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dhammons  (A 43516)

Aug 12, 2003, 1:33 PM
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I'm thinking about purchasing an Infinity (Velocity rig) in the near future. Could anyone give me some advice on this container. Likes and dislikes?

Thanks. Wink


alanab

Aug 12, 2003, 1:44 PM
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i cant really give you advice yet... but all i hear is WONDERFUL things about them!! i ordered one over a month ago, should be here in another month or so!!! cant wait to see my beaut...


dgskydive  (C 25738)

Aug 12, 2003, 1:52 PM
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IMHO the Infinity is the best rig on the market. Great price, low lead time and some of the best customer service out there. Kelly is really good about getting it right the first time. No matter how you like to skydive it works and feels great. The best riser protection on the market. Looks great as well. Also the price is great. You can get a custom Infinty with hip rings, pin stripes, kill line PC and HAckey for $1229.25


Malfunction  (D 24380)

Aug 12, 2003, 1:56 PM
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I owned one for 6 years. Good rig, very strong, stands up to most everything. Never had a cutaway with it, so I can't give first-hand info about that. Comfortable, Light (compared to the Vector and Dolphins I jumped). Had to replace a legstrap after doing a VERY LOW swoop over pavement (so low that I also had to replace my pants, shorts, etc, but that is for a different thead). Customer Service is good, usually fast (my rig was gone for only 3 weeks to get leg-strap fixed and harness resized), and online. They are widely used (my DZ uses them for student rigs as well) so most riggers will be familiar with them.

Can't say enough good things about them. The only thing I didn't like was the color scheme (but then again, I bought mine second-hand).

Enjoy! It is a GREAT rig!


diablopilot  (D License)

Aug 12, 2003, 2:03 PM
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It's the best damn' rig in the universe!
SlySlySly
And the guy who builds them is a god with a sewing machine.
SlySlySly


Seriously the rig is well thought out and built, has any number of modern features for any type of flying you wish. Service is top notch, and IMO it has nice clean lines.


Hooknswoop  (D License)

Aug 12, 2003, 2:12 PM
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Very nice rig. Great reserve pin and riser protection. Main pin protection could be nicer, it tucks in like the older Javelins. Good reserve system. From what I have seen, very good customer service.

Derek


BikerBabe  (D 18644)

Aug 12, 2003, 3:16 PM
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I just got mine a few weeks ago, and I love it! It has a narrower profile than my old Vector, which is nice.

As for the main pin protection, yeah, it has a tuck tab like the old Javs, but I can lift my entire container by the main pin cover when it's closed, and it won't come open. Pretty cool.

I really like Infinity's version of the "interior" riser covers, too.


Amazon  (D License)

Aug 12, 2003, 3:30 PM
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I bought mine back in April and I LOVE it. You cant beat the customer service of Velocity Sports. Kelly built me a rig that is super comfortable and we put the chest strap lower so that the band is under my bust rather than across it like other rigs I have used. I have used it for RW and free flying. I have taken the rig to 253 MPH headdown with no issues with the rig at all. The riser covers stayed put where they belong unlike my other rig a Javelin DOM 94. I have had no issues with the Pilotchute in the BOC.. no hard pulls as I have read about other rigs.

I have only likes.. not a single dislike here.

It ROCKS.

Amazon


darkwing  (D 4164)

Aug 12, 2003, 3:58 PM
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I have about 500 jumps on mine and if it got stolen I'd buy another. I'm very happy with it.


freeflydrew  (D 23992)

Aug 12, 2003, 4:50 PM
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"The riser covers stayed put where they belong unlike my other rig, a Javelin DOM 94"


Do riser covers on any rig from 1994 stay closed?


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hookitt  (D License)

Aug 12, 2003, 5:43 PM
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Tucks in like the older javelins but holds like a new Infinity, which is quite well.

When I buy a new rig, it will be my first choice .


TangBu  (C 102574)

Aug 12, 2003, 9:42 PM
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One thing to watch with the interior riser covers is, I've now had two packers put the risers on the OUTSIDE of the covers.

I had trouble with the colours being incorrect and a few small things missing when I first got it, but that was quickly fixed by Kelly when I sent it back. Apart from that, I agree with what everyone else is saying, good rig, good service.

...Blair.


dhammons  (A 43516)

Aug 12, 2003, 9:59 PM
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Forgive me if this is a dumb question Blush, but who is this "Kelly" person?


