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Author Topic: What are the difference between the Skyshark Nitro std and Nitro strong ?  (Read 3685 times)
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« on: May 08, 2009, 04:40 PM »

Are they just some Fancy Skyshark 5PT and Fancy Skyshark 7PT ?

Is Nitro Std = 5PT ?
Is Nitro Strong = 7PT ?
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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2009, 04:42 PM »

Nitros are larger diameter sticks. Stiffer than the equivalent weight PTs

That's a simplification.

http://skyburner.com/skyshark/ss-products.html
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2009, 05:31 PM »

I believe the Nitros are made with a higher mod. (denser) carbon than the Pt series rods. The reason I say that is because the Nitros seem to be quite a bit more reactive than the Pt rods. Kmac or Jon T. could say for sure.


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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2009, 08:14 PM »

GWTW's page has all the info & spec's in one spot on the differences

GWTW - Skyshark Black Diamond Series

I really like the Nitro's since the stiffness seems to suit my awkward flying style.

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« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2009, 06:50 PM »

Spar information from Shawn @ Viperkites

Black Diamond Nitro             15.00   g (32.5")    Deflection 0.290"
Black Diamond Nitro Strong   17.50   g (32.5")    Deflection 0.255"

So the Nitro Strong are stiffer and 2.5 grams heavier too.
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