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« on: September 08, 2011, 10:18 PM »

I would like to purchase a quad line kite that will fly well in light winds 1-3mph. most of the time. Preferably something slower and not too fast and twitchy.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011, 11:29 PM »

I think a Revolution Zen would work great Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2011, 11:32 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2011, 06:35 AM »

The best is a Guildworks great deca....ultimate in indoor/no wind  slow flight.....the Sul revs are next best....
There is also a Guildworks zerowind that is more affordable than the great deca and has a accessory bow rod to fly it in higher winds too...I know of one for sale on the east coast if you interested: shoot me an email
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« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2011, 09:44 AM »

You may also consider a Rev 1.5 SUL (Super Untra Light) with 2 wrap spars, using 50# lines... works for me!
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« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2011, 06:58 PM »

Man, I am so old skool at this point. I haven't flown in probably three years or more.  Embarrassed

Life intervenes, you know.

Anyway, I had pretty good luck with my Rev 1.5 with a P300 leading edge and short lines (25' - 35'). I have fairly heavy lines (150#) because I don't sleeve them. I also have quad sticks on that particular kite.

Geez, I wonder if anyone even knows what I'm talking about!

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« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2011, 08:53 PM »

Light wind flying comes with practice..
Get yourself a 1.5, SLE or whatever rods it comes with,
Fly that and work up your skills.

Upgrade to the race rods, and you'll have a kite that is much more versatile in a wider wind spread
rather than having to put it away when the winds pick up.

The Rev really shines when it gets real windy. You'll see!  Wink
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