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Re: new failure mode: micro leash got hooked on bar end

Postby Qiter » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:00 pm

I had the same on one occasion, I ride a similar minimalistic bar for foiling. Also no real issue, I crashed and that was it. Similar situation, I was tacking on the foil and fully cranked the bar to bring the kite over and the bar hooked into the short leash. I believe its a freak event, not really dangerous, as it is only blocked for a short time, it just cannot get stuck for longer. Once I was in the water, it had already come out again.

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Re: new failure mode: micro leash got hooked on bar end

Postby Toby » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:01 pm

what would happen if you release the QR?

should be working fine, or?

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Re: new failure mode: micro leash got hooked on bar end

Postby Qiter » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:06 pm

Toby wrote:
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:01 pm
what would happen if you release the QR?

should be working fine, or?
Yes, in my set up no problem. Release would solve it if it gets permanently stuck.
But it came out by itself when I fell in... I obviously didn´t make the tack :-?
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Re: new failure mode: micro leash got hooked on bar end

Postby ShaveTheWhales » Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:40 pm

WTF - whats with the short leash - the whole point of the exercise was to ? :rollgrin:


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