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Anyone jump a Batwing? Review please :)

 


icarus  (A 169)

Mar 30, 2001, 2:25 PM
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Hello,
Wondering if anyone has jumped a Batwing? Did you like it? How does it handle... Checked the reviews section here but nobody has posted a review on this canopy. I have the change to pick a 116 up for a reasonable price. The guy selling it says it's great but looking for other opinions...

Thanks..
Andrew



cyberskydive  (C 28534)

Mar 30, 2001, 7:10 PM
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I havent jumped one but....

BAtwings are snivelers for sure, but super duper easy to pack :)-LOL

I hear the riser pressure is alot, but little input is required for toggle turns. Dont think you'll get super surf out of em either, and I her they kinda lose their flare if you lose all your forward speed trying to stretch it out. But I guess you could say that about any canopy:)

Some folks love em, some dont care for em, go jump it and see wht you think for yourself.

D.Chisolm C-28534
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http://www.sunraydesigns.com



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