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Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby gigibianchi » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:36 am

Which is the best ring to use to connect the between a RideEngine rope spreader bar and a standard chicken loop?

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Re: Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby or6 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:19 am

I simply use two stainless steel rings. One will do, but two give better slide. Just got them at a marine supply shop.

Have looked at buying the low friction rings....pretty pricey. Probably smoother though. I used an aluminum low friction block for a while, which worked better than the rings, but it wore down rather quickly.

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Re: Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby peppedurso » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:43 am

Hi,

I’ve been using a low friction ring and works perfectly. It costs around 15/20 euro but definitely worth the money
Chicken loop goes around the ring, not inside.

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Re: Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby peppedurso » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:44 am

Hi,

I’ve been using a low friction ring and works perfectly. It costs around 15/20 euro but definitely worth the money
Chicken loop goes around the ring, not inside.
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Re: Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby downunder » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:11 pm

^
Why?
Its impossible to keep the loop in the ring, unless very small loop ;)

Here:

https://www.mackiteboarding.com/2018-sl ... placement/

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Re: Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby ichabod » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:43 am

Has anyone tried that slingshot Talon on a North/Duotone bar? Are the ropes the correct diameter to fit it? edit: or is that picture very misleading - is it just the metal bit for 30usd or the whole mechanism?

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Re: Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby Chucklescnc » Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:19 am

I have made a stainless slider, 39.95 and works great.
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Re: Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby downunder » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:08 pm

ichabod wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:43 am
Has anyone tried that slingshot Talon on a North/Duotone bar? Are the ropes the correct diameter to fit it? edit: or is that picture very misleading - is it just the metal bit for 30usd or the whole mechanism?
Complete release. Extremely solid.

Rope is not something I would worry about.

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Re: Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby peppedurso » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:27 pm

downunder wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:11 pm
^
Why?
Its impossible to keep the loop in the ring, unless very small loop ;)

Here:

https://www.mackiteboarding.com/2018-sl ... placement/
If you buy the right ring, chicken loop sits in very nicely.

Right now I’m using a modified ball of the fireball and it works great!

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Re: Ring for RideEngine rope spreader bar

Postby mushtar » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:06 pm

peppedurso wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:44 am
Hi,

I’ve been using a low friction ring and works perfectly. It costs around 15/20 euro but definitely worth the money
Chicken loop goes around the ring, not inside.
Couldn't the chicken loop slide off the ring if your lines go slack?


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