54 pm

Has anyone tried the new furia with 3 struts?

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Re: Who designs Takoon's kites?

Postby sms-kite » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:27 pm

Hello,

I désigned the one light, but I don't design the new Furia.

See you

Nono

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Re: Who designs Takoon's kites?

Postby Peter_Frank » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:27 pm

I dont know...

Will get a new Furia when I wear one of my 4 Furias out (or damage to unrepairable)

BUT, I would say, that the classic Wook was also branded as, and good, for waveriding. Sitting deeper, drifting well.

Many of us love the Furia characteristicss though, for waveriding.
Extremely fast turning, and awesome depower/range :thumb:

Will be interesting :rollgrin:

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Re: Who designs Takoon's kites?

Postby knotwindy » Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:45 pm

That’s the problem with loving a kite. You keep it forever, so they don’t sell many. And then change it to sell more so by the time you want a new one, it’s a different kite.

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Re: Who designs Takoon's kites?

Postby mplamplampla » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:10 pm

OK thanks for the info.So does anyone have the furia at 12m (as an oldest model) and can comment about its relaunch ability in light wind (14 knts)? Because I had switch nitro in 9 and 12 and the 9 is a very nice kite but the 12 at light wind was easy to hindenburgh and difficult to relaunch, most probably because it was heavy (5 struts and very well built).


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