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« on: June 16, 2010, 01:46 AM »

 Roll Eyes
Being on this forum for a while, i rarely see people talking about JoE's kites or SporteKitesDesigns SEVEN.

Anything guys?

are they good kites? bad kites?

All i really hear people talk about are Hydra, Mantis, Exile, E3, Quantum Pro, etc....never really these kites.

Let me know!
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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2010, 02:30 AM »

I've seen plenty of people talk about the JoE Talon.

Nice kite especially if you like Benson kites - similar feel (BTW that's a compliment not a suggestion of plaigurism!). Fantastic build quality too.

However if you don't like the Deep Space , you might not like the Talon...


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« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2010, 04:24 AM »

A quick search brought up 5 pages on the Talon.  Wink


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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2010, 05:40 AM »

Well frazer was one of the European kite makers shills Wink

more along the lines of they are a wee bit harder to get over if someone is looking to get one they might end up going over to another sport kite forum to learn more since that is the country forum of the JOE kites...and there is better access to the EU for sevens et al.

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« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2010, 05:40 AM »

The Seven is in a similar vein to the DS and Talon.  More pitchy than the DS and about the same as the Talon.  Only had about an hour on somebody else's strings, but my initial impression is that the Seven is a really nice kite.

Similar build quality to Benson and JoE too. Smiley
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