EXTENDED Black Friday Deal! Liquid Force Wow 14m and Refraction (blem) 139 w/ dually

This deal is absolutely fantastic, we have a very limited amount so you better hurry before it is too late! 

No compromise kite with great versatility, whether you're looking to ride waves, use a hydrofoil, or do some speedy strapless freestyle the newest Wow is the do-it-all kite. *Please specify which color you prefer and we will accomodate if available.

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Whether attacking your favorite break or traveling to far off destinations to chase that perfect wave, the last thing you want to think about is your kite.  The WOW V3 provides a harmonious relationship between rider and kite that keeps focus on the wave and not on flying the kite.    The WOW V3 continues to offer an effortless power band while sheeting, lighting fast bar response, deliberate input back from the kite and extended down the line drift, inspiring confidence in all wave conditions.  Improvements this year include a refined bridle schematic that utilizes a flying line design to eliminate unwanted leading edge weight, in addition to increasing depower range which assists in situations ranging from getting over white water walls to scrubbing speed to stay in the critical section of the wave.  Fine tweaks in the leading edge to trailing edge profile increased the pivot radius offering precise maneuverability.

Though the WOW is our wave weapon don’t let that hold you back from your favorite freeriding pursuits.  The same traits that make the WOW the perfect wave magnet also makes carving a slick on a twin tip to flying above the chop on a hydrofoil fun and easy!  Who is the WOW V3 for? The wave specialist and strapless freestyle rider that is looking for a no compromise kite that will also unlock limitless freeriding fun.

WOW V3 WIND RANGE

Based on a 175lb (79kg) person riding a standard twintip kiteboard.

WOW V3 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

 

2017 Slingshot Refraction 139 (Blem)

• Board of choice for globetrotting pro Sam Light 
• Upgraded .7 MM Dura-Glide Base for sliding and grinding 
• Great crossover board for cable parks 
• Don’t catch an edge: base, rails designed for obstacles 
• Durable and dynamic made in the USA wood core construction 

"BLEM" Model
This is a "blem" model meaning that it has some barely identifiable blemish in the graphic. The board is structurally sound and covered by the normal manufacture's warranty. The blemish is often unidentifiable. Some are more pronounced than others but it is strictly cosmetic! For the buyer, this means a brand new board at a discounted price!


Refraction characteristics:
Although you might not be able to match Sam Light’s smooth, technical style, with the 2017 Refraction, at least you’ll have the same tool for success. Sam introduced the Refraction last year as his perfect solution for needing a competition-level freestyle board that he can use all over the world, in every condition he encounters (including cable parks). Due to its popularity, we have added a 139cm model to create a full lineup. The Refraction features aggressive rocker, stiff flex and a thick and super durable Dura-Glide base. You will generate great power with or without boots and the board features inverted NACA tech channels on the tip and tail which provides a flat surface for presses and slides on obstacles. 

Refraction user profile:
You’ll love the Refraction if you want an explosive freestyle board that will shred flat water, eat-up chop and withstand regular abuse from, sliders, kickers and rails and can cross over for use in cable parks. Hand build, wood core Refraction board, four .75 x 6” (1.9 x 15.2cm) wake fins and fin screws, grab handle.

 

PRODUCT DETAILS

 

NEW Carbon bedrock inserts: 

In 2017 you will notice lighter boards, a more continuous flex pattern and performance that is tuned precisely for each board’s design concept. You asked for weight reduction, better flex control and increased feel. You got it. Our engineers accomplished this by inventing new carbon-reinforced inserts, which will replace the Fastrack system on all 2017 boards. In testing, our team riders quickly noticed how solid the inserts are, hence the name Bedrock Carbon Inserts. The new inserts are a Slingshot exclusive and are designed to offer you a solid connection to a board that still needs to flex. They use the industry-standard M6 hardware and are reinforced with light-weight, high-strength carbon fiber. With this development, our engineers were able to define a new level of performance and durability in twin tip construction. The insert pull strength is increased by 30%, while the overall board weight is cut by 10%. 
 

