High V is not the best for self landing, a low V is the only choice for me. I have had high V bars but the added time and effort to reach the V to grab a high flying line for self landing is not optimal. Shit happens in that one or two seconds.
It wasn’t without careful consideration that I use a bar without an auto flag out, this is for foiling only. My worry is tangling with another kite for sure. The auto flag out on the pintoxt bar is what first caught my eye, the complexity of design is what turned me away.
I have over 9o sessions with my kiss bar, probably over 250 hours of use, no wear whatsoever. One issue you would have to get used to is there is no auto flag out on my bars. There is an oh shit handle on one of the front linestgst you would have to reach up and grab. Once you get used to this it is...
The kiss bar offered by Jeff Howard at kiteboarding.com Is the bomb, it’s simple, light but strong, aesthetically pleasing and when a cam cleat is offered the trim adjustments are flawless. Thanks jeff for keeping it simple, I will be ordering my second kiss bar soon.