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Author Topic: Want some input about the Transfer XTR  (Read 3770 times)
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« on: March 26, 2009, 08:01 AM »

i just bought a very nice used Transfer XTR and was wondering what some of your opinions  out there of this particular kite if any. Also like to know any thing someone might have on the bridel that it comes with and what the extra short leg on thelower out haul is for. If any thing. Measurements would be helpful also. thanks.  Grin

Just correcting the kite's name, easier to search for in future - zippy8
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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2009, 08:37 AM »

Do you mean XTR?

They are nice kites. A bit different, but very cool.

The extra bridle leg moves the towpoint towards the tips in a fade, making the fade slightly deeper. They also probably have some affect on the rotation into a yoyo. That is all conjecture based on some of my similar experiments, as mine never had them.
I have heard that they make very little difference on this kite.

You probably don't want my dimensions, who knows how they relate to the real thing...
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« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2009, 09:49 AM »

I have the full set and like them. The UL is more of a standard that goes a bit lower in the wind range but it's still nice. They flic-flac and cascade very nicely. Here's a link to a review:

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« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2009, 03:22 PM »

Very nice kites - I have the UL which while relatively heavy goes down quite low.

They are very stable in a fade (although hold quite a flat fade) - and like being pulled right through into position (i.e: not just flicked back like my NSE).

Once there they backspin easily, flic flac etc easily and nicely. It also does nice easy cascades and JL's.

I find that mine needs a little more arm movement - especially the comete , I need to adjust my arm movements somewhat and still find it a little challenging on this kite - that's more of a reflection of the flyer, not the kite!

Very nice to slowly trick in low winds  - I find it has a lot of float


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