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« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2011, 10:38 AM »

Considering how many Ocius kites have been sold, a lot of people must like those sucky flight characteristics.

And so nice of you to compare the Ocius to a kite you probably haven't flown.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2011, 11:05 AM »

"Flight" characteristics sucked ? Skyburner kite ?
Yeah right.
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« Reply #17 on: November 16, 2011, 12:44 PM »

When I first got my Ocius, I was a little intimidated with it but once my skills improved, I began to appreciate just how incredible this kite actually is.  I now own 4 Ocius's and love every one of them.  I would say that the Ocius flight characteristics is on par with some of the best made sport kites on the market today.

I know that we have sold many of them and not one has ever been returned.


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I would really like the chance to fly this new kite and I hope he does well with it.  This industry could always use more designers/builders and variety.
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« Reply #18 on: November 16, 2011, 03:42 PM »

According to Chris, shipping to the left coast will be 25 pounds.
That makes the delivered price about $380 @ today's exchange rate.
Good thing its almost Christmas.

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« Reply #19 on: November 16, 2011, 05:14 PM »

Considering how many Ocius kites have been sold, a lot of people must like those sucky flight characteristics.

And so nice of you to compare the Ocius to a kite you probably haven't flown.  Roll Eyes

Your right, I have not flown the Super fly, but I also did say that I doubt it would fly as bad. Still do doubt it.
Looking forward to this kite making it's way down under, its good to see new builders on the block, instead of shops shutting their doors.

"Flight" characteristics sucked ? Skyburner kite ?
Yeah right.

A popular Skyburner kite does not make it good....just popular. Whilst the kite does trick, it feels reluctant at times to do so and is less fun and harder to fly,,,, hence for me it sucks!
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« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2011, 07:40 PM »

Considering how many Ocius kites have been sold, a lot of people must like those sucky flight characteristics.

And so nice of you to compare the Ocius to a kite you probably haven't flown.  Roll Eyes

Your right, I have not flown the Super fly, but I also did say that I doubt it would fly as bad. Still do doubt it.
Looking forward to this kite making it's way down under, its good to see new builders on the block, instead of shops shutting their doors.

"Flight" characteristics sucked ? Skyburner kite ?
Yeah right.

A popular Skyburner kite does not make it good....just popular. Whilst the kite does trick, it feels reluctant at times to do so and is less fun and harder to fly,,,, hence for me it sucks!

HMM  I haven't found a trick the ocius can't do once you figure out how it liked the inputs. Doncrash has a set(that i have flown on a few occasions) and what he gets out of them pretty much runs the trick gamut.  NOt every kite works for everyone and if it doesn't work for ya that doesn't mean its a bad kite just not the right kite for you.  JUst like a lot of people love the talon but I can't do anything with that kite myself but crash it.  IS it a bad kite? NOpe just not a kite that works for me.

The superfly looks promising and I'd like to try one, but then again most any kite looks good in Chris' hands.  THe focus on turtle based tricks makes me wonder how other tricks are.  Easy turtle based stuff may mean a bit of difficulty in other trick areas.  Strong turtles can mean harder JL's but who knows what this kite will be like in hands other than Chris'.
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« Reply #21 on: November 17, 2011, 12:10 PM »

A Purple one is mine  Cool
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« Reply #22 on: November 17, 2011, 02:36 PM »

to bad about the asymetrical colors...
I agree but with symetrical colors, it would be a Benson Phantom...  Wink
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« Reply #23 on: November 17, 2011, 10:54 PM »

According to Chris, shipping to the left coast will be 25 pounds.
That makes the delivered price about $380 @ today's exchange rate.
Good thing its almost Christmas.

Denny

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The kite doesn't look bad. Believe me if you enjoy tricking this kite it will look better and better to you Wink
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« Reply #24 on: November 20, 2011, 04:46 AM »

Had a go with the Superfly here in the uk last month and really liked it. It was blowing somewhere between the mid teens and low twenties but chris Chris made it look like the wind was a lot lighter. It doesn't pull too much which is really nice and needs very little slack which is great in that type of wind. Jl's were just fine. I've heard that it is fantastic in lighter wind too. I love the panel layout, classic with touch of anarchy Smiley
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« Reply #25 on: November 20, 2011, 08:16 AM »

Chris says there's  4 to 5 week lead time on these right now so you better get yours ordered soon if you want it under the tree Christmas morning.  Cool

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« Reply #26 on: November 20, 2011, 01:28 PM »

Had a go on the final prototype today in less than ideal wind.

I don't think anybody who has one on order is going to be disappointed.
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« Reply #27 on: December 03, 2011, 03:18 PM »

A Purple one is mine  Cool

And an Orange one is coming my way.  Cool

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« Reply #28 on: May 18, 2012, 03:50 PM »

I thought this kite would have created some kind of a buzz by now.
Has anyone actually got one yet ?
Any recent reviews around ?

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« Reply #29 on: May 18, 2012, 04:06 PM »

It seems there have been problems getting the kites out, a few have been doing some of the larger shows and I believe that one or two have got out to customers but a lot of people are still waiting.  To be fair I don't think Chris Goff realised just how much interest there was going to be in the kite and instead of getting the (maybe) tens of orders he was anticipating he got many times more than that. Those that have actually flown the kite seem very impressed.

The full discussion can be found on the FA forum

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