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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby Tomlutz » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:32 pm

Thanks - great.

I taped the bar because the grip on the sleek carbon surface was poor. Do you think the little pin of your safety release system is strong enough? I have about the same and I am hesitating to use it. Would prefer 4 or even 5 mm diameter of steel for any parts that get the full load.

I had this carbon bar now tested - and it its absolutely solid. I like the fact that it is slightly curved like a banana, this makes winding up the lines easier. I have not yet experienced any downsides from not having a center hole for the center lines.
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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby Breze » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:42 pm

Yes, i will tape it too, with gloves my arms got tired quickly.
The pin is of an 2002 FS leash, this one is strong enough i hope. It bend a little bit after jumping with the foil. I have to look for cracks. Any suggestions for a solid pin?

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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby Tomlutz » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:44 pm

Breze wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:42 pm
Yes, i will tape it too, with gloves my arms got tired quickly.
The pin is of an 2002 FS leash, this one is strong enough i hope. It bend a little bit after jumping with the foil. I have to look for cracks. Any suggestions for a solid pin?
Will try these: https://de.aliexpress.com/item/40002748 ... 4c4db0KVPm

Will of course have to file away the thread.
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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby downunder » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:48 pm

Breze wrote:
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Mix of Kauper/BRM/KISS
TomLutz thanks for the Ali link to the cheap carbon pole

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There is a flaw in how your Wichard release is oriented.

With this orientation you have a pull release as I understand.

And we need a push away release.

Thoughts?

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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby Tomlutz » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:07 pm

downunder wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:48 pm

There is a flaw in how your Wichard release is oriented.

With this orientation you have a pull release as I understand.

And we need a push away release.

Thoughts?
No, this is correct. The pull is only for full release - good bye kite (instead of a safety leash). For the safety release there is the red ball to push.

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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby downunder » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:20 pm

It can't be pulled with no line tension.

Sorry, pull away obviously. If so, no need for both in my opinion. I'm using only Wichard, works well.

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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby apollo4000 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:14 pm

OMG well done on 87 pages on Chicken Loops.

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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby grigorib » Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:52 pm

Here’s my morning build. Assembled from dream parts.
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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby PugetSoundKiter » Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:48 pm

grigorib wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:52 pm
Here’s my morning build. Assembled from dream parts.
Nice clean DIY. But this thread is "Chicken Loop :bye: :bye:"

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Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Postby tomtom » Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:09 pm

It definately fits the category


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