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Re: 2020 Slingshot Ghost?

Postby oceanromeo » Thu Jan 12, 2023 7:17 pm

Windigo1 wrote:
Thu Jan 12, 2023 5:55 pm
oceanromeo wrote:
Thu Jan 12, 2023 5:45 pm
Here’s a review of the 2022 V2 Slingshot Ghost:
Yes but the question being asked was about the 2020!

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Re: 2020 Slingshot Ghost?

Postby purdyd » Thu Jan 12, 2023 11:55 pm

I really liked the ghost 4m and I should get around to selling it. I think it would be great for a smaller rider as an all round kite.
Those weights seem high my 4m 2020 ghost came in at 1360 grams or just under 3 lbs

(For reference ufo 4m1060 grams)

That would put it inline with this chart for the ghost v2
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Re: 2020 Slingshot Ghost?

Postby Boston kiter » Fri Jan 13, 2023 4:36 am

Thanks for all the input. I pulled the trigger and went for the UFO V2. This kite is 100% for foiling for me, so the UFO made sense. I was considering a peak also but from all the reviews the UFO comes close in performance to the peak without the negative of almost zero chance of relaunch.

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Re: 2020 Slingshot Ghost?

Postby Greenturtle » Thu Mar 16, 2023 2:48 pm

Heya can anyone comment on the 2.5 ghost? Specifically does it fly ok in sub-15knots for teaching youngsters?
Thanks in advance

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Re: 2020 Slingshot Ghost?

Postby Slappysan » Thu Mar 16, 2023 6:22 pm

Get a FS Peak (or Hybrid) for teaching young ones IMO. You can teach on them in 8 knots and super safe.

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