Cool


AggieDave  (D License)

Aug 12, 2003, 10:00 PM
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Kelly Farrington, the owner/operator of Velocity Sports (makes the Infinity). He also posts as KellyF. Cool


dhammons  (A 43516)

Aug 12, 2003, 10:04 PM
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Awesome. Thanks Dave. Wink


D22369  (D 22369)

Aug 12, 2003, 11:41 PM
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I have never run into anyone with an infinity who wishes they had bought another manufacturers container, excellent quality.

GO FOR IT..

Roy


Pablito  (D 24827)

Aug 13, 2003, 6:39 AM
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It is a great rig. and it has a good price for good quality.


SkyDekker

Aug 13, 2003, 6:55 AM
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One thing to watch with the interior riser covers is, I've now had two packers put the risers on the OUTSIDE of the covers.

I have had this happen a couple of times as well. However, it is easy to tuck the risers under the secondary covers after packing should this occur. Usually when I tell the packers they remember for the next time.

I love my Infinity.


rigging65  (D 21921)

Aug 13, 2003, 10:42 AM
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Since Kelly has decided to be modest and not reply here (although I know he's watching the thread), I will put in the $.02 that I imagine he would add if he were to reply. (He's a buddy of mine, so I'm sure he won't mind me putting words in his mouth Wink)

The Infinity has the best riser coverage system on any rig currently available, period...and it looks good too. You basically have two complete layers holding the risers in place, but they're designed such that they don't lock against each other. I've never had a riser cover failure on either on my Infinities.

The Harness is designed with an intentionally low hip junction...something that a few riggers in Southern California just couldn't get their heads around. Based on how your body moves and the angles that your "traditional" harness takes when you wear it, you basically end up being "hung" by the harness. By moving the junction down a few inches you are "sitting" in the harness...more like sitting in a saddle than hanging. Add the nice, wide leg pads to the equation and you're in for a comfy ride.

For some reason, this being different from what others were doing freaked out some people and a few riggers complained that the harness must simply be built wrong. I don't know what these guys had against comfort, but Kelly's Harness is about as comfortable as they come.

VSE is a small company that is playing with the big boys. They don't spend a ton of money on their advertising because their rig is so good they don't need to. Infinity owners sell the rig, not flash graphics. Ask yourself this: Who pays for advertising? Answer: You do.

By keeping their costs down, they are able to keep their prices down. Do you want to pay more to allow your favorite mfg. to run bigger ads to make more money for them, or would you rather spend less money for a really great rig and spend the extra money on jump tickets? It's your choice.

The Infinity has killer pin protection, a good, solid wrap-around main container, is easy to pack and easy for your rigger to pack (and make look good!).

The rig is just solid, and you won't find any better customer service out there. Like I said, VSE is a small company, and they value their client base. They will go out of their way to make your experience with them something to make you smile....can you tell I like VSE and their product? Tongue

Buy one, you'll never regret it.


alanab

Aug 13, 2003, 11:05 AM
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if i just emailed the email address on the contact page for vse, how long do you think it will take for a response?? just curious!


dgskydive  (C 25738)

Aug 13, 2003, 11:12 AM
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Damn! CAn I get you to sell my old car that doesn't run anymore. I already have an Infinity and you made me want to go order another one!Wink


FrogNog  (C 34484)

Aug 13, 2003, 11:32 AM
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>>> Never had a cutaway with it, so I can't give first-hand info about that.

My DZ (~ 1 hour from Velocity's digs in Kapowsin, from what I understand) uses them for student rigs. What information about firsthand cutaway experience would one want to know?


rigging65  (D 21921)

Aug 13, 2003, 12:32 PM
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Kelly's pretty good about getting back to people on email...unless they're running short in the shop, then he's under a machine and not on the computer. I would suggest you give them a call if you have something to ask and can't wait to get an email back...anyone at VSE will be more than happy to help you with questions. (360) 893.6111


TALONSKY  (D License)

Aug 13, 2003, 12:33 PM
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I agree with what veryone is saying about Infinity rigs. They are GREAT!. Kelly really goes out of his way for everyone. I find the rig fit real comfortably and I have never had any problems with the rig. Plus they look great too.
Kirk


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alanab

Aug 13, 2003, 12:33 PM
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thanks:)


Biscuit  (A License)

Aug 13, 2003, 1:28 PM
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[people on email...unless they're running short in the shop, then he's under a machine and not on the computer.
I think they have a guy out sick today, I'll bet it's a bit busy.


racer42  (D 28576)

Aug 13, 2003, 2:31 PM
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I am just waiting till pay day and placing that order. Can't wait..can't..just can't.........guess I'll have tooSmile


sundevil777  (D License)

Aug 13, 2003, 3:52 PM
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You can't go wrong with an Infinity.

