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  • Mark Pronk
    SS dealer then Toby? Or just wildly enthousiastic about it? Mark
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 31, 2006
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      SS dealer then Toby?

      Or just wildly enthousiastic about it?


      > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
      > Van: ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com] Namens Toby Wilson
      > Verzonden: dinsdag 31 januari 2006 18:36
      > Aan: ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com
      > Onderwerp: [ksurfschool] Best 2002 kites...
      > Hello all, I am new to this group and have been riding for
      > about 2-3 months now. My question is this: I saw that a
      > vote had been made in the polls for which kite was the best
      > 2002 kite and frankly I am baffled that only one person voted
      > for the 2002 Slingshot Fuel.
      > These kites were made to withstand major abuse and you can
      > tell by just looking at the material. 2002 Slingy Fuels are
      > the only kite I really like to ride because they seem to stay
      > stationary better than any other kite I have flown when at 12
      > o'clock. In my opinion, it really creates a safe learning
      > environment as you are not struggling to learn how to keep
      > the kite overhead while walking upwind or getting your feet
      > in the straps.
      > On another note, have you guys seen the new Slingshot
      > leashes? Ever since I started flying my trainer kite about 5
      > months ago, I was wondering why leashes did not have quick
      > releases on them. Yes, if you throw the bar or pull the plug
      > on your control bar it SHOULD depower your kite but if your
      > kite begins looping and pulling you toward an obstacle or
      > your lines are tied up with another kiters, you don't have
      > that luxury...now with the new Slingy leash, you can also
      > pull your leash QR and dump the kite if you are in real
      > trouble...GREAT advancement in kiting safety IMO!!!
      > Hope to chat with you all real soon!
      > Happy kiting,
      > Toby (St. Petersburg, FL)
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