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Author Topic: Aerobe or Skate?  (Read 2093 times)
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« on: August 23, 2009, 03:00 PM »

I saw a Skate this past week and would like to get one but the Aerobe is much cheaper. The Skate seems to be much slower and graceful in the videos I have seen as well.

I think an indoor glider would be much fun around here.

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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2009, 04:07 PM »


From the videos it looks like the Aerobe requires rather more effort as an indoor glider than the Skate.

They both look very cool though - and I so like the Aerobe w/tail = SLK option - so I have one on order for my lil' girl.

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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2009, 05:23 PM »

get the manta.. the bigger cooler lookin sk8te
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« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2009, 05:40 PM »

Seems like the manta has a higher rating.

What is the packed size of both?
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« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2009, 05:53 PM »

Get them both.........
I have a skate and love it for indoors only.....I would not want to take it outdoors when I have a 61/49 anyhow.....
Bit I am hoping to grab an aerobe for outdoors....

Skate packed is about ~45" long....skate is bigger overall........

Joe-got to get them both!!!!!!

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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2009, 05:59 PM »

Took a whole 4 posts for the universal kite answer!!! :-)

What size is the manta packed down?
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« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2009, 06:26 PM »

Manta or skate?Huh
Manta is the BIG 11' version.....~$300
Skate is the ~5' version....~$140 for a custom (iirc)
Both are made by Hunter & Paul @ focus........
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« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2009, 03:10 PM »


What size is the manta packed down?

According to Paul, 52".
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« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2009, 04:47 PM »

WTH!!!

I'll get all three! The Skate is on it way, the Aerobe is still gonna be a while and the Manta I am thinking about the colors...
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« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2009, 05:46 PM »

i am waiting on money for the aerobe and the manta....then i will have all three too...........
nice one Jeaux!!!
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