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Re: Shit is about to hit the fan

Postby downunder » Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:15 am

SolarSet wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2024 9:40 pm
POACHER wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2024 8:47 pm
2015 was the first year of the Naish Pivot.
Doesn’t matter let him win his imaginary argument 😂

You need to change kite eventually not because they are much better kites on market but because if you kite a lot you kite wear down very gradually but it does and you feel it suddenly when you try new kite,

Don’t sell me this BS that 15 years old kite that had couple hundreds hours of use flies the same as when it was new. You can trim bar line but you can’t trim canopy material
Yes. With 10000 hours is rubbish.

But with 50 it is not. Or even better, 2014 kite brand new will be just as good as any new kite today.

2% kiters would know the difference.

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Re: Shit is about to hit the fan

Postby Leon van Bergen » Fri Feb 09, 2024 2:22 pm

POACHER wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2024 8:47 pm
2015 was the first year of the Naish Pivot.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Shit is about to hit the fan

Postby Slappysan » Fri Feb 09, 2024 6:46 pm

POACHER wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2024 8:47 pm
2015 was the first year of the Naish Pivot.
Sorry, I mean Naish Park, what became the Pivot.

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Re: Shit is about to hit the fan

Postby Smeagle » Thu Feb 22, 2024 1:24 pm

Matty V wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2024 10:01 am
Wasn’t that when they had to close the entire Fanatic brand due to being wildly over run with product the only way out was closure?
I never understood this move. Fanatic and Duotone are just brands of the same company. The same people work on the boards now as before. The internal teams may have swapped some persons, but I see no good reason for this move. The same products are still available at the same prices through the same channels, just different names on them.

Again, I don't get it.

- Oliver

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Re: Shit is about to hit the fan

Postby Matty V » Thu Feb 22, 2024 11:43 pm

No they had separate divisions and staff

There have been rider and internal staff losing their jobs
You can’t dump 32000 fanatic paddle boards into an already dead market and not have any repurcusions

Anyway duotone have stopped all kite foil development too

Only surf and wing now.

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Re: Shit is about to hit the fan

Postby Mat187 » Fri Feb 23, 2024 6:43 am

hookedcook wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2024 8:02 am
Duotone is marking their kites down and 2022 click bars are 50 % off. Think I'll stick with the normal brands. But if duotone is 0ffering any deal you know things are wrong, I'll buy another brand that offered more affordable kites for not some stupid amount of money
Haha And what about all the current material that Cabrinha, North and Naish are selling for over 50%? What is your guess?


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