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« on: August 05, 2017, 06:20 AM »

Anyone have any experience with the Into The Wind Spectre as a Low Wind kite?

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Wing Span 85
Wind Range 212 MPH
Frame 4mm + 6mm Pultruded Carbon
Lower Spreader Wrapped Tapered Carbon Sail - .05 oz Ripstop Polyester
Weight - 6.9oz
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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2017, 02:52 AM »

Ive asked the same question, as well to pilots on the fields of events. Was super curious about the white/purple one, before this one. Nobody'd flown one, which is more of a bad sign to me than a bad review.
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2017, 05:54 AM »

...which is more of a bad sign to me than a bad review.

Yes, I agree, which is why I decided against and went with a Prism Zephyr. Found one for an awesome price and just couldn't pass it up.
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2017, 04:25 AM »

I don't know anything about the Spectre but I think I'd rather make a post and see if anyone has a good UL or SUL to sell in Wanted. You might be able to get a really good kite for the cost of a new Spectre.
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« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2017, 06:22 AM »

You might be able to get a really good kite for the cost of a new Spectre.

I did find one. Found a Zephyr for an excellent price..$137 brand new, $88 savings.
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« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2017, 01:34 PM »

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I did find one. Found a Zephyr for an excellent price..$137 brand new, $88 savings.

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« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2017, 02:59 PM »

I heard good things about the Zephyr. And you saved a ton of money! Enjoy it! (And I've always liked the panel layout.)
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« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2017, 11:32 PM »

The Zephyr is a good all around kite but can be finicky in low wind.  Ive flown mine in as low as 1mph stock but with a bit of tuning it can easily fly in 1mph.  All I did was take out the tail weight, use 2pt lower spreaders, 4mm upper with endcaps so it didn't pop out and 50#x75' lines.  On 50' lines I could almost fly it in 0 wind that way.  I should get another one, mod it and do a vid one of these days.
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