I never liked how so many rigs with exposed/partially exposed pilot chutes will loosen up and look awful with PC material exposed.

Concerning options: He offers a really good low profile reserve handle (shown temporarily installed) and loop cutaway in attach. Get the pinstriping.
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bclark  (D 22626)

Aug 13, 2003, 3:56 PM
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Can't say anything someone else hasn't already said. Heard and seen nothing but goody good.


alanab

Aug 14, 2003, 6:12 AM
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dhammons... did you decide yet?:)


jrcrackers  (D 26874)

Aug 14, 2003, 6:56 AM
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In reply to:
if i just emailed the email address on the contact page for vse, how long do you think it will take for a response?? just curious!
We have a record number of orders in our shop right now, so it might take us a couple of days to get back to you but we will definitely reply. We also get a lot of junk mail. Sometimes I erase e-mails that look like junk (sorry). make a note to Jeff or Kelly and I'll read it!

Blues,
Jeff
VSE


alanab

Aug 14, 2003, 7:07 AM
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In reply to:
In reply to:
if i just emailed the email address on the contact page for vse, how long do you think it will take for a response?? just curious!
We have a record number of orders in our shop right now, so it might take us a couple of days to get back to you but we will definitely reply. We also get a lot of junk mail. Sometimes I erase e-mails that look like junk (sorry). make a note to Jeff or Kelly and I'll read it!

cracker, i PM'd you!

Blues,
Jeff
VSE


stoneycase  (A 43288)

Aug 14, 2003, 8:39 AM
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I just finished placing an order for a new Infinity this week through my local Drop Zone - Skydive Santa Barbara. This is my first rig and I can't wait for it to show (10 week leadtime).

I sided with the Infinity for a couple of reasons - the riser protection, the cost, customizable color scheme, and *reputation*. My Rigger gave it a great review, and a friend has let me jump his Infinity more than a handful of times. In addition I heard great things about the rig while in Elsinore, CA during a recent weekend trip.

During the jumps with the friends Infinity (thanks Erik!) the rig felt awesome. I've packed it up and it closes great - no complaints at all. The rig looks sweet too, I'm thinking I'll probably sleep with it when it first shows up ;)

I actually called and talked to Kelly about the order and he seemed really cool, I know VSE is a smaller company but I have heard nothing but good things about the customer service and quality of the product.

"Ad Infinitum..."

/counting the days until I have to throw the girlfriend out of bed and let the rig take her place...


SeaKev  (C License)

Aug 14, 2003, 9:41 AM
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Headed to snohomish in an hour to jump!

I, too, will be ordering an Infinity when it's time.


wandrer  (A 43155)

Aug 14, 2003, 3:33 PM
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where did you get this great price as i figure from the webb site it is a little over 1500.00 for the same eqp. rig. Is it poss. for you to help me with some insider price info. i would be most greatful.


TALONSKY  (D License)

Aug 14, 2003, 3:51 PM
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I bought my Infinity last September with all options including Stainless Steel Hardware with a dealer discount I paid $1595.00
Kirk


alanab

Aug 17, 2003, 2:40 PM
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how long did it take for anyone's infinity to be made and shipped to them?


drenaline  (C License)

Aug 17, 2003, 8:37 PM
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As owner of one infinity container I have some very personal opinions on my infinity here it goes:

Pro's: looks great, very comfortable, safe, very good riser cover, hip rings are great, I like the way the RSL routing is velcroless, the shoulder pads are very comfortable, rigger friendly, the way it covers the risers that it don't show is very cool, wide leg pads are great and comfortable, very very good customer service and they help you in everything they can.

