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crazy fly Hyper

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Created by oscar1 A week ago, 18 May 2020
oscar1
54 posts
18 May 2020 11:40AM
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Anyone had any experience with the Hyper? Bar pressure? turning speeds, loops etc. Comparisons to the edge and XR6

weebitbreezy
459 posts
18 May 2020 5:25PM
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Lighter bar pressure and faster turning than the XR6. Worse resale too.

Best review out there is this one:

oscar1
54 posts
20 May 2020 11:53AM
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thanks, Resale not a big issue. Most kites don't.

weebitbreezy
459 posts
20 May 2020 6:57PM
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From what I can tell, its more towards the XR5/6 than towards the Edge/Rebel. Their allround kite (the sculp) has a fairly grunty bar pressure - so I suspect this will be higher bar pressure than the Edge and Rebel.

That said, it depends on what you want out of it. If you are interested in a old school/airstyle then I doubt you would be disappointed. If you want strong loops or to do unhooked stuff then the Orbit seems to be the one to look at (or even look towards the 3 strut segment).

As always, its nice to demo if you can but equally some kites need a couple of sessions to really reveal their character to work out if the pros outweigh the cons. I personally like the Duotone Rebel.



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