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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby Faxie » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:48 pm

edt wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:29 pm
Faxie wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:10 pm

Got a custom bar now, and couldn't be happier.
Just one? :-)
Two :P Wide and narrow one. Long and short CL, one for waves and one for freeriding.

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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby matth » Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:10 pm

nixmatters wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:28 pm
True attention to every detail! :thumb:

https://www.northkb.com/en/products/con ... rol-system




Looks like a redesign of a Cab trimlite bar....which is not a bad thing

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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby alexeyga » Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:10 am

matth wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:10 pm
nixmatters wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:28 pm
True attention to every detail! :thumb:

https://www.northkb.com/en/products/con ... rol-system
Looks like a redesign of a Cab trimlite bar....which is not a bad thing
Actually - it isn't. What North has announced is closer to current offerings by Eleveight, F-One and Flysurfer - than to that of Cabrinha. Very-very nice bar, same design as some of the best bars out there, but made-specifically-for-North-enough not to be generic.

I really like what they've done. To release a ful line of gear, all at once. Well done North!!!

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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby mar menor » Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:04 am


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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby alexeyga » Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:45 pm

mar menor wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:04 am
anyone tried this?
https://www.kauper-xt.com/bar?fbclid=Iw ... wc&lang=en
How exactly does it fit into the concept of being "universal"?

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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby elguapo » Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:54 pm

alexeyga wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:45 pm
mar menor wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:04 am
anyone tried this?
https://www.kauper-xt.com/bar?fbclid=Iw ... wc&lang=en
How exactly does it fit into the concept of being "universal"?
you can use it with any kite...

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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby lederhosen » Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:55 pm

alexeyga wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:45 pm
mar menor wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:04 am
anyone tried this?
https://www.kauper-xt.com/bar?fbclid=Iw ... wc&lang=en
How exactly does it fit into the concept of being "universal"?
Equal length lines, knots in the front and loops in the back

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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby alexeyga » Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:54 pm

A bar made specifically for mowing the lawn either on a foil or a surf board. How is it universal to begin with - regardless of the lines length?

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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby mar menor » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:20 pm

don't recall reading about it being for "specifically for mowing the lawn ".........

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Re: today's best universal bars?

Postby matth » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:09 pm

eloico wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:54 pm
SS Bars are ok BUT:

-heavy
-magnet in cleat to keep tidy the depower rope is a big Joke, it just do not work properly, gets rusty, and collects all the little iron particles in the sand...
-depower rope wears down after a few sessions (lighwind and moving the kite a lot).
-replacing depower rope is difficult and requires 2 different tools.
-and a few other things...

I see a lot of room for improvement ! in Bar Desing " Less is More"
Magnet?????? no problems so far..
Heavy??? I don't unhook so not an issue for me
Depower line wearing???? no issues after thirty session, most likely change around 50.And I can see the problem before it snaps, unlike hidden PU tube bars.
Difficult to change depower line??? I've changed compression rings on my dirt bikes, I'm pretty sure it will be a breeze.

And I have never paid more than $325


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