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by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Thu Jan 16, 2003 8:22 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Safety-Quick Release from WICHARD - the one and only !!
Replies: 28
Views: 2749

On 2003-01-08 22:58, macca wrote: I use the wichard system...Use a Stainless ring so the chicken loop wont stick under load... Be careful with your selection of that stainless ring. I recently spoke with a user of a plain (pin-release, side-pivot) snap shackle, with the added ring they very much re...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Thu Jan 16, 2003 8:00 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Caution with Fixed Loop and Releasing Kite!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1003

On 2003-01-13 20:40, KiteGlider wrote: Roelof - Good pics. I use the Prolimit harness with the small release on the left side. It's only a last resort backup to release the entire harness. The releasable hook looks smart to me. I don't think it's wise to rely on the ProLimit SIDE release spreader. ...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Thu Jan 16, 2003 6:32 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What about Litewave boards?
Replies: 15
Views: 1235

Weight seems to be a common negative comment about LiteWaves, but the 2003s will have "toed out" strap inserts, so you can use plain straps instead of binding plates, which should save a pound or two (a kg?). Mel <font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: kiteboarder@pacbell.net on 2003-01-16 20:24...

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