Base and rails:
 Slingshot base thicknesses are as follows: Refraction- .7mm DuraGlide base; Asylum- .4mm standard base; Misfit- .2mm standard base; Karolina Pro- .2mm standard base. All Slingshot twin tips are lined with a full urethane rail, which provides dampening and protects the board form impact. For 2017, we’ve been able to achieve a broader, more vibrant range of colors for our urethane for even more visual appeal.



NACA tech  laser channels:
Precision laser-cut NACA Tech channels allow Slingshot to fine-tune each board in its lineup for specific performance characteristics. Channels improve water flow and board speed, grip and pop, edging and general performance and feel 



Slingshot wood core construction: 
Every Slingshot kiteboard is hand built in the United States, in a small factory just down the road from company headquarters in Hood River. Boards are made from vertically laminated wood cores. This process utilizes the collective strength of the wood’s end grain and creates boards with unrivaled pop, rebound and flex characteristics. Nothing beats a wood core. 


2017 REFRACTION - Best For Any Action. from Slingshot Kite on Vimeo.

Bar Options

The 2017 Compstick with Slingshot's Guardian Safety system is a great choice for the rider who has shorter arms or simply wants less clutter in his/her line of sight.  Integrated into the chicken loop release, the trip cleat is conveniently close to the rider at all times.  


WHAT SLINGSHOT SAYS:

• Slingshot’s patented below-the bar trim setup 
• Simple, clutter-free design: ride hard, ride with confidence 
• Features the strongest and longest lasting lines available 
• Huge depower, maximum throw, easy-reach depower 
• Low-profile, reliable, easy-reset safety release system 

Guardian characteristics: 
Slingshot riders trust the Compstick Guardian setup for its simplistic design, bomber construction and easy-access below-the-bar depower system. With the Guardian, the trim cleat is located just above the chicken loop and is integrated into the safety release mechanism. The result is a streamline system that removes eye-level components, placing them within easy reach below the bar and allowing for more throw above the bar. For 2017, we’ve given the Compstick a fresh new visual presence and have carried over improvements to the floats, grips, redesigned bar ends and safety leash that were implemented in 2016. 

Guardian rider profile: 
You’ll love the Compstick Guardian if you want ultimate control and confidence, the Compstick’s intuitive and streamlined below-the-bar depower and safety is unrivaled by any other bar on the market.

Sizes:
17" bar x 20m lines
20" bar x 20m lines with 3m extensions
23" bar x 27m lines

More info: 
The 2017 Compstick comes in 17, 20 and 23-inch bar options. The 17-inch bar comes stock with 20 meter lines and is recommended only for small kites (usually 4-7meters). The 23-inch bar comes stock with 27 meter lines and is recommended for larger kites (usually 13-17meters). New for 2017, our universal 20-inch bar, which can be used with any kite we produce, will now come with 20-meter lines installed and 3-meter extensions in the box. This gives riders the ability to choose between two different line lengths. For easier launching, faster turning and more responsive handling, the 20-meter lines are ideal, while the extensions will provide added power, low-end range and higher jumping.

Sentinel characteristics: 
The Sentinel system is designed for riders who like the Compstick’s simplistic and rugged design but prefer an above-the-bar location of the depower rope. The Sentinel features an above-the-bar trim cleat, a swiveling safety mechanism below the bar and all the other features that have made the Compstick Sentinel the trusted choice for riders around the world, year after year. For 2017, we’ve given the Compstick a fresh new visual presence and have carried over improvements to the floats, grips, redesigned bar ends and safety leash that were implemented in 2016. 

Sentinel rider profile:
You’ll love the Compstick Sentinel if you want ultimate control and confidence, the Compstick’s intuitive and streamlined above-the-bar depower and safety is unrivaled by any other bar on the market.

More info: 
The 23-inch bar comes stock with 27 meter lines and is recommended for larger kites (usually 13-17meters).


 
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