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What's this kite worth?

Postby merl » Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:51 pm

I picked up a new 9m Storm Thunder kite from a dealer a couple of years ago after they decided not to continue making them. It is a pretty rare kite and the dealer had no idea how to set it up. I got it working, tested in light winds, but I don't think I will ever use it as it is a high AR (46 cells, AR 7) - more like a freerace style. It probably needs a bit more work to get it tuned, I just don't find the time or enthusiasm so I might as well sell it on. But what is is worth? I bought it cheap and sunk a few hours into it measuring bridles (to find out that they were all fine in fact).
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Re: What's this kite worth?

Postby Peter_Frank » Mon Apr 27, 2020 4:56 pm

What a beautiful kite :thumb:

Sorry, no idea what its worth, but looks amazing :D

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Re: What's this kite worth?

Postby Adventure Logs » Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:35 pm

Two fivvy ;-). Really though no idea but honestly I wouldn’t expect much. It’s kinda unknown and really unproven. Looks purty though.

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Re: What's this kite worth?

Postby merl » Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:39 pm

Yeah - it is a beaut - pearly white.
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Re: What's this kite worth?

Postby Regis-de-giens » Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:40 pm

It is from the french designer that designed the f-one bandit years ago. He built its own company with good LEI's , and then the good strutless Strom voyager.
He tried to develop this foil kite but i think very few were sold (very few) and he gave up. Needed some more development to sort out some stability issues from what I know. I saw it under the hands of a skilled foiler in some rides tests on the south of France from 2-3 years.

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Re: What's this kite worth?

Postby whiteout » Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:33 am

I will trade you an inflato for it

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Re: What's this kite worth?

Postby Bille » Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:31 pm

whiteout wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:33 am
I will trade you an inflato for it
NO -- don't do it ; you might get a crappy LEI . :lol:
BUT i'll trade Ya a 6'er of Really Good Beer, for it !!!! :D

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