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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby SolarSet » Mon Aug 09, 2021 8:50 pm

wrogu wrote:
Mon Aug 09, 2021 7:17 pm
Matteo V wrote:
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wrogu wrote:
Mon Aug 09, 2021 9:38 am
That is true. That strap issue should have been fixed right away. Lines were not updated for way too long as well. The problem is I like their kites most :(
When were the lines fixed??? 2023? 2024? 2030?

If you think they're fixed now, you need to check the dial on your time machine - cause now ain't when you think it is!
They were, this model year. I do own them (the new ones) and like them but lines were an issue for few years. And they should have been fixed way before 2021 model year. Same applies to NTT straps (which I also own and have already replaced under warranty ...). But that issue has not been fixed.
Did they really fix their bar lines issue or they want to sell ‘upgraded’ lines in future?

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2410456&hilit=Duotone+Line

This strap issue kinda represents company attitude toward quality and they are not trying to make best impression. Some company wouldn’t sell a product that is lacking quality/functionality because it damaged company image.

I’m annoyed as well as I’m looking for new kite set for TT and foiling and DT Evos were on top of my list

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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby Matteo V » Tue Aug 10, 2021 4:14 am

wrogu wrote:
Mon Aug 09, 2021 7:17 pm
Matteo V wrote:
Mon Aug 09, 2021 3:30 pm
wrogu wrote:
Mon Aug 09, 2021 9:38 am
That is true. That strap issue should have been fixed right away. Lines were not updated for way too long as well. The problem is I like their kites most :(
When were the lines fixed??? 2023? 2024? 2030?

If you think they're fixed now, you need to check the dial on your time machine - cause now ain't when you think it is!
They were, this model year. I do own them (the new ones) and like them but lines were an issue for few years.
Reeeeeeeallllyyyyy???????

A few years, you say??????

But that crap 2021 "Cluck Bar" you've got on eBay is totally fine???????

OK, I'll take your word for it. (Sarcasm)

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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby Leon van Bergen » Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:08 pm

Guys, look what i just received, never seen these before.

According to my dealer these straps are specially made as a replacement so they should be improved. I have to say I don't feel any difference in material and firmness at all, I'm very curious and time will tell.
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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby Kitemenn » Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:43 pm

Leon van Bergen wrote:
Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:08 pm
Guys, look what i just received, never seen these before.

According to my dealer these straps are specially made as a replacement so they should be improved. I have to say I don't feel any difference in material and firmness at all, I'm very curious and time will tell.

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DE2496BD-DF94-4644-A23B-9A4F0A0D5948.jpeg

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Nice I like them...Almost want mine to break again...almost ;)
So you are keeping them after all? Really hope mine wont break or otherwise at least within warrantee...
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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby iriejohn » Wed Aug 11, 2021 6:21 am

Leon van Bergen wrote:
Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:08 pm
Guys, look what i just received, never seen these before.

According to my dealer these straps are specially made as a replacement so they should be improved. I have to say I don't feel any difference in material and firmness at all, I'm very curious and time will tell.
The change in colour should make them stronger. :wink:
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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby Leon van Bergen » Wed Aug 11, 2021 7:40 am

Kitemenn wrote:
Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:43 pm
Leon van Bergen wrote:
Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:08 pm
Guys, look what i just received, never seen these before.

According to my dealer these straps are specially made as a replacement so they should be improved. I have to say I don't feel any difference in material and firmness at all, I'm very curious and time will tell.

20F2371D-F491-48D0-8FFC-693D7D14E5CE.jpeg

DE2496BD-DF94-4644-A23B-9A4F0A0D5948.jpeg

5AFC138B-A7E0-43F2-8325-DB4616EDA4EE.jpeg

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Nice I like them...Almost want mine to break again...almost ;)
So you are keeping them after all? Really hope mine wont break or otherwise at least within warrantee...
Well indeed my plan was to sell them but i did not receive the same again and because the dealer says that this is really an improved version i will give it 1 more chance, i wanted to buy the 2021 version but if it breaks just like that it makes no sense and i find them really nice sitting and comfortable.

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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby wrogu » Wed Aug 11, 2021 7:53 am

These are prolly just 2022 straps.
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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby andylc » Wed Aug 11, 2021 10:01 am

For an improved design they look surprisingly identical. Although in fairness I’ve used them for yonks and never had a problem.
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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby iriejohn » Wed Aug 11, 2021 6:14 pm

andylc wrote:
Wed Aug 11, 2021 10:01 am
For an improved design they look surprisingly identical. Although in fairness I’ve used them for yonks and never had a problem.
I've also used them for many years without problems, but then I don't do any boosting because one really bad landing could mean a knee replacement (damaged ACL).

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Re: Duotone Entity broke...

Postby aitorlopezosua » Wed Aug 11, 2021 10:55 pm

Leon van Bergen wrote:
Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:08 pm
Guys, look what i just received, never seen these before.

According to my dealer these straps are specially made as a replacement so they should be improved. I have to say I don't feel any difference in material and firmness at all, I'm very curious and time will tell.

20F2371D-F491-48D0-8FFC-693D7D14E5CE.jpeg

DE2496BD-DF94-4644-A23B-9A4F0A0D5948.jpeg

5AFC138B-A7E0-43F2-8325-DB4616EDA4EE.jpeg

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Those might be the new 2022 straps. The difference should be in the piece that you slot into the exterior of the strap: It should be longer so more contact surface. I can’t believe that it would fix the problem but if they recognise the problem… maybe.
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