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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby Toby » Fri Oct 01, 2021 9:39 pm

Can’t wait to use mine….end of October someone brings it to me in Brazil.

I hope I can ditch my little electrical pump….which has no pressure and is only used to fill most of the kite….30 more up and downs from my normal pump needed to give it its pressure.

Will post !

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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby Azzieo » Fri Oct 01, 2021 9:48 pm

AeolianKitesurfing wrote:
Fri Oct 01, 2021 8:41 pm
BWD wrote:
Tue Sep 21, 2021 12:23 pm
I’ll stick with my $20 west marine and walmart pumps for now. The i-sup doesnt get that much use and came with its own pump anyway.
Looks cool (if pump can :roll: ) but missing the $100 price mark by a mile makes it a tough sell
Tell you what - We'll put our money where our pump is and offer you a $100 voucher off a HiLo pump. To redeem you must post here, a side by side video of pumping with your $20 westmarine/walmart pump and your new HiLo pump.
Are you game?
I'd do it :) , have regular 20" single action, and 24" 2.9L double action.. seems like double action would be 5.8L, which is quite close to 6.5L. Interesting what the difference is, and is it worth more than 2x the price...As long as the condition is "post a side by side video", irrelevant of the outcome :)

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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby AeolianKitesurfing » Sat Oct 02, 2021 8:53 pm

Azzieo wrote:
Fri Oct 01, 2021 9:48 pm
AeolianKitesurfing wrote:
Fri Oct 01, 2021 8:41 pm
BWD wrote:
Tue Sep 21, 2021 12:23 pm
I’ll stick with my $20 west marine and walmart pumps for now. The i-sup doesnt get that much use and came with its own pump anyway.
Looks cool (if pump can :roll: ) but missing the $100 price mark by a mile makes it a tough sell
Tell you what - We'll put our money where our pump is and offer you a $100 voucher off a HiLo pump. To redeem you must post here, a side by side video of pumping with your $20 westmarine/walmart pump and your new HiLo pump.
Are you game?
I'd do it :) , have regular 20" single action, and 24" 2.9L double action.. seems like double action would be 5.8L, which is quite close to 6.5L. Interesting what the difference is, and is it worth more than 2x the price...As long as the condition is "post a side by side video", irrelevant of the outcome :)
You will get a voucher for $100 regardless of the outcome but you must post a side by side video with your "$20 walmart or west marine pump" - It sounds like you have the Premium $79 pump so I'm confused...do you not have a $20 walmart pump?

Anyway here is a video of HiLo going head to head with your 24" double action pump - - spoiler alert: HiLo is 30% faster!
HiLo is also 2 pumps in one and features a High Pressure stage which makes easy work of a SUP, wingboard or those last few PSI's you pump into your kite.

Hope to see your post soon!

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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby SMJ » Sat Oct 02, 2021 9:17 pm

For that price, you may as well go electric. I have three electric pumps, but my favorite is the AVRO:

https://avropump.com/

The AVRO is fully automatic. Set the pressure and forget it. By the time you run your lines, the kite is pumped. Plus it charges faster than the competitors and is very light weight.
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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby downunder » Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:23 am

there is no way to buy electric pump for 100 in AU.

For AU$300 maybe yes.

Any pump is not really travel friendly. We need a travel friendly foldable or similar design.

it should not be that hard to make a main shaft in two parts, so the pump can be completely taken into pieces.

having carbon main shaft would be light and super strong.

now THAT pump I would buy.
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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby BWD » Sun Oct 03, 2021 3:15 am

If you are still down I’ll demo the fancy pump versus my cheapo pump on strutless lei’s 7-17m, a wing or two, and an isup. If not, no prob and best wishes!

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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby Windigo1 » Sun Oct 03, 2021 6:22 pm

Most of the time I'm foiling on a 9m single strut or less it takes 30 seconds to inflate it with a WFMG pump... for me it's not worth it saving a few seconds... Maybe for those still riding huge kites.

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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby Wolkster » Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:10 am

True that it’s big, heavy, and pricey, but if you have it you will use it and love it!
You use the big stage to fill that kite real quick like and the high pressure mode is also pretty sweet because with very little effort you can pump those last couple high pressure pounds in.

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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby 1234567Simon » Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:59 am

For the small kites I just use my pump without a hose.

But especially for the 12 and 17 I alway use the hose. It just is to hard on the knees, if I knee in front of the kite too Long for pumping up. :jump: :jump: :jump:

I got the pump 22 years ago with my Naish AR4
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Re: Introducing HiLo - A high quality pump, packed with the latest technology

Postby Da Yoda » Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:00 am

I’d like to challenge it against LF’s mini MaxFlow pump with the extendable handle. It’s smaller than a cheapo pump, but a bit wider. It’s my favorite travel pump


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