My personal Con's: I bought my rig when it had 50 jumps, on the rig jump #76 the main pin cover tug tap broke (the plastic), on rig jump #89 the grommet of the top main flap came out (i thinks its numbered 1) had a rigger fix the grommet, I still can't pack it the way its supposed to (have the first 3 flaps meet grommets and the fourth flap only kiss the third flap) I think I need a video to see what am doing wrong in my packing or most prolly I got a bad one.

I emailed velocity about my cons and they were very friendly and even asked me if I could send the rig back to them so they could check it out for free and change the tuck tab but my reality is that I live in another country and it would cost me about a 100$ to ship to washington and another 100$ to ship back and thats good jump money so the only thing they could do was send me the tuck tab for my rigger to change it.

Will I buy another infinity if mine gets lost? I will have to meditate this answer.


dgskydive  (C 25738)

Aug 19, 2003, 1:48 PM
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I have seen a few of the tuck tabs break on the Infinity. Usually do to the fact that they are closed wrong. If you don't follow the closing instructions it may happen. Just read the packing instructions and do what you are supposed to and you shouldn't have any problems. If you can't figure it out, give them a call and they will help you out.


drenaline  (C License)

Aug 19, 2003, 4:54 PM
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I tried what they told me but I still can't make the first 2 grommets meet, maybe am too dumb and need to see somebody do it or a video of somebody closing it.


cssriggers  (D License)

Aug 19, 2003, 5:16 PM
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My $0.02 as a rigger -

We've replaced cracked stiffeners in Infinitys ... and just about every other type of rig on the market as well.

Their customer service couldn't be better, in my opinion. Recently called on Wednesday and had a replacement ripcord Friday a.m., in plenty of time to get our customer's rig ready to jump for the weekend. Plus the ripcord was CW03-01 precertified and the paperwork/billing was spot on. Refreshing.

We don't see a lot of Infinitys on the east coast, but our customers who have them love them, and they're quite rigger-friendly. Pretty safe for freeflying too.

Thanks, Kelly et al.


floormonkey  (D License)

Aug 19, 2003, 5:20 PM
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my top main flap is damaged on my Inf. (Plastic stiffiner is broken) They said send it in, repairs are free. Doesn't get much better...


Malfunction  (D 24380)

Aug 19, 2003, 11:21 PM
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What information about firsthand cutaway experience would one want to know?

For example, I have found that the VectorIII has a reserve fire problem. Two examples of what I mean:
1) A jumper I know from another DZ need a reserve ride for a lisence qualification. Intentional cut-away (it was time for a repack anyway). He took up his VectorIII AND a front-mount reserve for that nestalgia thing. Pulled main. Cut away (4000 for safety reasons), pulled reserve. NOTHING. Checked over shoulder. NOTHING OUT, RIG CLOSED. Went to belly-mount.

2) Fellow jumper had to pull on the ground for a rigger to repack reserve. Pulled silver. NOTHING. Rigger about had a heart-attack. Jumper used left elbow, right elbow. Reserve fired. Rigger found another way to pack the reserve that was not manufacture recomendation and reserve has popped ever since.

Scary, eh? The moral to this story is that first had experience about pull tension, pin pressure and finally, reserve firing is important to KNOW THAT IT IS GOING TO WORK.

Does that make sence?


Hooknswoop  (D License)

Aug 20, 2003, 8:29 AM
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I have found that the VectorIII has a reserve fire problem.

I and a lot of other people have Vector III's and I am very interested to hear the details of these total malfunctions you described. I have had two reserve deployments on my Micron and they were quick, clean deployments.

Derek


rigging65  (D 21921)

Aug 20, 2003, 9:40 AM
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Grommets don't have to meet in order for them to be correct. In fact, certain rigs are cut such that the grommets don't meet when properly packed. If you have questions, contact the Mfg. and let them explain things for you!


hookitt  (D License)

Aug 20, 2003, 9:41 AM
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I have found that the VectorIII has a reserve fire problem.

I'd be interested as well (as would the rest of the world). I've packed up many Vector III's including one Micron. Except for the already open reserve containers, I test fired all of them and most were done with the main still in the container. There is nothing unusual to report.


drenaline  (C License)

Aug 20, 2003, 10:15 AM
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It was the first thing I asked before getting the container, there is a thread about it. All grommets, except for the last one, should meet.


Malfunction  (D 24380)

Aug 20, 2003, 2:55 PM
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the VectorIII has a reserve fire problem.

