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Spinning leash?

Postby Dax » Wed Sep 10, 2003 12:43 am

Toby/Dwight -
Does the 2004 North Bar have a spinning leash solution comparable to Naish's UDS? I like the North kites but I really like the UDS...

Thanks!

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Re: Spinning leash?

Postby Dwight » Wed Sep 10, 2003 2:58 am

Dax wrote:Toby/Dwight -
Does the 2004 North Bar have a spinning leash solution comparable to Naish's UDS? I like the North kites but I really like the UDS...

Thanks!
The North system is going to be different. I've heard it might be after the first of the year before we can get them.

The simple solution for now, is to use a spinning hook with the North bar. I use the Peter Lynn spinning hook that swings side to side. When the hook can spin, the leash doesn't need to.

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Postby Shannon » Wed Sep 10, 2003 3:38 am

Wawando wrote:Thanks! And you added what i suspected and that Nowth let come out by using different colow schemes: 16 to 20 still more gwunty, smallew sizes - fast.
I must definitly test them! When will they be out in Euwope?
Dude you fowgot to put the "w" in different.
We'll let it slide this time but there are no second chances.. :smash:

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Postby Wawando » Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:02 am

Shannon wrote:
Wawando wrote:Thanks! And you added what i suspected and that Nowth let come out by using different colow schemes: 16 to 20 still more gwunty, smallew sizes - fast.
I must definitly test them! When will they be out in Euwope?
Dude you fowgot to put the "w" in different.
We'll let it slide this time but there are no second chances.. :smash:
Hi! I have been criticised with a killer comment like "hey man, that is not funny at all" and some of my questions where ignored, so i dwoped (sorry dropped) the wawando speaking. Although it sounded funny... Thanks for the correction anyway :thumb:
By the way: my jump in the avatar picture is higher than yours! :D None of them is very high,though... :oops:

Abou the Rhino04, i was ready to change my quiver and have cooled down. 16 is my most used size. I ride Takoons and was planning to go for a Rhino04 16 and keep my small windy kite a Takoon. But i need a 16 size that can depower a lot and if 16-20 04 are still grunties, i will really have to test it to see if they match my needs.
I love North build quality and costumer support, but i think that grunty kites are not good for European (or Cuban) gusty atlantic winds.

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Postby Toby » Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:19 am

don't get it wrong, I ride my R2 20 in 4-6 Bft (10-22 knts)
How about that for a range?
And the R04 should be improved with less pull and flying further to the window, which will help in gusts a lot as well.
But always test before if you can and see yourself.

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Postby Wawando » Wed Sep 10, 2003 1:03 pm

Hug!

22 knots with the most powewfull 20 metew in the mawket???

You must be weally weally heavy! (and youw pictuwe is well taken ;-))

Thinking a little mowe... weight is not enough: you must be supew pwo ow youw spot is flat watew.

I would bite my thung (and then my speach would be even wowse :lol: ) as it's impossible to hold that powew whewe i wide with 22 knots of wind. You would be dwagged downwind in each wave passed ow you would have to wide weally weally slow: stopped!...

Btw: i suggest a quivew of R2 20 and R04 12. That would couvew 10-40 knots :thumb:

Owly is hewe fow a demo. We will take pictuwes and videos of him with the Takoon 2004 quivew and send it to you.

Yestewday it was blowing 32 to 38 knots. I wondew what kite he will use...

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Postby Toby » Wed Sep 10, 2003 1:40 pm

pls stop the "w" stuff - really annoying.... :roll:

its about edging very hard, a small board with great grip, keeping the kite low and have a bit of weight (87kgs currently).

20 12 will work as setup, since the R2 12 has a good low end.
But I assume at 3o knts it will be tough to hold the 12.

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Postby Jan:) » Wed Sep 10, 2003 2:19 pm

If you fly the 20 to 22 knots, you can easily do a 20/10 quiver as the 10 will be powered up at 22 knots too. 20/8 should be comfortable even.

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Postby Toby » Wed Sep 10, 2003 7:09 pm

I know a guy in Pelzerhaken (Rod), he only has 20 and 10 R2.
So it works.....

Toby


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