Core products are on a 2 year development cycle so when there are issues with kites the brand has double the time to redesign and release and superior product. This cycle has been happening for 7 cycles in the case of the XR7..that is 14 years of development! The result of this is a product that is very reliable and will inflate and performance every session...every time!
Most people know Core for high jumping kites...this is TRUE. The XR7 is a GREAT jumping kite, but that isn't the end of it. The sweet spot for high jumps or stable lift on transitions is HUGE on the XR7 which means it is easier for everyone to jump higher. Have you noticed that professional riders can all jump huge on any kite? Well their skills allow them to push any kite to a very high level despite the narrow window for max performance on many kites. Core kites in general have a big fat sweet spot that makes it easy to land big jumps and take advantage of the massive hang time and performance the kites offer.
Core Products Hold Their Value
On the used market Core products typically sell for 20-30% higher than other similar products. They also hold up very well over time so you can sell/buy used Core products and they still have