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« on: October 12, 2010, 09:15 PM »

I really like the 2-2.15 m or so sized kite. Small enough to easily toss around yet can still be well behaved with decent precision. Awesome on 60-80' lines. Plus they're not so small that the kite gets overly fast or squirly like a smaller kite can.

For me it's the Mohawk XS UL
Great kite with a deep Turtle and will do it all. Tricks look good on this kite with a super sweet Taz. Plus the Mohawk is being made again so others can enjoy it now too. I have a standard also but the UL is just too much fun.

Lam's Transformer TL is running a close second for me in this size right now. Excellent kite that will do it all with style. If I would of had this before my Mohawks it probably would be my favorite in this size. It has a lot going for it.


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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2010, 09:30 PM »

Kitehouse Pulsar  Tongue

It's new so it's got to be good.  Roll Eyes

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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2010, 11:05 PM »

In case JimB is sleeping (he never sleeps), I'll step up for him and say the Deep Space.

If new is good, the Ocius would work also.

I like kites a little larger 2.3-2.5 meters.

Maybe the Inner Space, although Tim lists it at 2.3 meters. I think he must be including the exposed spars at the wingtips.
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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2010, 11:53 PM »

HQ Zenith, re-framed in G-Force ULs. It was the third kite that I bought from GWTW for only $53.00

I'm tempted some times to add yo-yo stoppers, as it rolls up so well, without tail ballast. It does the new tricks and  Old Skool too: axels nice and flat, side slides like a quad in beach winds.

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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2010, 01:40 AM »

Deep Space, Exile, Fury .85 if its windy, Midi reframed with super-skinnies if its oldschool. Cool
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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2010, 02:16 AM »

+1 on the Exile.  The Sano is right in there, lots of fun and easy to trick.
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« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2010, 09:12 AM »

How about JJF??? tricky kite with precision as well...
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« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2010, 11:10 AM »

HQ Zenith, re-framed in G-Force ULs. It was the third kite that I bought from GWTW for only $53.00

I'm tempted some times to add yo-yo stoppers, as it rolls up so well, without tail ballast. It does the new tricks and  Old Skool too: axels nice and flat, side slides like a quad in beach winds.




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Mine is framed with 5PTs. It's an impressive trickster. If you find a good placement for stoppers, let me know. I think the bridle needs something for good rolled up flight, but could just be I'm lame.

As for a current smallish kite, I really like the Ocius. Old modded kites are nice, but a new kite that's just right out of the bag is nicer.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2010, 11:52 AM »

Nice suggestion cojack.

JJF

I have one in my "A" bag right now.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2010, 11:57 AM »

Have one too chilese. Preetty sweeeet kite. Would love to have a go at JJF excaliber tho. Hopefully there's someone who is willing to let it go with an excellent condition Excaliber!! Cheesy
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« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2010, 01:49 PM »

Kitehouse Pulsar  Tongue

It's new so it's got to be good.  Roll Eyes

Mike.

Anyone have video on this yet? I'd like to give it a try someday.
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« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2010, 04:46 PM »

HQ Zenith, re-framed in G-Force ULs. It was the third kite that I bought from GWTW for only $53.00

I'm tempted some times to add yo-yo stoppers, as it rolls up so well, without tail ballast. It does the new tricks and  Old Skool too: axels nice and flat, side slides like a quad in beach winds.




+1

Mine is framed with 5PTs. It's an impressive trickster. If you find a good placement for stoppers, let me know. I think the bridle needs something for good rolled up flight, but could just be I'm lame.

As for a current smallish kite, I really like the Ocius. Old modded kites are nice, but a new kite that's just right out of the bag is nicer.  Smiley

Allen or Steve: did either of you reframe an aziza over to wrapped rods?  i remember that someone did...cannot remember who...
but i have a spare skin that i would play with...
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