Re: [ksurf] Airblast 11.8 Results! Impressive!
> There are a few things to add though (slightly bad points): TheI felt the 11.8 pulled a LOT more than the 15.5 !
> bottom end of riding was not any lower, and 'may' be a slightly higher
> (more testing is needed)... I think 14 MPH of wind or more is the call
> here...with my 15.5, I could still ride in a steady 12 MPH, by backing
> the kite up beyond stock, beyond fully sheeted in (to a point of
> course). I tried doing this with the Airblast, and it just didnt work
> (it stalled in mid air requiring quick adjustment)...
> The wind did die for a brief second (towards the end of the day) toyou have to pull in ALOT of line... it is also suggested that you pull it
> NOTHING and the kite fell out of the sky onto the water, landing
> directly on its leading edge...what a perfect time to try the
> backwards relaunch!!! I tried, but no luck...I only pulled in about 1
> meter of line on one side, and I could see that the kite wanted to
> lift off backwards, but since my leader lines on my current bar are
> only about a meter or so, I was having to pull on Q line directly with
> my fingers... not very comfortable, especially in 58 degree
mostly on one side because this baby is BIG !