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Riding type: Freeride/Allround
Year: 2011
Brand: Slingshot
Size: 04.5m, 06m, 08m, 09m, 10m, 12m, 14m
Type: SLE
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Allround SLE performance kite

Designers Goals

Slingshot about the RPM 2011;
We're proud to announce the 2011 Slingshot RPM. The RPM is changing kiteboarding with its innovative 3 strut “Open C” Canopy design. It delivers limitless high end performance options for all conditions. Excel your riding regardless of your style. The RPM is the one kite that allows for top performance while executing un-hooked freestyle, wakestyle and surf style. 

 

Details:

Riding type: Freeride/Allround
Year: 2011
Brand: Slingshot
Size: 04.5m, 06m, 08m, 09m, 10m, 12m, 14m
Type: SLE
One pump: Yes
Bridles: Yes
Number of struts: 3
Colours: Various
Bar length: 43cm
Line length: depends on kite size
Bar: 4 lines
Depower: Clamcleat
Safety: Pull
Swivel: Yes
Variable bar length: No
Oh shit handles: Yes

There are 2 reviews on this product:

Slingshot RPM 2011 10m
Name:
Martijn Abbas 
Weight:
90 
Riding style:
allround  
Years of experience:
Personal page:
Water conditions:
flat, chop, small-waves  
Tested Wind Conditions:
From 17 knots up to 30
Number of test sessions:
>30 
Kite size:
10m 
Most remarkable characteristics:
slack line steering
 
SlowQuick
price quality
 
PoorGreat
lift
 
GradualExplosive
boost
 
SoftStrong
kite stability
 
UnstableStable
low end
 
Small rangeLarge range
bar pressure
 
HeavyLight
windrange
 
LimitedWide
glide phase
 
ShortLong
kitefinder.com - 31.05.2013 at 17:11 hour
Comments:
What i love about the RMP is that it's user friendly and very reliable. The thing i miss the most in other kites is the quick steering with low tension on the lines. This kite is best suited for freestyle riders. 
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Slingshot RPM 2011 10m
Name:
JasonD 
Weight:
75 
Riding style:
allround, big-air  
Personal page:
Water conditions:
flat, chop  
Tested Wind Conditions:
From 15 knots up to 22
Number of test sessions:
22 
Kite size:
10m 
Most remarkable characteristics:
boost
 
SoftStrong
durability
 
ShortLong
user friendly
 
PoorGreat
kitefinder.com - 14.05.2012 at 08:41 hour
Comments:
Wow what a kite! In the beginning I had trouble with my timing. After a number of session I am appreciate the RPM its pop, boost and lift. Its a great ride! Test it! 
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