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Vortex II container.

 


Premier ypelchat  (C 33153)
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Sep 16, 2003, 3:10 PM
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I ordered a Vortex II container, and I was wondering how many of you have this container? What do you think of it?

Wink

Yves.


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hookitt  (D License)

Sep 16, 2003, 3:29 PM
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I'm very curious why you ordered it first and THEN asked for an opinion on it?


Premier ypelchat  (C 33153)
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Sep 16, 2003, 3:50 PM
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Buying a piece of equipment, doesn't mean that you can't seek opinions of others who bought the same equipment! My question was directed to the people who currently own a Vortex II. I forgot to mention that my new container has not been delivered yet. ( just a few more days to wait Cool)

Wink

Yves.


(This post was edited by ypelchat on Sep 16, 2003, 4:03 PM)


mr2mk1g  (C 103449)

Sep 17, 2003, 1:25 AM
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I think he means why didnt you go to the trouble of getting opinions on it before you shelled out money on it?


michaelflying  (D 886)

Sep 17, 2003, 2:40 AM
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SmileDon't have one but do dream. Very Very HOT.


nutter  (C 1509)

Sep 17, 2003, 3:39 AM
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dude,

You have orderd one the best made containers around,The Vortex 2 is really well manufactured.It has all the trimmings,Gr8 design,These containers also look good, What size canopy you fly,

I own one and cant find any fault.

Nut


Premier ypelchat  (C 33153)
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Thanks!

Do yo know if they have a website?

Wink

Yves.


Unutsch

Sep 17, 2003, 4:48 AM
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my teammate owns one and is very satisfied with it... especiallywith the look of the rasta colors he pun on it WinkCool
i never jumped it though, in my opinion, it is too long on the back... i prefere shorter rigs, like atoms or vectors...


metalslug  (B 2528)

Sep 17, 2003, 7:26 AM
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In reply to:
Thanks!

Do yo know if they have a website?

As you may already know, the Vortex II is manufactured by Parachute Systems, formerly Chute Shop.
Their website is http://www.parachutesystems.co.za or http://www.vortexii.com.
Both link to the same page.

Cool


Premier ypelchat  (C 33153)
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Sep 17, 2003, 8:38 AM
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Wink Thanks a lot!

Yves.


Premier ianmdrennan  (D 25821)
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Sep 17, 2003, 1:09 PM
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I've had mine for 3 years and been very happy with the container.

Blue skies
Ian


Premier Tonto  (D 515)
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Sep 18, 2003, 3:51 AM
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FYI


Vortex 2

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Sep 18, 2003, 4:23 AM
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In reply to:
FYI


Vortex 2

t

Thanks!Wink

I'll take a closer look at this when i get my Vortex II, but I'm pretty sure that if this issue has been brought to their attention, they already took care of the problem.

Yves.


(This post was edited by ypelchat on Sep 18, 2003, 5:12 AM)


trumpetfish  (A 42088)

Sep 18, 2003, 5:56 AM
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only put 5 or so jumps on mine but from everything ive read and the limited experience of mine, I'm well happy with it. Seems like a great rig at a great price. If there was one complaint it would be that my rig sits on the top of my bum a little bit, but I bought it second hand so just have to put up with that for the time being, no biggie really.



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