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Re: Large Wingspan

Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:23 pm

:-D Thanks though, appreciate it.

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Re: Large Wingspan

Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:17 pm

Bigger kites I think are better for a noob. Less sensitive and generally fly in lower winds. I would get something 2.25m plus :cool:
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Re: Large Wingspan

Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:10 pm

If you are "very new" to kiting i would pass on the Kaos although I have never owned one, I have flown one a good few times & while it flys reasonably well & tricks to a certain extent, I found that it was a kite that needed you to be concentrating & on top of it at all times & not to forgiving, to sum it up in one word "Twitchy" also it is as said an old design kite things have come on somewhat. I think you can get a better bang for your buck with a kite of more modern design. Just my take on it of course.
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Re: Large Wingspan

Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:13 pm

Craig wrote:
SUL - Super ultra light. For very light wind, 0 to 5
UL - Ultra light. For light wind, 2 to 7
Std - Standard. For normal wind, 5 to 12
Vent - Vented. For high wind, 12+

The unit is mph I assume (personally this unit needs to be converted to something I can relate to)? Nice and efficient table that gives me the complete picture.
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Re: Large Wingspan

Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:05 pm

How about this...

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