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[*] posted on 9-2-2016 at 08:42 AM
Best Guess at Kite Size


Looks like I may have a chance to attend WBB in Oct. Will not be able to bring a buggy but could bring a kite or two. I buggy often and have depower kites from 4M to 13M. What is your best guess at what two kite sizes would be best to bring? It sounds like there would be a buggy available for some short runs. Wish I could bring all my gear but I can not get it in my suitcase.



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[*] posted on 9-2-2016 at 09:35 AM


My most used depower sizes on the east coast were a 9m Montana or 15m arc. That would cover almost all wind ranges if it wasn't a storm and the wind was actually blowing.



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[*] posted on 9-2-2016 at 09:41 AM


boy this should have a 1000 answers
id say bring the 13 Frenzy and the 8 summit
unless we have a crazy forecast




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[*] posted on 9-2-2016 at 10:19 AM


I'm the guy that is always worried about being over-powered. When everyone else is flying 5-6m FB, I'm flying 4m.
My most used kites at WBB are my 7m and 11m Lynx.
If you fly like Bobby does, his sizes are probably right for you.
(Then again, we do get those rare days that a 3-4m DP is perfect!)

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[*] posted on 9-2-2016 at 01:06 PM


I would say bring another suitcase.
No honestly if you don't have it with you somebody else will:D:D




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[*] posted on 9-2-2016 at 04:15 PM


Abkayak advice sounds right ..... You can always check forecast before going and grab that 4m access .....



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[*] posted on 9-3-2016 at 07:11 PM
Thanks for the suggestions!


What a helpful group. I'll be seeing you at WBB with two perfect sized kites. I will need to beg, borrow, steal or rent a buggy for a few runs each day. Looking forward to putting a face with the user names.

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[*] posted on 9-4-2016 at 10:15 AM


I am down to three arcs, an 18,a 12, and a 9. Covers me completely, only issue I have is if he wind is below 9mph then I'm watching.







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[*] posted on 9-7-2016 at 06:01 PM


I always find that the kite I don't bring is the one I need the most. I couldn't even say what my most used kite would be. I tend to use everything... Sometimes all in the same weekend... Sorry for not being helpful. :(



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[*] posted on 9-8-2016 at 07:24 AM


Burt- I can bring a second bug for you- its a flexi standard with barrows- also if we can get on the hard pack I will be on my board and then you can use the other buggy- look forward to meeting you
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[*] posted on 9-8-2016 at 08:28 AM


Scott, that is a very nice offer and one I would enjoy. Just a little time to ride would be much appreciated. What is the location of the event in relation to the Shalimar? I don't expect to get to the event until early afternoon on Fri.


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[*] posted on 9-8-2016 at 08:31 AM


The hotel is one block off the beach
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