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by Brett
Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Helium 3
Replies: 133
Views: 31494

Re: Helium 3

TomW wrote:I'd be interested if switch made the helium in smaller sizes for foiling.
I think the plan is to make them down to 7m in the new model...
by Brett
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Red Bull 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 7227

Re: Red Bull 2018

There's a picture of him testing out a new kite in Wellington that was posted on facebook. I assume he'll use it as going forward they'll want to promote the new kites.
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by Brett
Mon Dec 25, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Switch Element V6
Replies: 238
Views: 64781

Re: Switch Element V6

Went ahead and ordered a 4m to foil with. Will update mid Jan when I get a chance to ride it.
by Brett
Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switch Element V6
Replies: 238
Views: 64781

Re: Switch Element V6

I'm hoping the 3-4-5m one strut sizes are lower in price when they come out to be more price competitive with other one strut trainer/foiling kites out there :) My Element 4 5m was $670. Would be good to have a lower price on those models for getting new people into the sport and make them accessibl...
by Brett
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nitro 7
Replies: 18
Views: 9289

Re: Nitro 7

The Helium have been out of stock for a while so I'm thinking either there are factory issues or there is a helium 3 coming out very shortly. If they are coming out with smaller Helium sizes down to 7m I wouldn't be surprised if they updated the model, perhaps with the new designers. Also, I wonder...
by Brett
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switch 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 12741

Re: Switch 2018

After waiting for a long time for a switch mono strut for light wind I bought a 13.4m BRM Cloud kite that weighs 2.3kg, the same as my 5m switch element so it hangs in the air better than any 3 strut kite ever can. I'm still hopeful switch will release a mono strut 4-12m for foiling soon as North, A...
by Brett
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Looking For Mike's Labs Hydrofoil
Replies: 3
Views: 1976

Re: Looking For Mike's Labs Hydrofoil

The Shark isn't fast enough?
by Brett
Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: What next? / No Removable Mono-Strut / Bye, Bye, Bill!
Replies: 37
Views: 15234

Re: What next? / No Removable Mono-Strut / Bye, Bye, Bill!

That's a shame. I was looking forward to a switch single/no strut foiling kite... Hopefully it will still make it somehow
by Brett
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: 7m for foilboard, Nitro or Element
Replies: 3
Views: 1506

Re: 7m for foilboard, Nitro or Element

Element hands down. Works better in lighter wind.
by Brett
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which kite
Replies: 2
Views: 1367

Re: Which kite

If you're looking to also use it in the waves a bit I'd go element instead of the nitro.