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« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2010, 02:32 PM »

Oh man! I bet!

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Asfink tersez wot....

Exactly! Party on, Garth!
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« Reply #16 on: March 13, 2010, 07:43 AM »

Hey BobD...
I used to think the Exile was the kite that gave away the tricks, especially compared to the QPros that I had. Then I flew the Sea Devil, and that has been one of my goto kites for a couple years. It still is, but I'm moving over to the Fearless line, now. Another kite that is worth noting is the Four Winds Designs Nebula. It really gives up the tricks, and is very tollerent of sloppy inputs.
If I ever get over to LSP to fly with you guys, you are welcome to try these out.
By the way, I still fly my Exile UL on a regular basis. There's something to it that I haven't seen in any other kites, yet.

Just to elaborate a little: The Exile is very nice indeed. It is smooth, and a nice flying kite. But it is also a bit slowly reacting compared to a Qpro or a Nirvana. Less direct. It is better in low winds but worse in higher. The Qpro is a better/quicker pitcher than the Nirvana, and for sure much better for tight turns. The Nirvana is a better spinner, and a dream for Taz machines and JL's.  Just my humble opinion ;-)
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