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    If the wind is strong enough. About 18 mph avg up to about 30 Steve
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      If the wind is strong enough. About 18 mph avg up to about 30

      Steve

      8/20/2003 9:29:08 PM, startuid <no_reply@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

      >Hi-ya
      >
      >I weight about 230lbs, and just bought a 12.2 air rush
      >
      >Do you think a 12.2 will get me up?
      >thanks
      >Miek
      >
      >--- In kitesurf@yahoogroups.com, CC - Steve <kite_head@n...> wrote:
      >> If you can stay upwind consistently you are beyond beginner and
      >you are by definition using a big enough kite for your weight and
      >condtions. Why do you want a bigger kite? What is your weight?
      >What kite sizes are
      >> others of your weight using?
      >>
      >> If I remember correctly a Wipi AB 11 is about the equivalent of a
      >Naish 16
      >>
      >> High AR kites are harder to relaunch but do- able once you learn.
      >>
      >> If the kite is the right size it is not a waste.
      >>
      >> Get some help learning to relaunch
      >>
      >> Steve
      >> Carson City, Nevada, USA
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> 8/18/2003 11:28:27 AM, martin ginsburg <gloryrainbow1@y...> wrote:
      >>
      >> >I am a beginner kiter have a Cabrina Co2 8.5. I can go upwind
      >consistently. Winds are light here in L.A, and I am told that a 16
      >would be better for my size. I have seen an ad for a Wipika
      >Airblast 2001 high aspect
      >> ratio 16 for cheap. Am I wasting my money or will it work for
      >me? Is it easily relaunchable? Any other help is appreciated.
      >> >
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