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Author Topic: All time best kite for precision (money no object)?  (Read 8925 times)
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« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2009, 03:01 AM »

R-Sky Krystal would be my pick
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« Reply #16 on: July 17, 2009, 03:05 AM »

This might add to your confusion!  Wink
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« Reply #17 on: July 17, 2009, 04:19 AM »

Finally, a mention of the QPro.  Smiley

As a precision kite it has proven itself in competition. The must be up in the top five in this type of flying.
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« Reply #18 on: July 17, 2009, 02:06 PM »

Isn't the Cosmic TC supposed to be the new king of competition precision flying?  It's got about 125 different settings if you take all the knots into account...
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« Reply #19 on: July 17, 2009, 08:18 PM »

Shiva by CDC
Machine by RonG
Viper and Vendetta by Shawn T.
Nirvana by R-Sky.

These five are the best I've flown for precision and out side of the Shiva they are all top level trick kites.
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« Reply #20 on: July 17, 2009, 08:53 PM »

Viper and Vendetta by Shawn T.
This ^^^ is spot on.

Just buy a Vendetta from Shawn and have the best of all worlds (and for not much dough)

(The UL is best)

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« Reply #21 on: July 17, 2009, 10:48 PM »

So far these are the kites with 2 or more mentions:

Aerie Air F/X x3
Top of the Line Northshore Radical x3
Prophecy x2
Falhawk THP Platinum x2
Nirvana x2
L'Atelier Lithium x2
QPro x2
Vendetta x2
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« Reply #22 on: July 18, 2009, 05:01 AM »

Of those I've flown, in order of preference:

1) L'Atelier Masque Comp
2) Prism QPro
3) North Shore Radical
4) STX
5) Nirvana
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« Reply #23 on: July 18, 2009, 07:34 AM »

This might add to your confusion!  Wink


What a terrific write up. Took a lot of work and time to put together. Thanks X10
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« Reply #24 on: July 18, 2009, 10:14 AM »

I would have voted for our T2 Zero but Bambi never lets me fly it.

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« Reply #25 on: July 18, 2009, 10:50 AM »

I flew the pink monster quite a few times back in the day. Great kite, for sure.
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« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2009, 01:05 PM »

Hummmmm?
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So much depends on how ANY of these popular precision kites are truly only as good as the flyer's talent behind the line set and just how well those beautiful precision kites are adjusted for the flying conditions at the moment.
Every flyer on this earth...I would ponder---out yonder, has their own favorite kite.
Soooooooooo many great kites...yet to fly n' buy (if we could had the time, talent or money, honey!! Cry
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« Reply #27 on: July 18, 2009, 02:31 PM »

I have some very precise kites, they do precisely what you didn't expect or ask them to do  Cheesy

Seriously though the Avenger by Jerry Sinote circa 1984(?) after the addition of some stand-offs tracks like it's on rails. But your not going to stall this kite anywhere in the window. Of kites available today that I have experience with I still find the Prism Quantum (not Pro) to have well regulated speed with good feel & drive throughout the window and very acceptable accuracy in its wind range.

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« Reply #28 on: July 18, 2009, 03:27 PM »

So far these are the kites with 2 or more mentions:

Aerie Air F/X x3
Top of the Line Northshore Radical x3
Prophecy x2
Falhawk THP Platinum x2
Nirvana x2
L'Atelier Lithium x2
QPro x2
Vendetta x2


Reactor Pro was mentioned twice (once in the team kite review)  Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #29 on: July 19, 2009, 11:32 PM »

Make that 3 for the Lithium. Well made kite too.
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