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#1 aai

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:32 AM

Which is more vented?

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 02:11 PM

Visually, the Polo looks to have the greater vented area, but I've not read any direct reviews of the two side-
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Posted 20 March 2012 - 02:18 PM

Maybe Visually....but i think the B-series XTRA Vtd has got more venting.

I think it needs a bit more wind (compared to the Polo VTD)..Flew my Polo VTD today in 9 Mph wind....dont know the lower windrange of the Rev XTRA Vtd but i am wondering if it will fly under these circumstances.

I am sure other pilots can give you an answer.

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:21 PM

Re the vented Polo.....
My initial reaction was, wow this thing is really nimble but not in a quick way. It just pivots and tracks and turns real easily. Reverse is sweet!


Wind conditions were between 5 & 9 variable over the last 2 days of flight. Flew one day with race frame and one day with green race frame.
And then for the heck of it threw in a 3 wrap.

As it's been my preference of late I thought the green race was the right balance between the extremes of the regular race and 3 wrap frames. I found the regular race a bit too spongy when driving the kite through the power and while I got the stiffness from the 3 wraps that was previously lacking, it still didn't offer me the right drive for the added weight and stiffness. The green race was the right balance but, and I say this for me about me, ymmv......Even with the green race in and considering the amount of down I already fly with, I still prefer the feeling of drive and heft in the LE.

Btw, from looks alone it would appear that the vented polo may have more mesh venting then Bazzer's extra vent.

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 07:47 PM

The Revopolo VTD has more venting.  I've done the math.  Or rather, a computer did it. :kid_content:

But I've never flown one, and I'd be very interested to hear more observations from anyone that's flown both polos and pros. Do the polos stop on a dime the way the pros do?


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