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Re: [ksurf] Re: Naish Mutant

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  • Colin Gowland
    What size mutant do you have? What is the low end on it with your biggest kite and what is your biggest kite? Thanks, Colin ... From:
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      What size mutant do you have? What is the low end on it with your biggest
      kite and what is your biggest kite?

      Thanks,
      Colin

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <vide72au@...>
      To: <kitesurf@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 7:31 AM
      Subject: [ksurf] Re: Naish Mutant


      > Hendrik,
      >
      > 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.
      >
      > DT
      >
      >
      >
      > Support your local kitesurf association !
      >
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