I have had some discussion as to this remark. I WILL create a post that will discuss this tomorrow. I need to talk to my rigger about the situations that were witnessed. I know that this is now a giant red flag for anyone that jumps VectorIII, so let me get to the bottom of it and back up my allogation. YOU WILL SEE A POST ABOUT THIS NO LATER THAN TOMORROW. I apologize for the scare, I thought that this may have happened at other DZs across the country/world.


rigging65  (D 21921)

Aug 20, 2003, 3:26 PM
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It was the first thing I asked before getting the container, there is a thread about it. All grommets, except for the last one, should meet.

Correct, the last grommet should not touch the others. You'll also find this on some older Vectors as well as a few other rigs...


Premier GraficO  (D 16514)

Sep 8, 2003, 12:50 AM
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I have been watching this thread for awhile and finally decided to post...Cool

Well... let's start from the beginning.
I have had a plethora of different containers in my skydiving career (Talon, Reflex, Jav... uh... Classiflyer... if any of you old timers remember it...etc.) and I preface my comments by saying that I do work for many of the skydiving manufacturers, distributors, etc.

The container...
Out of all of my rigs I am far more pleased with the features and comfort of both of my Infinity rigs than any of the other rigs I have flown. I like the way they close... my rigger likes to pack em... I feel confident in any skydiving discipline that the rig will function as a container should.

The company...
Since day one I have had the best relationship I could ever want with a skydiving equipement manufacturer. I make great looking ads, cool decals, slick t-shirts for the company and VSE allows me the PRIVILEGE to jump and recommend Infinity to those who are looking for new gear. Kelly and I have built a great working relationship as well as a good friendship over the past few years. I can honestly say that I really do like admire the company, the high quality products it builds and the reputation for being one of the best customers service providers in the skydiving world.

I've met or worked with almost every company in the industry in some form or another and I can honestly say that VSE has a great product that I feel confident in and would buy over and over again...

Frankly I am extremely happy with the relationship I have built with Kelly Farrington & VSE. If I HAD to choose another container I would go with a Javelin... but since I don't HAVE to wait 24+ weeks to get a Jav... I would BEG to get another Infinity.

All of that aside... since I know Kelly will probably ready this... the only negative thing I can say about Kelly/VSE is that he should pick a better brand of car or at least one that isn't in the shop for YEARS at a time.Tongue

For your amusement and viewing pleasure I have posted a photo of both of my Infinitys... and yes the one on the left IS the one used in the ads

Anyone who doesn't want to pay an arm and a leg for an great rig should consider an Infinity... lots of different containers out there, but it's the little value added things in VSE service and product quality that really bump the Infinity from an AWESOME rig to an OUTSTANDING rig.

Sincerely,
GraficO
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KellyF  (D 13826)

Sep 8, 2003, 10:13 AM
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All of that aside... since I know Kelly will probably ready this... the only negative thing I can say about Kelly/VSE is that he should pick a better brand of car or at least one that isn't in the shop for YEARS at a time.Tongue
You.........BASTARD!!!!!!!Tongue

Thanks everyone for the compliments, but I also have some really talented people working for me that make it possible to make so many people happy. If it was a one man show, there would be A LOT fewer proud Infinity owners posting their experiences. We'll keep doing our best to keep quality high and delivery times low (which has been difficult this year Smile).


Biscuit  (A License)

Sep 8, 2003, 4:41 PM
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Thanks everyone for the compliments, but I also have some really talented people working for me that make it possible to make so many people happy. If it was a one man show, there would be A LOT fewer proud Infinity owners posting their experiences. We'll keep doing our best to keep quality high and delivery times low (which has been difficult this year Smile).

Sheesh! What is this!? The oscars!? Cool


jlkilpatrick  (A 42386)

Sep 12, 2003, 8:49 PM
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   My first, (and current), container is an Infinity. I had all the same choices that any buyer out there faces, and I did my homework like a good boy. Infinity came out on top.

When I had a question, Kelly had an answer for me right away. Delivery was quick. The rig fits perfectly, (both me and the canopies), and looks great. The craftsmanship is just damn flawless.

Can you tell that I like my rig?

By the way, GraficO, that rig of yours in the ad looks so good that, after playing with endless schemes, I wound up using yours, except silver instead of white.

Blues!

