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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby Kite2Heaven » Fri May 17, 2013 9:14 am

Dr LW +1 for the Zeeky bar its what im buying next too :)

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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby plummet » Fri May 17, 2013 11:49 am

yes ditched my FS bar too. great kites. really bad bar.

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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby Laughingman » Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:39 pm

DrLightWind wrote:Suggestion why don't you guys using the Zeeko UDS Bar :?:
The design and workmanship is amazing, with spinning leash, stopper what else you need etc :thumb:
It's only $375 complete 54" Bar, from Montreal with a good safety system and a lot of depower.
I'm just changing to this on my Flysurfer Kites to get rid of the original lame infinity bar :idea:

There is a Thread about this here:
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2374213

DrLW


Where are you buying this bar?

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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby davesails7 » Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:09 pm

Save some money and buy this set of North bar and lines for $20:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NORTH-KITEBOARDING-KITE-LINES-BAR-AND-CHICKEN-LOOP-4-LINE-kite-27m-OR-30yds-/290953489580?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item43be2decac

:o :o :o

Is this really a bar and lines that North produced at some point (circa 1999?) Or did this guy make this in his basement?

Trim straps on the rear lines? What appears to be a piece of clothes line tied to the bar with a clove hitch???

Just pray that the new guy at your beach doesn't buy it!

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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby eree » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:13 pm

elegant solution for the bar ends color marking!

and not so micro microloop...

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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby DrLightWind » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:57 pm

Laughingman wrote:
DrLightWind wrote:Suggestion why don't you guys using the Zeeko UDS Bar :?:
The design and workmanship is amazing, with spinning leash, stopper what else you need etc :thumb:
It's only $375 complete 54" Bar, from Montreal with a good safety system and a lot of depower.
I'm just changing to this on my Flysurfer Kites to get rid of the original lame infinity bar :idea:


Where are you buying this bar?
Here is the link I got mine from:
http://kiteforce.ca/index.php?id_produc ... &id_lang=1

KITEFORCE
École, Boutique de Kitesurf et de Snowkite
Kitesurfing and Snowkiting School and Shop
8400, St Laurent, Suite 208,
Montréal, QC
H2P 2M4
514-691-3314
kite-force.com

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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby Jbrook » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:42 pm

Been using my North 2013 bar for Vegas for sometime now in retrospect the bar is worth every penny. I pay for my gear. Of course I wish bars were 200 dollars still.
Last edited by Jbrook on Sun Aug 04, 2013 1:44 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby Laughingman » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:43 pm

Awesome and it's in Canada eh! One more question, what is the flag distance when you release? For the new Epic kites 6m is optimum, but 4m works....

When I say flag distance I mean e distance the bar will travel up the lines before it hits a stopper

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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby tautologies » Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:36 am

Laughingman wrote:Awesome and it's in Canada eh! One more question, what is the flag distance when you release? For the new Epic kites 6m is optimum, but 4m works....

When I say flag distance I mean e distance the bar will travel up the lines before it hits a stopper


Are you talking front line?
depends a bit on the bridle, but the distance should be about length of your kite for complete safety.

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Re: 443 Euros / 550 USD / 349 GBP for a bar? Have they gone

Postby DrLightWind » Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:28 pm

Laughingman wrote:Awesome and it's in Canada eh! One more question, what is the flag distance when you release? For the new Epic kites 6m is optimum, but 4m works....

When I say flag distance I mean e distance the bar will travel up the lines before it hits a stopper
Sorry I sent mine to one of my friend with a kite for testing and only looked at it once.
But one of the front line comes directly through the CL where you connect the bypass leash,
so I believe it fully depowers and the bar goes all the way up on that one line,
when you let the bar go.

Here is a link and you can see in the middle when the QR is activated:

http://zeeko-kites.com/playlist.php?pla ... &width=650

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