Have a look at this Joe,( min 1:33):I like the concept but I will never use one. I'm short and I would never be able to reach the trim system or bar if it went all the way out. I'll stick to my clam cleats and above bar trim. Nice to see something different though.
The point is having a clean, above-the-bar depower system with no dangling depower rope. I don't know about you, but personally I have several times had a dangling depower rope twist itself around the lines, sometimes actually tying itself into a knot around the center lines. That can make it take longer to adjust the depower (because you first have to sort out the depower line mess), and in a worst-case scenario I think it could actually disable your ability to release to safety. Also, on two occasions I've had a dangling depower rope twist itself around a bar-end - not a nice situation.dyyylan wrote:I don't really see the point in this
I think this is a valid concern... It appears that for every inch that you effectively shorten the front lines by pulling on the the adjuster, you would have to pull the bar towards you by more than one inch, thereby actually temporarily powering the kite up more (until you stop pulling on the adjuster and can push your bar away again). That is obviously not ideal.kitecomedy wrote:What if for example I'm full powered - a gust hits me and Ì'm going to be overpowered. I have sheeted the Bar out for minimum power - but to get less power with the adjuster - I have to Sheet the Bar IN Again (creating more power in this moment)?
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