Luke


Premier GraficO  (D 16514)

Sep 15, 2003, 12:53 AM
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HEH...
Seems that most of my gear gets copied somehow since I used a lot of it in various ads.

Not a problem... glad I could help take away some of the trauma in deciding a color scheme! BTW... forrest green instead of blue looks cool too...

I screwed up in my post with the rigs... the one in the ad is the one on the right... the new Infinity is the one on the left (the one with the chrome stripes on the main flap)Crazy

GraficO


rogue108  (D 27640)

Sep 15, 2003, 11:19 AM
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If I were to purchase a new rig the Infinity would be on the top of my list. I like the features of the Infinity a lot and you can't beat the price. I like Mirages and their fit, but I could never justify the cost. I have jumped Javelins the whole I have been skydiving and the only reason for me to buy another is that replacement parts are easy to find and I am familar with them. You can't go wrong with an Infinity


Amazon  (D License)

Sep 16, 2003, 12:34 AM
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Just as a side note.. I bought an Infinity when I first got back into the sport. I have been playing with a bit of freeflying.. trying to do something OTHER than bellyflying that I learned in 1975.

I had my Infinity apart for a few weeks while it was being cleaned and repacked and I have been jumping my backup rig.. a Javelin. ITs a DOM 92 and when I go headdown the riser covers do not always stay in place...

On my Infinity I have NEVER had any kind of issue with risers.. or riser covers.. everything stays in place. This weekend while I was at Kapowsin.. the home of Velocity Sports.... I had a chat with Kelly Farrington. I told him I want a bulletproof container for doing EXTREME headdown next summer..ie SpeedSkydiving. I said I want a rig that will be as safe as possible at 300MPH plus.. and he assured me I already have the rig.

I will order a new rig from them... they can put all the Infinity Embroidery Logos on it that they deem necessary. I will go with a smaller reserve and it will fit my new main I am plannning on buying this winter as well. ( I really need to demo a few canopies before I decide) I want things a bit smaller to fit closer to my back..I still think Its the very best rig I could have chosen. Thank you Kelly

Amazon


freeflyguy  (D 24207)

Sep 21, 2003, 9:08 AM
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... the only negative thing I can say about Kelly/VSE is that he should pick a better brand of car or at least one that isn't in the shop for YEARS at a time
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Hmm, yes it is in the shop most of time, but consider the positives. How many gear manufacturers do you know that has a car capable of Horizontal Terminal deployments? This done on a narrow coutry road, taking less than 1/2 mile to go terminal? Think of the testing possibilities!

There is something to be said about a turbocharged Audi powered Shirocco. In spite of it's lust for transmission parts.

Oh, and I like the rigs too.


jumpwally  (D License)

Sep 24, 2003, 5:33 PM
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I am in the market for a rig,,and the earlier post about hip points being lower and comforable leg straps has me going,,can anyone elaborate on this some more? and by the way Kelly,,what kind of car is it so we don't buy it,,lol thanx wally


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Sep 25, 2003, 5:15 AM
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rjf98  (D 23732)

Sep 25, 2003, 2:09 PM
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I just want to say that this is going to be the second weekend on my new Infinity and I couldn't be happier. Colors are great, it's comfortable, and cool doesn't begin to describe it. I think this rig actually MAKES me a better skydiver.... Wink

Seriously though, this is the third rig I've owned, and it's the first one that was ever custom made for me. My only complaint was waiting an extra 3 weeks over stated delivery time. Now that I know Kelly's car is always in the shop, I'll just assume that he drives the things to UPS himself and that caused the delay Sly

Anyway, your sponsored athlete at the DZ explained that you were WAY in the hole on orders vs ability to produce, plus some repairs, and after seeing my rig and jumping it, I know why. This is a great container and the market share for infinity is only bound to increase.

Thanks again Kelly for a first class product. It'll be nice to introduce myself at the Chick's Rock Boogie in a couple of weeks.


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Sep 25, 2003, 3:38 PM
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I just want to say that this is going to be the second weekend on my new Infinity and I couldn't be happier.

Yeah, but you didn't buy beer...

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Colors are great, it's comfortable, and cool doesn't begin to describe it.

You should thank your wife for making you change your original color combination.Laugh

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My only complaint was waiting an extra 3 weeks over stated delivery time.

That's because they had to expedite the completion of all those hot chicks that just ordered rigs after you did. They set yours aside and built theirs.Sly



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