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by wavehogger
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Helium3 18m2 @ Cocos
Replies: 0
Views: 284

Helium3 18m2 @ Cocos

Just came back from a week in Cocos Keeling Islands. Really great spot. Mainly used my 10 Nitro5, 12 Nitro 3 (leaking strut) and the one morning had 12-18kts wind and put up the new Helium 18m2 for the first time since buying it about 2 months ago. Only the one session but really nice spongy ride. B...
by wavehogger
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nitro 5 + Kitelooping
Replies: 19
Views: 7109

Re: Nitro 5 + Kitelooping

No problem doing sissy loops on the way down with the Nitro 3 12m - fairly soft landings ...reckon the Nitro 4, 5, 6 etc. should be better. Looping on the way up though does give you a solid horizontal yank and a good faceplant/groin-slapper/enema if you do not commit. Had my Nitro 3 12 and 8 for 3 ...
by wavehogger
Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 12 Nitro3: First Ride
Replies: 20
Views: 3615

Re: 12 Nitro3: First Ride

20-25 knots is the sweet spot for me on the nitro III 12m. (95kg on 138X38 board). I have depowered the kite half on the depower strap in 28knots and still did kiteloops, so no issue with steering, although you have a definite delay in steering. In 18-25knots, on the beach and fully depowered there ...
by wavehogger
Sun Mar 09, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: What color kite do you like?
Replies: 30
Views: 4816

Re: What color kite do you like?

...why don't you have buyers choose their own color scheme like Ozone...maybe 2 main color selections and logo color as the 3rd option?
http://www.flyozone.com/kitesurf/en/pro ... m-colours/
by wavehogger
Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 12 Nitro3: First Ride
Replies: 20
Views: 3615

Re: 12 Nitro3: First Ride

Cheers for the Depower Ball fix Coyote...will set it up this coming weekend! ...forgot to mention that the first question asked by the guy who caught the kite when I came in was: "Is this the new Nitro?"...and..."are you a team rider?" ...cracked me up and I was thinking..."sorry mate!...get your ow...
by wavehogger
Sat Feb 01, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 12 Nitro3: First Ride
Replies: 20
Views: 3615

12 Nitro3: First Ride

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0eXRQBfbTc&feature=youtu.be Current Kites: Core GTS 9m Best Waroo 11m (2008-old) Board: Underground FLX Ordered the 12m Nitro and Controller 2...arrived earlier this week. Pumped up the kite...love the quick inflation and that there are no pulleys so the front bridle...