Re: [ksurf] Re: Naish Mutant
- What size mutant do you have? What is the low end on it with your biggest
kite and what is your biggest kite?
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Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 7:31 AM
Subject: [ksurf] Re: Naish Mutant
> Did you end up getting a Mutant? I just read your post from a
> month ago - and I have to say I love my Mutant. Easy board to
> ride, and rip on.
> One the weekend I rode My Mutant, a 142 wakeboard and a 166
> twin tip, and I enjoyed my Mutant the most. Everytime I ride a
> wakeboard I like it more and more - but I love having the fins on
> the Mutant for easy loading up for massive jumps.
> There is no way I can yet jump as big on a twin or wakeboard . If
> you have windsurfed and can gybe a directional OK - moving to
> gybing a two strap board is not that much of a big deal. The
> Mutant rides toe-side great, and also fins first, but I gybe mostly
> for big jumps on both tacks.
> The Mutant planes early - and does me fine as my only board
> from 13-35knots.
> This board can edge and load up like you wouldn't believe. I got
> easiliy my biggest jump in 2 years on Sat. A couple of the guys
> on the beach said the air was the biggest they had ever seen.
> One guy said it was 'Powerzone size' and I am no pro.
> I think if you like the secure feeling of fins, and like big floaty airs
> - then the mutant is great. If you dont mind bindings, want to do
> more technical tricks at lower altitude and want really smooth
> transitions with no feet changes then go a wake or twin tip.
> After Saturday - I think I will only ever ride the Mutant or a
> wakeboard from now on.
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