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CORE Free LW
Sizes Available: 15, 17m
Sizes Tested: 17m

Core Says:

Surf, play, shred and plane in seven knots. This 3 strut, bow inspired, light wind all-rounder lets you be you, in waves, on the slick, or in between. Rest assured, the Free LW will make a lot of new friends this season with its stump pulling, work inhibiting, awesomeness. Strapless riders will appreciate the insane drift and instant relaunch. Air-stylers and freeriders will drool over the incredible range and lift. Free LW. Don’t leave home without one.

Visit for more info: www.corekites.com/us/kites/free-lw

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TKB Says:

The Core Free LW is a medium to low aspect 3-strut pulling machine that shined in the lightest of conditions. With a fairly quick pivot turn the Free LW is a pleasure to fly with it’s medium bar pressure instant steering response. Like most kites that generate this amount of power, the Free LW sits deeper in the window but when you power stroke your way into a water start, it has the grunt to get you up on plane and then the Free’s apparent wind kicks in to keep you flying through the lulls. We recommend this kite highly to those that are looking for a solid amount of grunt with an active or aggressive kite flying style for general freeride cruising in the lightest of wind.

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The Free LW comes with the Sensor 2 bar which features a dual adjustable length bar (46/52 cm) and different line lengths based on bar length (18, 20, 22 or 24m). It comes equipped with a spectra sheeting/throw line, replaceable plastic insert, no sliding stopper, non-molded non removable donkey dick, double center-line safety depower, high V, above bar depower custom Clam cleat with a Velcro tuning handle to keep the depower control toggle from tangling and a twisting quick release with auto swivel that doubles as a quick release guard. With knotted center lines and outside loops, the length of sheeting/throw can be adjusted for varying arm lengths of kiters or the type of riding. The non-molded foam floats are connected to the bar ends with the tips of the bar being hard. The outside leader lines allow riders to adjust the length of the outside lines for stretch or tuning. We loved this bar’s medium plush stamped grip and it’s small but sufficient bar end winders with non-retractable bungees.

Visit for more info on the bar: www.corekites.com/us/bars/sensor-2-bar

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