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ElusiveStranger
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UL Recommendations please

Tue Aug 18, 2009 9:51 am

Hi, long time no post for me.

I got out of kiting for a while, just too busy doing "other stuff" if you know what I mean.

Anyway I have been able to have some free time lately.
When the wind's playing my homemade Psycho (I've worn 3 out in the years) or Area 51 comes out (I got a mint one from a friend)
When there's not so much wind, the Gem comes out

When there's next to nothing the Matrix or if it dies I play with the boomerang for a bit. (Anyway of tricking up a Matrix?)

Now I have contemplated making the "Le Quartz" as a UL but my sewing machine has gone on the 3 step zig zag.

Sooooo, what UL would you guys & girls advise me to look at?
I've been thinking Gem UL or a Deep Space?

TIA
 
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Tue Aug 18, 2009 10:47 am

You should always try before you buy if you can...

...saying that, the DS does go quite low, but maybe you should wait for the DS UL which is in development at the moment
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Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:08 am

I thought it had been released now.....bloody hell, Tim sure knows how to procrastinate!
 
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Tue Aug 18, 2009 4:13 pm

Cavalier CTX is SUL and a good tricker
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Tue Aug 18, 2009 5:09 pm

uktotty wrote:
Cavalier CTX is SUL and a good tricker


STX, awesome kite but out of production
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Tue Aug 18, 2009 5:50 pm

Mark E Mark wrote:
I thought it had been released now.....bloody hell, Tim sure knows how to procrastinate!


Tim told me he is taking orders now.
Though I would recommend a Talon UL personally. :cool:


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Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:36 pm

Iv'e ordered my DS UL can't wait ':D'

Tim did say he just needs to add it to the website
 
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Wed Aug 19, 2009 9:57 am

Fiction wrote:
uktotty wrote:
Cavalier CTX is SUL and a good tricker


STX, awesome kite but out of production


Sorry STX
He can buy mine if he wants :)
 
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Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:52 pm

If it's in good nick and in one of the less "tropical" colour schemes I might have it :D mine's been flown to death
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Wed Aug 19, 2009 4:44 pm

PM coming after colour checked :)
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Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:27 pm

Is this kite suitable for very low winds?
 
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Wed Aug 19, 2009 9:01 pm

It's a Super Ultra Light designed for indoor or very low wind conditions. Although you'll have to work pretty hard to fly it indoors.
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Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:20 am

Well, I bought UkTotty's STX
Briefly flew it but the wind/weather in Devon/Cornwall weren't suitable for a SUL!
 
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Tue Sep 01, 2009 9:12 am

LOL was it a bit tooo windy then Steve?
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Tue Sep 01, 2009 7:51 pm

Ooooooooooooo yis.
1/ snapped my old lines
2/ Broke both leaders on the bridle within micro seconds (old bridle from old kite)
3/ Broke the lower spreader on the Psycho mid air (old ones from old kite)

I'll now await Seales to say point 3 was to do with ground incidents :oops:
That kid can fly. Cheeky fella said "Now that's Old Skool" about my Leading Edge Drag with his Gem ;)