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#1 Bazzer

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 08:36 AM

I have never been a fan of dropping 2 leading edges into a vented B Pro, but what choice did we have?
Although comical to see your smallest member on your team bounce down the flying field, it was never ideal.
There have been many very good Super/Mega vent quad line kites before but none of them have handled like a B Pro.
Yep you have guessed it!
Here it is.
The XTRA Vent.

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More vents, less resistance and reinforced where it can stretch and blow out.
3 wrap frame, 4 is too stiff!
Wind speed 18mph and up. Tested in 35mph gusts with no problem. Felt like a mid vent in 12mph.
When the wind gets too much for the vented stick one of these on.
These are the standard colours.
Customs negotiable as always.
Merry Christmas

Ben is working on the $. So be patient. First batch of 10 will be leaving my door for the factory in 3 weeks.


For those lucky few who have tested this on the beach please let the Family know what we are talking about.
I'm a bit biased....I love it!
So that's the low end, mid range and high end sorted...what do you want next?


Edited by Bazzer, 22 October 2010 - 07:25 AM.

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#2 Steve de Rooy

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 09:10 AM

The Xtra vent... flew the first production ones last week at the AKA...... Winds picking up... stuff blowing down the beach... I put my wind breaker Jacket on !! ITs Time !!

Oh man first thoughts of the new Xtra vent is Smooth smooth smooth.... and so comfterable flyin the kite is not wanting to drag you down the beach anymore... and what bazzer said now being able to take that second Leading edge out ... allowing the LE to bend and make that nice cup shape sail we like so much.

The New Reinforcement down on the tips of the xtra vent are very clean looking and also the strip of reinforcement down the upright of the sails where the Upright rods would sit... now sit on a layer of extra protection...giving you strength and longevity. And my favorite part of this kite is when the winds do pick up I still can fly Rum Buddies .... not so hard on the wrists....

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 09:14 AM

I have held one, briefly. It felt really nice and looked pretty damn nice too!

Ok, that's my input for the moment. :D
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#4 Steve de Rooy

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 09:15 AM

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 11:58 AM

Hi,
flew one 2 years ago.
rev took there time coming up with this one.they may even do one full of holes, mega mega vented.
but that has been done as well
all the best pudsli

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 02:44 PM

Excellent! I tried it at WSIKF. Now, can this be added to the colourizer?

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 05:09 PM

Someone ;)  swiped my full vent right off my lines at AKA, and installed a rum-buddy XTRA  :w00t: in it's place.  I was about to roll it up and stuff it my kitebag quick-like, seemed like a fair trade to me.  I went from being practically hauled off my feet in the gusts, to...  :blue-love: aaaaaahhh.  It was painful to give it up. 

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#8 RevWizard

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 06:05 PM

Who knows what might be in the development pipe line of the future.
I once saw a REV II copy that was 100% vented except for the leading edge and all tips. Believe or not it does fly and it flies very well in strong winds. I saw and flew it once at Fano, Denmark. A Danish guy made it. I never saw him or his REV again.

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 06:52 PM


I WANT! Posted Image I WANT IT ALOT! Posted Image I MUST HAVE! Posted Image I MUST HAVE IT SOON!

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 07:53 PM

Wow dreams do come true in Revland :)
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Posted 21 October 2010 - 08:26 PM

Hi Bazzer-

Pretty kite!!!

Hmmmmmmmmmmm.... now what colors......??????
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Posted 22 October 2010 - 06:51 AM

Any ideas on price
All the best

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 07:16 AM

thank you, bazzer...well thought out & designed...g
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#14 Thomas S. Petersen

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 09:38 AM

Looks cool... Def. a Rev. that will work here in the Scandinavian wind !! Wait for price ?! Posted Image

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Nice design Bazzer !!

Edited by Thomas S. Petersen, 22 October 2010 - 09:39 AM.

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 11:47 AM

Just came in with mine from a lovely 2 1/2 hours out at the local field in very very nice west winds.
Great Balance, Great Reverse, Great Kite!!!!!!!

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 04:11 PM

This would be my choice of colors for a REV 1.5 Xtra Vent.
It takes after my wonderful ZEN colors.
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Posted 22 October 2010 - 05:37 PM

Price is the same as the "Zen" $440.00 retail and if your asking why it's cause Bazzer works his but off to make this kite. There is a lot more going on than
just some extra vents and " no I will not share what they are ".............. BenPosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 07:02 PM

Price is the same as the "Zen" $440.00 retail and if your asking why it's cause Bazzer works his but off to make this kite. There is a lot more going on than
just some extra vents and " no I will not share what they are ".............. BenPosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

After going over all the panels, vents and superb workmanship, I can well understand why it can't be cheaper to make. It simply won't be easy to build.

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 08:21 PM

Price is the same as the "Zen" $440.00 retail and if your asking why it's cause Bazzer works his but off to make this kite. There is a lot more going on than
just some extra vents and " no I will not share what they are ".............. BenPosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image


Thanks Ben, for confirming! $440.....same as the Zen! Yes, that's what we chatted about at WSIKF :)

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Posted 23 October 2010 - 07:28 AM

NOW I know what the heck Rich was flyin! :doh: Very Very Sweeeet! :clap;

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