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[*] posted on 7-9-2017 at 10:28 AM
depower options?


hey all i currently buggy using handles on mix of flexi bullets and hq beamers but looking into depower kites.

i have a 05 ozone frenzy 10m which i am aware will give to much lift and i will change in time.

can anyone suggest me depower options around 6m as i flew a friends 6m ozone access and really liked it.

looking cheap if possible as being fairly new im likely to crash it! been reading up but unsure on best route to go so any advice from more experienced flyers would be most appreciated.
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[*] posted on 7-9-2017 at 01:41 PM


I got an HQ Neo 8m RTF $200 plus shipping. The Neo is a closed cell kite. I granted it's not an ozone. But it's cheap and if you destroy it you'll still have a good bar and line set. Just throwing it out there.




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[*] posted on 7-9-2017 at 02:12 PM


6m Flysurfer Peak 1's are going for a great price... you get a lot of bang for your bucks too. The useable range is pretty good especially on the beach... love mine!!!



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[*] posted on 7-9-2017 at 02:59 PM


>> "6m Flysurfer Peak 1"

I second that emotion.




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[*] posted on 7-9-2017 at 04:42 PM


Flysurfer Peaks (V1, V2, or V3) are great first DPs for buggying. Very little lift and great cruisers. You mentioned liking the Access which is a low AR flying mattress of sorts. I've owned them and liked them, but would say that they are so low AR that the bigger ones are pretty unresponsive to fine control. I personally think the Access shines in the 6m and 8m sizes as higher wind options.

Utahtami is selling a 12m Peak-2 right now on the forum (link below). Not exactly in the size range you suggested, but as many would attest to a Peak quiver for buggying can be had with only two kites, the 6m and the 12m, so this would get you half way. Just sayin...

http://www.powerkiteforum.com/viewthread.php?tid=33566

Tons of people really like the original 6m Peak with the only stated negatives I've ever seen consistently was that the hole in the center of the bar can wear on the lines a bit. One way to go could be to pick up Tami's 12m and then find a used 6m Peak as KO and use the line set and bar from the 12m with the six.

Good luck!




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Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 7-9-2017 at 06:53 PM


You can still find ONE used P1 6m from Flysurfers online shop.

http://shop.flysurfer.com/peak-6-0.html

449 Euros -> that's about 400 of UK moneys. I can't use some special chars like pounds, because then my post blanks out totally - probably since I got outlandish keyboard [-settings] oh, I could use brackets gee)

OR HOW ABOUT A SCHOOL USED P3 6M FROM NORWAY ?!?

6600 NOK -> that's about 610 pounds sterling.




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[*] posted on 7-9-2017 at 06:57 PM


I have to admit the Peak is a solid budget minded option. I have the Peak3 in a 12m. Thanks to Windstruck. It's a solid performer. And reasonably priced.

Holy shnikies! Did I just join the Peak fanboy club?




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[*] posted on 7-11-2017 at 09:51 AM


thanks for all the suggestions,really like the flysurf choice which are little higher than i wanted to spend but i have lots of overtime at work so if i can find time to do some then possibly treat myself.
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[*] posted on 7-11-2017 at 05:56 PM


Don't rule out the LS2 if you like the single skins. I don't have hands on experience but the LS2 looked do fly more refined and is a bit cheaper new.



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[*] posted on 7-11-2017 at 06:14 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Bladerunner  
Don't rule out the LS2 if you like the single skins. I don't have hands on experience but the LS2 looked do fly more refined and is a bit cheaper new.


Ken, I wish we had worked it out so you could have rocked my LS2s at IBX. Next year for sure. I'm going to be getting a 4m StreetStar too, something I think you might really enjoy on your skates.




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Born-Kite NASA Star-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m; z-bridled for handle flying)

Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 7-12-2017 at 12:35 PM


just watched john holgates longstar review which seams great,i did read up a while ago on the nasa stars (square kite) and got rather confused!!
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