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Rakete
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Quick Release opened unintendedly

Postby Rakete » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:19 am

Hi!
Two days in a row the same happened to me. I was going on my wave board practicing toe side. All of a sudden the QR opened and I have no idea how this could happen. I tried to reproduce that several times and can't find out how it happened.

My bar is a Slingshot from 2014 and my harness is a ride engine with slider bar. I use a rappel ring between the chicken loop and the rope which maybe causes the problem although I cannot find out how.

Did somebody here experienced such a problem?

Thanks,
Gernot

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Re: Quick Release opened unintendedly

Postby Mitaka » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:35 am

I suppose that your rappel ring got stuck in a little uncomfortable position after riding toe side, you tried to slide it back in place with your hand and unintentionally activated the QR.

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Re: Quick Release opened unintendedly

Postby Toby » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:13 am

I have this often when I ride blind...with an old North bar. No idea why. To film this trick I had to change to an even older bar. Annoying.

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Re: Quick Release opened unintendedly

Postby matth » Fri Aug 05, 2016 1:16 pm

Slider bar, blind toeside? Both would bring the QR in contact with your body/harness. It must be rubbing against your side and working its way open.

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Re: Quick Release opened unintendedly

Postby windrider1 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:25 pm

The flysurfer 2.0 bars seem to be doing this also not sure how its happening but twice after minor falls the bar released on its own.

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Re: Quick Release opened unintendedly

Postby Rakete » Sat Aug 06, 2016 5:51 am

Ok, so I am not the only one. Would really like to know how this happened. However, going back to the original bar from f-one. Hope this solves it.

Thanks for your answers!


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