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Fulcrum

Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:10 pm

Hi,

How does fly/compare to a rev ? Looking to get a quad and the Fulcrum has caught my eye but I've only had the older rev's B series etc but don't have it anymore.

Thanks.
 
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Re: Fulcrum

Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:27 am

It flies and feels quite different from the Rev. It tracks and reverses well, it doesn't side slide easily.

I'm still getting used to mine...
Kevin Sanders

Willunga
South Australia
 
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Re: Fulcrum

Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:21 am

I had a great session with the Fulcrum yesterday. Wind speed was around 6 mph, on shore - laboratory grade!

Previously, I had flown holding Rev handles in the traditional way; pivoting around the thumbs at the top, fingers controlling the brake lines. This time I gripped towards the middle of the handles and used my wrists to pivot.

Huge difference - much better control in all directions! Almost immediately it went from a "hmmm, did I make a mistake buying this" kite to a "Wow, straight into the A bag" kite.

I plan to fabricate some handles specifically suited to the Fulcrum, and am now saving the pennies for a vented version
Kevin Sanders



Willunga

South Australia