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Author: Subject: Kite Number 2

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[*] posted on 6-10-2020 at 12:17 PM
Kite Number 2

So after flying the Fluxx 2.2m for a few days, I'm already thinking about kite number 2, but have no idea where to even start.


More stability
Less susceptible to collapsing mid pull thru the window
Something with a little lift to it, not looking for huge air, but a little pull every now and then for some more excitement would be nice.
At least a 4 line
600 bucks or less RTF

Do I need handles or a bar? Does it matter?
Can I go straight from a 2 line FB control bar setup to a de-power?
Am I ready for a de-power?

Are there any resources I can look up?

Oh yeah, I'm 5'10" and around 220lbs and wind conditions vary from dead to a steady 15ish mph with gusts in the mid to upper 30s

Anything else, just ask. I'm open to anything and everything.

Thanks all!!!
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[*] posted on 6-10-2020 at 12:49 PM

What are you goals...? Buggy, ATB, static... that will factor into your decision. There are kites that will do all. There are kites that are better suited for each discipline. I do believe there is a thread outlining all these choices.

PL- Aero v1 11m / Phantom 6/9/12/15/18
Ozone Chrono v2 9m
Liquid Force Elite 6.5m
Flysurfer - Peak 3 4m
PKD - Century 2.5m, Soulfly 3.5m
Ted's Profoil-1m/3.5m
Custom NABX Rev
GT Rapide V/VTT-XR+ Special
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