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« Reply #30 on: February 18, 2010, 06:09 AM »

Been flying with WidowMaker and Talon Std.. find that somehow it is easier to get into a fade with the WM, wonder if it is due to the 20g tail weight. Anyone shares the same experience?
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« Reply #31 on: February 18, 2010, 12:18 PM »

Been flying with WidowMaker and Talon Std.. find that somehow it is easier to get into a fade with the WM, wonder if it is due to the 20g tail weight. Anyone shares the same experience?

All of Jon T's kites I've flown have been very good at the Fade Smiley
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« Reply #32 on: February 18, 2010, 03:08 PM »

The Talon std is not very stable in the fade.  The UL is much better apparently.

I've spent two years flying the Talon and beating myself up how bad I was about fade related tricks.

A lot of it was me, but there are easier kites out there to learn to fade on.
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