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Postby panzerfaust » Sun May 08, 2005 9:58 am

cool, I really needed to hear that, thanks guys

unfortunately according to Jeff they don't sell the WindWings at KWS so I'm ordering a 12 and a 17 from windexpress :supz:
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Postby dewey » Sun May 08, 2005 11:24 am

Wind express is one of the only ways that you could buy WW kites. I heard that some shops will start selling them. I'd get in on it if I were a retailer.
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Postby Guest » Sun May 08, 2005 3:54 pm

panzerfaust wrote:cool, I really needed to hear that, thanks guys

unfortunately according to Jeff they don't sell the WindWings at KWS so I'm ordering a 12 and a 17 from windexpress :supz:


I think I just saw your order come through. Thanks dude!
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Postby panzerfaust » Sun May 08, 2005 3:57 pm

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panzerfaust wrote:cool, I really needed to hear that, thanks guys

unfortunately according to Jeff they don't sell the WindWings at KWS so I'm ordering a 12 and a 17 from windexpress :supz:


I think I just saw your order come through. Thanks dude!


sweet, can't wait
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Postby David (guest) » Sun May 08, 2005 9:31 pm

Would the 12 and the 17 WW Rage IIs be good for 3rd Ave as well, or is that just "Alameda advice?" :)
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Postby OliverG » Mon May 09, 2005 6:36 am

David (guest) wrote:Would the 12 and the 17 WW Rage IIs be good for 3rd Ave as well, or is that just "Alameda advice?" :)


The 12 for higher wind days, and the 17 would be OK for days when it's blowing 13-15 or so, but it still has the range so if it comes up a bit more, you'd be OK. The 17 should be good up to about 18-20 depending on your weight. What's your weight?
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Postby panzerfaust » Mon May 09, 2005 7:55 pm

155lbs
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Postby panzerfaust » Mon May 09, 2005 7:56 pm

oops I though you were asking me
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Postby Big Al » Mon May 09, 2005 11:04 pm

David, I would stay away from a 17m at 3rd ave. In the summer time it's rare to have a good 17m day. It's either too windy, or too light for a 17m kite, unless you are a big guy and like to ride totally lit.

It depends on your weight though. I wouldn't get anything bigger than a 14M if you are going to be riding 3rd mostly.
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Postby David (guest) » Tue May 10, 2005 11:27 am

Well, I weigh 160 (birthday suit, no neoprene :wink: ) I haven't gotten a board yet, though, and I know that matters. I was thinking something in the 150 cm range, or maybe an Airush Square One (Two?). I'd been hoping I could get away with a used board (man, this equipment is expen$ive!), but it seems most of the turnover is (understandably) in shorter boards.

I would expect, however, that 3rd Ave would be my regular area, since I live on the peninsula.

Thanks and TIA for your advice!

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