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Author Topic: what's the biggest sport kite you have seen?????????  (Read 2481 times)
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« on: October 17, 2010, 11:08 PM »

this is the biggest I have found so for!!! Smiley

It is the PURE 3XL!!!!    CAN YOU FIND ONE BIGGER?HuhHuh
     
                           wing span = 540 centimeters = 17.7165354 feet

                           High   =   300 centimeters = 9.84251969 feet
                           price  =   759 euros = 1054.4028 US dollars
                     



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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2010, 11:14 PM »

I saw one at WSKIF in maybe '99 that was said to be 21'. No picture though. As you walked down the beach it was like an optical illusion. It was much further away than on first glance... Huh
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2010, 11:22 PM »

WOW  Shocked Shocked I cant even beggin to think how much that would pull in a 10mph wind 21'  you would need to be tide to a tree lol
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2010, 11:34 PM »

I think the biggest Kite is the Wolsing Flaki 12.0

Wing Span: 12m
Height: 4m
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The XXXL is not really a Power Kite. The 2XL has much more power.
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« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2010, 12:04 AM »

HOLLY CRAP!!!!! that thing is huge Shocked Shocked Shocked

wing span 12 meters = 39.3700787 feet
high         4 meters = 13.1233596 feet
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« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2010, 03:20 AM »


Kewo S-Kite 7.8. Strictly speaking it's a buggy "engine".

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« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2010, 12:46 PM »

The question is "How do you frame something like that?"  The rods must be 1-2 inches diameter?!?!

My Thor's Hammer is the biggest sport kite that I own, the rods in that thing are close to 5/8" round and near .120 wall thick.  The biggest worry I have about flying the Hammer is breaking a rod or fitting and where I would go to find a replacement.
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« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2010, 01:16 PM »

The Rods for example in the Pure 3XL and also in the Pure 2XL are 12mm diameter. You can order them in Germany within 2 days. The Rods in the Flaki 12.0 are 15 and 20mm. I don't know any shop here in germany where you could order those.....no shop for kite parts
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« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2010, 06:05 PM »

Wow, and I thought the Thor's Hammer was one of the largest out there.  I can't image how slow those larger ones would be, not to mention the insane amounts of pull.  I flew my Hammer for the first time this last weekend and it was like it was moving in slow motion.  I was only in about 5-10MPH winds though.

BTW - the Thor's has 10mm/12mm rods.  I too was paranoid about breaking something on it, but it does seem fairly sturdy despite it's size.  Nobody else wanted to try it though - they were scared of it, heh.

I've actually thought about trying to build a second frame for it, perhaps in those Revolution SLE spars like in the Blast/Super Blast.  Not sure how that would work out but it might be interesting and may save some weight.  UL Thor's Hammer?  Heh.

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« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2010, 06:53 PM »

The Hammer has a pretty good low end with the stock frame. It's been flown indoors. 5-10 is the sweet spot (range) for it.
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« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2010, 11:02 PM »

Here you can see how slow a Pure 2XL can fly
PureXXL
- just smooth....I like it
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« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2010, 06:41 PM »

Jon Trennepohl
 from SKYBURNER KITES  can frame your thor,s hammer, my friend Dave bush  has a thor,s and has one of the thor,s (silver and black) from the Audi Commercial!! and he had jon frame it for him!!!!!

so if you need rods contact Jon
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« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2010, 06:52 PM »


I've actually thought about trying to build a second frame for it, perhaps in those Revolution SLE spars like in the Blast/Super Blast.  Not sure how that would work out but it might be interesting and may save some weight.  UL Thor's Hammer?  Heh.

Mike

Mike  it works well contact RD5 (Dave bush ) on here he had Jon Trennepohl fram his Audi thor as a ul fly's great!!!
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« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2010, 06:37 AM »

Another Big One is the Armageddon Codename DOOM

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