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by barrywind
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switch Krypto ??
Replies: 35
Views: 7626

Re: Switch Krypto ??

Probably just another case of fake news...
May the pimping begin!
jakoblondal wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:08 pm
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Fun to see the unawareness, the krypto is also postet on page 2.
by barrywind
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switch Krypto ??
Replies: 35
Views: 7626

Re: Switch Krypto ??

A "new design"... as in newer than this version? Guess in six days the world will know...
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by barrywind
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Helium 3
Replies: 132
Views: 25896

Re: Helium 3

Since the Helium 3 is essentially a rebranded Storm Voyager, I wonder if Sylvain Peretti, who I believe is the designer of these kites, would be willing to share some of his knowledge on the kite...[?]
by barrywind
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nitro 7 - The one that got away
Replies: 20
Views: 2165

Re: Nitro 7 - The one that got away

More insight at the link below, but the Switch Nitro lineage came to an end with the N6. Anything called a Nitro from Switch in the future is a different kite with "Nitro" as a silk-screened model name. It might indeed be a great kite, but it's not a Nitro... 7... 8... or 9! http://www.kiteforum.com...
by barrywind
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nitro 7 - The one that got away
Replies: 20
Views: 2165

Nitro 7 - The one that got away

Switch might be coming out with a kite called the 'Nitro 7' in the future, and it might be truly awesome, but this is the one [Bill's design] which got away and would have continued the true Nitro lineage. I got to pump it up this past Friday, July 20th, in the Gorge. I was fully lit on a 7m and wis...
by barrywind
Fri May 11, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: when will controller 3 quick release be available?
Replies: 3
Views: 1287

Re: when will controller 3 quick release be available?

carmine580, I'd seriously consider changing to something other than the C3 release replacement. There is something weird that goes on with the [C1 to C3] chicken loop end not sliding down the angled face of the hold down ramp after a bit of time. My wife was standing next to me in waist deep water, ...
by barrywind
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Red Bull 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 6478

Re: Red Bull 2018

by barrywind
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Red Bull 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 6478

Re: Red Bull 2018

And Kevin, one of kiteboarding's best PR faces, won it riding straps and with a non-C kite... [Naish Pivot!]...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... WhgNeINYu4
by barrywind
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: Red Bull 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 6478

Re: Red Bull 2018

Looks like Marc is out in Heat 11. Beaten by Liam Whaley by 0.04 today. So close...
Photo: Liam at right, Marc at left with his... new Krypto?
by barrywind
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: When will 20m line spares become available?
Replies: 5
Views: 2105

Re: When will 20m line spares become available?

Update, 1-21-18: Back in stock and I just ordered a set with 3m extension. Least expensive shipping option was $24 USD, about 25% of the total order cost.