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Author Topic: Razorback from Level One  (Read 3713 times)
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« Reply #15 on: June 23, 2011, 12:25 PM »

interesting to note they are using "skyclaws" when flying it and not straps

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« Reply #16 on: June 23, 2011, 11:36 PM »

interesting to note they are using "skyclaws" when flying it and not straps

thats because they are easier to let loose then straps, plus your arms tell you when you have reached your limit better then with straps. If you can't hold the kite anymore with skyclaws its time to stop. while with straps you can overfly that point and be to weak to actually fly still savely.
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« Reply #17 on: July 11, 2011, 07:46 AM »

For all of you who are a little bit leery. The Razorback is not a kite which will kill you nor is it a kite which is only for speed cracks. I've had a close-to-production model which you can see on the photos (the yellow-black one) for testing.
The price, which is not really cheap but justified. Look at all the details then you can evaluate how much time it will take to build one.
I have a lot of fun with the Razorback because it is not only very fast it can also be very powerfull when wind is over 4Bft :-)

As AE told you why using skyclaws it is also better for starting the kite. It needs to be pulled very consistently to start. Pulling to hard or pulling little bit harder on one side you will never get the chance to start the Razorback ;-) so you can dose better with skyclaws

In fact you have to be fanatically assessed in speed or powerkites if you think over to buy one.

Here is the link to my test report (sorry, only in german!)

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« Reply #18 on: July 18, 2011, 10:39 PM »

Here's a new Razorback video. Wind between 2-5Bft!
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« Reply #19 on: July 18, 2011, 11:12 PM »

Yea verily thou shalt deinterlace thine high speed videos lest it is thought you are flying a two stack of kites.

Shows what the kite is about though; whoosh. Repeat.


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