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« on: September 08, 2012, 04:54 PM »

I'm thinking of getting an R Sky. I plan on flying mostly in light inland variable winds.
I was wondering which is more slow, floaty and more forgiving:

Nirvana SUL
Nirvana WW
Nirvana NSE WW
Next Up LW
Opium UL

Thanks you guys in advance.  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2012, 06:21 PM »

I know it's not on your list but I just picked up a Desire UL, it's rated 0-8 mph. It's very light and floaty, and seems to be forgiving. Search Desire Ul on you tube, there's a guy that flys two of them at the same time. Decent kite for the money in my opinion.
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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2012, 07:29 PM »

I had one and preffered my Nik Nik and 4D over it in really light winds. Just more my style anyway.  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2012, 07:46 PM »

I thought about going with a 4d but prefer the bigger wingspan kites, I've heard good things about the acrobatx ul also, can't remember who makes it right off hand, but I think it's a faster style trickster
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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2012, 08:33 PM »

ON  TOPIC.

Randy Greenway is probably the only person on the forum who may

have flown all the kites you listed.

I will say that the Nirvana SUL will fly and trick lower than an Opium UL.

I've flown those 2.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2012, 10:08 PM »

Thanks for that John....hopefully Randy will chime in.  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2012, 04:18 AM »

I actually prefer the Nirvana UL to the SUL because the SUL is so much more fragile. The SUL WILL fly in next to nothing but you have to be REALLY careful with your inputs that you don't snap a leading edge. And it still doesn't fly in 0 mph and you probably have to have a solid 2mph in a wide open space because I was never able to fly it when it was too low inland.

The UL flies great when the standard starts having trouble with lower wind speeds. It's got a lot of the strength of the standard but keeps tricking at lower wind speeds.
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