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Re: Crazyfly Raptor extreme or Duotone Jaime textreme? 2020 versions

Postby badgb21 » Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:53 pm

sends wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:45 pm
Hello, I am 185 pounds 6.1ft and I'm not sure what size to get on the Crazyfly raptor the 136 or the 140 any suggestion?
Thanks.
Had both but I’m 250lbs, the 140 is perfect. Found the 136 a bit small, wind was never steady enough to enjoy as much as the 140
185lbs if you are very competent I would think the 136

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Re: Crazyfly Raptor extreme or Duotone Jaime textreme? 2020 versions

Postby sends » Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:55 pm

Thanks I'll go for the 136. :thumb:

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Re: Crazyfly Raptor extreme or Duotone Jaime textreme? 2020 versions

Postby gibsonandpickett » Sat Apr 11, 2020 7:24 am

The board fin has hit something solid. that's why its broke.had the same thing to my cazyfly board. I went super manning through the air after hitting a large concrete anchor in bali.

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Re: Crazyfly Raptor extreme or Duotone Jaime textreme? 2020 versions

Postby ArthurG » Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:25 am

I had the Jaime textreme 136 2018 version that is the same as the 2019 version, sold it..
Had the North Gonzales 142, sold it.
Also have the X-ride 138, Crazyfly 145, and Naish Monarch 135.
Very important part is the spray you get in your face when kitesurfing, all the boards mentioned above except the Monarch spray. Also I found durability on the North boards lacking to say the least.Had to fix one of the tips with epoxy after the board was swept away and hit a rock. Crazyfly strap failed on me during a jump but that was the cheap binding version, still, never happened with the Vario straps or the Entity.

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Re: Crazyfly Raptor extreme or Duotone Jaime textreme? 2020 versions

Postby Ice101 » Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:38 pm

I am the opposite I didn’t like the raptor it felt a little gravely across the water. The jamie is smoother in my opinion releases easier and a better board. Try to demo both. I don’t ride either but I would definitely have a jamie if I could afford one.


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