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attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby Bill » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:19 pm

Fed up with my donkey dick and want to attach a carbine hook or something similar to the spreader bar, so I can clip in/out easy and not have it come out unintended (which occasionally happens with the donkey dick). what's the best knot to use to get a tight fit to spreader bar? Could use a metal attachment but think I'm better using rope?

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Re: attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby sarc » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:50 pm

I would say bad idea. If something is wrong with your donkey dick or spreader bar, buy a urethane hose of appropriate diameter (super cheap at any hardware store) and jam/force it over the donkey dick to make it stiffer and / or longer.



Wait, that came out wrong... I didn't mean... like.... OK now I have to wipe the mental image off me

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Re: attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby Beardytello » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:56 pm

sarc wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:50 pm
I would say bad idea. If something is wrong with your donkey dick or spreader bar, buy a urethane hose of appropriate diameter (super cheap at any hardware store) and jam/force it over the donkey dick to make it stiffer and / or longer.



Wait, that came out wrong... I didn't mean... like.... OK now I have to wipe the mental image off me
No one wants a floppy donkey dick.

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Re: attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby badgb21 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:38 pm

Sounds like you need the "Game changer!"

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Re: attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby Matteo V » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:11 pm

sarc wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:50 pm
Wait, that came out wrong... I didn't mean... like.... OK now I have to wipe the mental image off me
No, it's ok. Lots of attempts have been made with a "hardware store enlargement". Some have even produced "impressive" and "highly functioning" results.

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Re: attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby edt » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:18 pm

Just use the QR to open the chicken loop then run the chicken loop through the spreader hook.

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Re: attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby dazarter » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:00 am

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i use this set up works really well

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Re: attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby dazarter » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:00 am

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sorry thats a bit better...

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Re: attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby dazarter » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:02 am

thats the version with a rope slider....loving this set up - easy on the hips and allows you to twist more to go up wind better and toeside....

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Re: attach carbine hook to spreader bar

Postby dazarter » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:03 am

whats great is that the kite can not just detach on it own...ive had two every expensive repairs due to accidental unhooking!


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