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Poll: What are your favorite Revs? (34 member(s) have cast votes)

Choose kites imagining your choice of frame and wind for each:

  1. B-Series STD (10 votes [8.13%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.13%

  2. B-Series MID (6 votes [4.88%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.88%

  3. B-Series VTD (7 votes [5.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.69%

  4. B-Series PRO STD (12 votes [9.76%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.76%

  5. B-Series PRO MID (7 votes [5.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.69%

  6. B-Series PRO VTD (7 votes [5.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.69%

  7. B-Series PRO XTRA (10 votes [8.13%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.13%

  8. B-Series Zen (5 votes [4.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.07%

  9. B2 STD (9 votes [7.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.32%

  10. B2 MID (1 votes [0.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.81%

  11. B2 VTD (2 votes [1.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.63%

  12. Rev II (3 votes [2.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.44%

  13. Rev II VTD (1 votes [0.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.81%

  14. 1.5 SLE (5 votes [4.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.07%

  15. 1.5 SLE SUL (4 votes [3.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.25%

  16. 1.5 SLE VTD (2 votes [1.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.63%

  17. Revolution I (2 votes [1.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.63%

  18. Revolution I Vented (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  19. Revolution I Sedgwick Series (4 votes [3.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.25%

  20. Indoor Rev (3 votes [2.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.44%

  21. Supersonic (2 votes [1.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.63%

  22. Supersonic VTD (1 votes [0.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.81%

  23. Shockwave (2 votes [1.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.63%

  24. Blast (1 votes [0.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.81%

  25. Blast VTD (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  26. Blast 2.4 (2 votes [1.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.63%

  27. Blast 4.8 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  28. Polorev STD (3 votes [2.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.44%

  29. Polorev MID (1 votes [0.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.81%

  30. Polorev VTD (2 votes [1.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.63%

  31. Gonzalez Bros Printed Rev (2 votes [1.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.63%

  32. Shook Mesh 75% (2 votes [1.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.63%

  33. Shook Mesh 100% (5 votes [4.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.07%

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#1 Kitelife

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:01 PM

Bringing back an old poll with a more complete list of kites, pick a few of your favorite Revs, imagining that you have your choice of wind, frame and lines for each one... Ideal set up, ideal conditions - what do you think? smile.png

 

Let me know if a kite is not included and needs to be considered for the list...

  1. Must be either Revolution made or officially licensed.
  2. Must be from a generally available line of Revs, past or present.
  3. Color and print (non-aerodynamic) variations don't count.

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#2 Watty

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:39 PM

B PRO Full sail and B PRO Xtra vent. 

With just enough wind to keep good sail pressure in a full sail, I can do anything I want. Precision is great, tricks are great, team flying is great, and I can even run 360s if I really want to.

 

The Xtra vent is just smoooooooth. Not going to be running any 360s on it, but if I want to be perfectly precise, that's the kite in its ideal wind condition.


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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:50 PM

B2 Standard, hands down my absolute favorite. Little kite, big winds, BIG FUN!

 

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:54 PM

Not flown a lot of Variety, But I love My B Series.

The STD is my Choice for Lighter wind, Prefering the 3 Wrap Mid LE and 2 Wrap everywhere else.

 

The Vented comes out in any wind that will support it. I dont wait for strong wind, I get it out as much as I can.

3 Wrap or 4 as needed.


B Series Standard, Mid-Vent and Vented In a Hard Case.

Supersonic and 1.5 Ghost SUL too


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Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:19 PM

Rev II

 


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Posted 13 February 2013 - 11:14 PM

Rev II

 

I actually ran into a 20 answer limit on the poll, but didn't even think to see if I could up that limit as a forum admin. tongue.png

 

All good now, updated and reordered slightly.

 

If you want to change your vote(s), just click "Delete my Vote" and do the poll over again. wink.png

 

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 03:34 AM

RevoPolo ultralight & vented

 

 

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:39 AM

My favourite is not listed above, it's a custom printed Rev, courtesy of Los Hermanos Kites. http://www.facebook....es/196575170013
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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:43 AM

Pro Midvent is the one for me. Amazed and surprised at how smooth it is, and the lower wind performance in these goofy Ohio winds.



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Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:38 AM

Added Polo kites, although they're not made or finished in the Rev factory, they are authorized. ;)


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Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:14 AM

I haven't had the chance to fly the "pros" as I'd like, but my Xtra-vent is BUTTAH!! ani_yahoo.gif


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Posted 14 February 2013 - 01:51 PM

i love all my revs and i have all of them .power series speed series some masters don't have a pro yet but have flown them one of my most favorites is my b2 its a blast in big wind and love it on 50 lb line in light wind and it was a gift which makes it even more special don't need to name who the gift giver was he knows so it will always be special also love my rev 1s all the revs have a place depends how i want to fly love the 4-8 for buggying and have used the 2-4 for buggying a little tough to  learn sweet spot but once you do will out perform most power kites for buggying


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Posted 14 February 2013 - 07:33 PM

RevoPolo ultralight & vented

 

 

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My favourite is not listed above, it's a custom printed Rev, courtesy of Los Hermanos Kites. http://www.facebook....es/196575170013

 

 

Rev II

 

Reminder folks, - if you want to change your votes (added Rev II and Polorevs), just click "Delete my Vote" and do the poll over again. wink.png

 

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:06 PM

Wow, So many different Rev Types, so little money...

 

Still Love My B Series Set. They are not "Pro" but neither am I ;)


B Series Standard, Mid-Vent and Vented In a Hard Case.

Supersonic and 1.5 Ghost SUL too


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Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:04 AM

Added Polo kites, although they're not made or finished in the Rev factory, they are authorized. ;)


Thanks John, I thought when I posted that my custom printed, though, "Licensed" may have not been recognised as a "real" Rev, but it flies on a butterfly fart and I love it. Prior to that I would have voted for the SUL.

The SUL was the kite that turned me from a bloke that flies a Rev into a "Rev Flier". It was a low wind summer evening I was struggling with my SLE and a friend lent me an SUL, within days I had ordered my second Rev.
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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:36 AM

Aye Bob, the Polorev is not actually made by Rev - but I didn't want to look like a ****-blocker. lol

 

It's all good, we're having fun - vote away. ;)


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:44 PM

My 2 favs are the same as Watty's - STD and the Xtra. Very tough for me to not pick the Zen as one of them..... Very very tough.

The STD is an inland-wind workhorse, a tireless friend in bad winds (!). The Xtra handles so well in high winds, taming my inputs and tempering the wind's force all at once.


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Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:02 AM

Outdoors - mid or xtra vent for me!! Love how the venting smooths it all out!! ani_victory.gif

 

Indoors - INDOOR ROCKS!! ani_yahoo.gif


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Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:13 AM

I think the indoor needs updating... Indoor pro ;-) Pretty please Ben and Bazzer

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:20 AM

Looks like B-PRO STD and XTRA are kicking butt so far. :)


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