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Re: If you had to re-buy all your kites tomorrow, what would you get?

Postby cnski » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:57 pm

12m Kitech FRS Ultralight
9m Switch H3
7m Switch H3

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Re: If you had to re-buy all your kites tomorrow, what would you get?

Postby Pedro Marcos » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:54 pm

R1V3: 9-11-15-21 Thats 5 to 30 knots.

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Re: If you had to re-buy all your kites tomorrow, what would you get?

Postby maximlg253 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:41 am

15m Soul for light wind
9m Hyperlink
7m Ultra
That is good up to 22 knots or so. If windier, twintip

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Re: If you had to re-buy all your kites tomorrow, what would you get?

Postby trod27 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:09 am

cnski wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:57 pm
12m Kitech FRS Ultralight
9m Switch H3
7m Switch H3
Kitech? sounds like some new fangled foil kite on steroids? :jump:

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Re: If you had to re-buy all your kites tomorrow, what would you get?

Postby ap888 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:34 am

Cabrinha drifters for smaller sizes 10 and under and a 12m ozone alpha not a big fan of foil kites had one for 2 years...just to complex and if kite drops in light wind....if then harder to swim in

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Re: If you had to re-buy all your kites tomorrow, what would you get?

Postby grigorib » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:48 pm

Let's get back to this topic

Today Slingshot has released Rally GT in 3/6/9/12/14 sizes and Raptor in 6/8/9/10/12
I ride Rally 5/7/9/11 for both foiling and jumping and 9m Turbine is a special boosting kite.
For a while I restrained myself from buying the SST as missing grunt and Turbine while being amazing for boosting kind of sucked for freeride foiling, looping, downwinders and relaunchability.

So if I had to buy myself a new quiver I'm missing sizes 5,7 and 11 in Rally GT or Raptor and I have a funny puzzle to entertain myself of what I would have got, limiting myself to 4-5 kites.

I'd replace 11m Rally with 12m GT and I think it'd rock as borderline lightwind foiling and lazy, <20knots jumping kite
I'd definitely grab the 3m GT as I get damn overpowered on 5m with a foil at times
I'd take a 9m GT as 9m is just my golden size for jumping and reasonably the largest kite I foil with

So I'm exposed on missing 5m and 7m. A gap between 6 and 9, or even worse - between 3 and 6 is just huge and It'd suck to mix SST into the line.

I wish it were 3/5/7/9/12 GTs but what, it would be 3/6/9/12 GT and 8m Raptor I guess...?
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Re: If you had to re-buy all your kites tomorrow, what would you get?

Postby Toby » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:21 pm

Rebel 2015 18.0

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Re: If you had to re-buy all your kites tomorrow, what would you get?

Postby bigtone667 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:40 pm

Clouds for foiling and surfing, Rebel for boosting.

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Re: If you had to re-buy all your kites tomorrow, what would you get?

Postby BigSky » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:44 pm

A full quiver of FlySurfer Peak 4's. I already did this but I would have saved a lot of money. If you foil get them when looking for a new kite. They're cheap, super easy to use and incredible.


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