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Re: 2022 New Wings Thread
« Reply #75 on: October 06, 2022, 07:32:47 PM »

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Re: 2022 New Wings Thread
« Reply #76 on: October 12, 2022, 08:30:03 PM »
Picked up a 5.5m Takoon V2 while up at the AWSI this year, and love it so much, that I've since bought a 4m and a 7m (to replace my F-One CWC 7m...that I loved, just like the Takoon that much more).

Apparently I'm not the only one loving them...

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Re: 2022 New Wings Thread
« Reply #77 on: October 13, 2022, 06:40:27 AM »
Picked up a 5.5m Takoon V2 while up at the AWSI this year, and love it so much, that I've since bought a 4m and a 7m (to replace my F-One CWC 7m...that I loved, just like the Takoon that much more).

Apparently I'm not the only one loving them...


Are Takoon wings available in the US?  I'm not seeing any for sale online.

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Sunova Flow  8'10 X 31"  119L
Me - 6'0" - 160lbs - 65yo

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Re: 2022 New Wings Thread
« Reply #78 on: October 13, 2022, 09:25:21 AM »
Picked up a 5.5m Takoon V2 while up at the AWSI this year, and love it so much, that I've since bought a 4m and a 7m (to replace my F-One CWC 7m...that I loved, just like the Takoon that much more).

Apparently I'm not the only one loving them...


Are Takoon wings available in the US?  I'm not seeing any for sale online.
Yes, and no. They have the same direct to consumer business model as Gong eliminating the middleman, but unlike Gong they do have a US distribution center.

So no retailers in the US, but you can order them directly from their website, and depending on your location, it's a couple days delivery (you don't have to wait for your gear sitting for however long in US Customs like Gong stuff)...it took two days from order to my door in CA.


Several friends hopped in on my last order also, and are really happy with their new wings as well.   ;D

Most ordered the 7m for the light winds we have in SoCal most of the time, and 3 of us were out yesterday flying in 7-8 mph winds, with 9-10 mph gusts - with bigger foil wings (I was on the Axis 1060/425P), and had a blast!!
Me: 6'1"/185...5'1" Kings Foil Board...5'4" Kings Wing Board...9'6" Bob Pearson "Laird Noserider"...14' Lahui Kai "Manta"...8'0" WaveStorm if/when the proning urges still hit.

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Re: 2022 New Wings Thread
« Reply #79 on: October 13, 2022, 03:03:45 PM »
I have a Takoon v2 as well.  Its a very good wing for the money.  Its not the best wing I have tried, and it doesn't have a very premium feel, but the things that matter are well designed (good handles, good canopy tension, luffs stable, very grunty for the size) and it cost about half what a premium wing costs.  I use them to fill sizes that I don't use often and I buy more premium wings for my 1 or 2 most used sizes. I bet resale is not very good though.  Windance has a few sizes used at the moment.

If cost were a priority I would have no qualms with a quiver of these.  Performance would be 95% as good as anything else out there. 

I bought mine from the EU distributor and had it shipped to the US (US distribution is very new for them).  I also have a board travel bag from them that has served my purposes well.

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Re: 2022 New Wings Thread
« Reply #80 on: October 13, 2022, 03:37:15 PM »
Here is the Takoon USA website.  https://us.takoon.com/
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Re: 2022 New Wings Thread
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