Best quad to learn on? Nasa5 vs Rev SLE vs Q2002 vs C-Quad

Best quad to learn on? Nasa5 vs Rev SLE vs Q2002 vs C-Quad

Post by Bob » Sat, 24 Apr 1999 04:00:00


Thanks for all the help so far.   I'd like to get a kite that flies
tricks and pulls, but I don't need to to pull an elephant.  

Now It seems in the under $100 category is the Rev exp and the Nasa
Wing.   Is the wing too different in the way it flies to really learn
quadlining?  Are there any besides the ultra ugly HQs?    What are the
advantages/disadvantages of learning on these?  I assume the rev isn't
much for pulling, right?

In the $200 category are the Q2002 and the C-Quad.  The C-Quad may be
water relaunchable but seems to decay after a month or 2, and the
2002's not a water kite at all and perhaps a bit small.   What are the
other advantages/disadvantages of these?

Thanks for your info!   I want to get one soon!

 
 
 

Best quad to learn on? Nasa5 vs Rev SLE vs Q2002 vs C-Quad

Post by daForc » Sat, 24 Apr 1999 04:00:00



Quote:
> Thanks for all the help so far.   I'd like to get a kite that
> flies tricks and pulls, but I don't need to to pull an elephant.

> Now It seems in the under $100 category is the Rev exp and the
> Nasa Wing.   Is the wing too different in the way it flies to
> really learn quadlining?  Are there any besides the ultra ugly
> HQs?    What are the advantages/disadvantages of learning on
> these?  I assume the rev isn't much for pulling, right?

Seems to me you want a Rev Shockwave,  not a power kite, yets
pulls, not a stunt kite, yet does stunts.

steam and wind

 
 
 

Best quad to learn on? Nasa5 vs Rev SLE vs Q2002 vs C-Quad

Post by Slamme » Sun, 25 Apr 1999 04:00:00

    The Shockwave is a great kite, I know-I have one, but might not
be the best to learn on.  I learned quad on a RevII and moved up
to the Shockwave.  You might do alright with the Shockwave if
you only fly in lighter winds while learning.  In heavier winds the
Shockwave really comes to life and gets very sensitive to control
inputs, and this combined with the pull it generates might be more
than someone still learning would want to deal with.
   You'll want a Shockwave at some point so go ahead and get one
and if it's too much right now put it away and get a SLE or a REVII,
if not you're that much ahead of the game.  Oh, and BTW, I don't
work for Revolution Kites :0)