Just added this neat little gadget to my kit. Useful when you want to check the wind speed at your actual location rather than rely on the general speeds given by the various apps. It’s really small and unobtrusive and comes with a sleeve/grip in a variety of high-vis colours.
Have the same model.
Really handy, always in my case.
Don’t use it as much now as you start to judge better by using it.
Also handy for accurate wind direction, rotate until you get highest speed.
Good tip, thanks.
I was just starting to get over my bad dose of accessory-itis!!
Now I have one of these sitting in my Amazon basket
Agreed, great tip!
But now I feel I need one of these!!
Luckily, after years of paragliding and having to assess wind at the take-off site, I can hear the wind in my ears and know what’s happening.
However, yeeeeears ago, I used to have such a anemometer … but then rarely used it.
Woahh, Jedi wind master!
They are really useful, but don’t forget they give you the wind speed at ground level which is usually significantly less than when you are up there. Don’t let it lull you into a false sense of security, just use it as a starting guide.
FYI, these are now back in stock at Amazon, same price as the first post in this thread
I have the same, nice piece of kit…