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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby GetHighOrDieTrying » Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:51 pm

love my ozone edge v10. really enjoy the boosting capabilities and the wind range, stability and depower - makes it just easy to get a good pop which is in my view the most important for boosting. although the sweet spot for getting the jump right is a bit smaller than on rebel or xr6 i would say. so it's def a more technical kite but i love it's character and the way it's different from all other LEIs. i needed some getting used to but once you have it nailed it's just awesome how much performance you can extract from this machine. the airtime is insane and landings loftier than on any other LEI kite i had. i also have a ozone chrono v4 15m for lower wind days and foiling and love it as well. think it's a great addition for a smaller size/higher wind edge v10 quiver.

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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby tautologies » Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:06 pm

matth wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:28 pm
GTC wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:11 pm
Naish Pivot 10. Awesome jumping capabilities, very decent in waves and good low-end and upwind performance.
Same here, 10m Pivot is fantastic.
If I had only one kite...it would be the 10 pivot. My favorite..I think is the 8 pivot, or 7 slash. Dammit. Do we have to decide on one kite? :lol:

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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby Flyboy » Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:00 pm

Another vote for the Peak4 4m. Ideal range from 14 knots - 18 knots (can use it in more). This is a very common wind range & means average days with a modest amount of wind are transformed into a playground of carving fun with a surf foil. :thumb:

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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby BE_Kiter » Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:08 pm

North Reach 11

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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby lederhosen » Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:52 pm

Kitech FRS 12m, 24m lines and hydrofoil carving :jump:

(And then peak4 4m when wind gets more)

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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby Flyboy » Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:41 pm

lederhosen wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:52 pm
Kitech FRS 12m, 24m lines and hydrofoil carving :jump:

(And then peak4 4m when wind gets more)
Interested in the idea of a Kitech FRS. Currently have a 6m Peak4 for "light winds" ... which means 10 knots & up. What do you consider the range of the Kitech 12m (80 kg) for foiling?

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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby tkaraszewski » Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:41 pm

Flysurfer Sonic3 13m.

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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby geokite » Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:58 pm

6m Kitech FRS on 21m lines. Windrange of 13-22mph or so for the foil. Shorter lines at the top end.

In response to Flyboy; I find the 12m FRS to be good from an average of 8mph to 13mph. Lulls below 8mph don't kill it, and above 13mph I can fly the 6m. 1100cm^2 foil.

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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby luca » Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:37 pm

Orbit 2021 9m is my favorite out of my range when it starts blowing 25+

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Re: Which is your favorite kite right now?

Postby knyfe » Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:58 am

Edges for high wind TT jumping (11 & 8 )

Then the discovery of last year was the Pansh Genesis 5 for foiling. I call it my "garbage bag" but I have to admit I really love that kite for cave foiling for its awesome drift and quick turns. It allowed me to progress much more last season as it just went with me without hassles. I never expected that - to have that much fun with it. It will have to compete with a 5m Cloud this year - lets see how it turns out. G


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