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airush lithium one 16m 2014 review

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Created by amnonshlomo > 9 months ago, 27 Mar 2015
amnonshlomo
WA, 13 posts
27 Mar 2015 4:14AM
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hi all

anyone try the one strut 16m kite?

my weight is 100 kg prefer wind range 10-18 knots

how is the low/high end compered to 17m kites on the market?


Rider: Weight,Level:intermediate
Style: Freeriding, Surf,
Weather: 10-18 knots


Thank's

Amnon

cauncy
WA, 7044 posts
27 Mar 2015 8:03PM
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Very small sweet spot, they become overpowered compared to other light wind options , not a dangerouse feel, more erratic ,IMHO, something like the zephyr, dyno, turbine, big edge, etc etc is a better lightwind investment

crakas
QLD, 410 posts
28 Mar 2015 10:14AM
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There probably are better light wind kites out there, but it depends what you are after. I have ridden better light wind kites that have gotten me going in less wind than the Lithium 16.... However they were slow to turn and didn't drift as well as Lithium. I haven't noticed any erratic behaviour with mine, but I have not had it out in over 20 knots.

There is always a compromise in every kite... Work out what your priorities are and what you need and don't need.

I really like my '15 Lithium 16m....

B

Fly on da wall
VIC, 678 posts
28 Mar 2015 9:24PM
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My '13 17 Turbine has got to be rated uP there. Massive range and heaps of power but of course it won't turn anything like say a 11 Fuel.

amnonshlomo
WA, 13 posts
6 Apr 2015 9:26PM
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Hi
Does anyone have a video of the kite fly in air
Maybe it will give me some idea about the kite characteristics
??

dusta
WA, 2899 posts
7 Apr 2015 8:04AM
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go for a 15 or 17 or 19 edge instead

amnonshlomo
WA, 13 posts
15 Apr 2015 3:04PM
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Hi
Yesterday i test the kite before buying, it fly and feel good
With not very strong wond i was able to get on the water
It has two disadvantages

1.the bag it not for kiteing, more for Gym,no place for pump and bar
2.it has medium +, bar pressure

Other than that it relaunch very good and has a good build quality

Thank you all for the recommendations


Amnon

elhucko
TAS, 253 posts
11 May 2015 6:39PM
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I have the Lithium in 14m. It turns fast for its size and relaunch is easy as well.
For me it's a good light wind kite with the right board (eg. Nugget).



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