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Postby feixaq » Thu May 05, 2005 9:09 am

Some of you might have seen this already. (Personally, a tad too expensive for my tastes, plus I like my '05 WindWings... but hey, the chrome color is nice.)

http://www.bestkiteboarding.com/content ... llfish.asp
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Postby Windseeker » Thu May 05, 2005 1:22 pm

Wow.... that does sound to good to be true. But if it is, all the other big shot kite makers better adapt fast. I wonder how hard you have to pump this thing up?
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Postby dewey » Thu May 05, 2005 4:22 pm

If it's that good then everyone will use it in a couple of years. Just think about a rapture with it. Smaller leading edge, and lighter. That will be one bad kite. I want to see if that new material will last first.

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Postby knyfe » Fri May 06, 2005 12:44 pm

$1300 for an 13 kite ... they are really nuts ...

Back to the old days I would say.

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Postby pipedragon » Fri May 06, 2005 12:48 pm

dewey wrote:If it's that good then everyone will use it in a couple of years. Just think about a rapture with it. Smaller leading edge, and lighter. That will be one bad kite. I want to see if that new material will last first.

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I agree. Best just broke ground but if it is all that great then other kite companies will actually make it affordable. That is a lot to pay for a best kite that is supposed to be cheap. Their leading edge and weight claims as being the only kites of their kind are off as well. I will post pictures of my Raven next to the pictures of the hellfish and you will see why.
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Postby RobsterCraw » Fri May 06, 2005 1:05 pm

that material + single point inflation + backwards relaunch = one bad ass kite lets hope someone puts it all together.
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Postby pipedragon » Fri May 06, 2005 2:13 pm

RobsterCraw wrote:that material + single point inflation + backwards relaunch = one bad ass kite lets hope someone puts it all together.


They are already working on it. It is called the Raven 2 and Torch 2. That would be my guess
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Postby Rogue Wave » Fri May 06, 2005 2:18 pm

Frankly, I think the idea of a thinner leading edge makes perfect sense. I've been looking at kites for years, wondering why a high(er) pressure system would not work well.

I'll put money on the fact that Bill has something up his sleeve already, and I can't wait to see it!
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Postby SPAMAN13 » Fri May 06, 2005 3:33 pm

:shock: shinny kite....wwwooooowwww....
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Postby kitebored » Fri May 06, 2005 11:23 pm

so who's ordered one?
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