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Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

Postby coupdevill » Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:42 pm

Can anybody report on this new sexy bar?

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Re: Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

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Re: Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

Postby Jonpnw » Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:22 pm

I was lucky enough to try the new bar on the Rally GT V2 earlier this summer , the bar was very nice , light weight , the new grip is not as aggressive as the moto inspired texture on the compstick. :mosh:

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Re: Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

Postby Milko0k » Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:25 pm

Fool Proof Visuals: The color scheme follows industry standards with red leader lines, red pigtails and red safety loops all on the left. Slingshot logos are positioned so you know you are holding the bar correctly when you can read them.
IMHO ginormous blunder on Slingshot part.

Can you read them at dusk and dawn?
How about some of us that ride in rather muddy waters/places and that white will be black in no time?
What if that white gets scraped off?
And red dots are barely visible. No red leader line on those pictures either.

How expensive or complicated was to make one entire float red?

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Re: Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

Postby bcook » Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:30 pm

anyone know if the 2021 bar is still compatible with the talon or small chicken loop from past years?

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Re: Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

Postby Kiterisland » Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:41 pm

Yeah it’s to bad companies “innovate” just to say they have something new to try to keep up with the rat race. The old compstick bars were amazing and the most durable imo. Why did they have to go and change it 🤦🏼‍♂️

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Re: Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

Postby purdyd » Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:01 pm

Milko0k wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:25 pm
Fool Proof Visuals: The color scheme follows industry standards with red leader lines, red pigtails and red safety loops all on the left. Slingshot logos are positioned so you know you are holding the bar correctly when you can read them.
IMHO ginormous blunder on Slingshot part.

Can you read them at dusk and dawn?
How about some of us that ride in rather muddy waters/places and that white will be black in no time?
What if that white gets scraped off?
And red dots are barely visible. No red leader line on those pictures either.

How expensive or complicated was to make one entire float red?
And I thought the north bar was bad.....

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Re: Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

Postby TheJoe » Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:09 pm

Kiterisland wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:41 pm
Yeah it’s to bad companies “innovate” just to say they have something new to try to keep up with the rat race. The old compstick bars were amazing and the most durable imo. Why did they have to go and change it 🤦🏼‍♂️
I'm thinking it is to be compliant with the ISO tag. Now they are the same as pretty much all the bars out there.

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Re: Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

Postby purdyd » Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:53 am

TheJoe wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:09 pm
Kiterisland wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:41 pm
Yeah it’s to bad companies “innovate” just to say they have something new to try to keep up with the rat race. The old compstick bars were amazing and the most durable imo. Why did they have to go and change it 🤦🏼‍♂️
I'm thinking it is to be compliant with the ISO tag. Now they are the same as pretty much all the bars out there.
Unfortunately, the iso standard applies to the quick release only, not the bar or leader lines.

I believe the quick release must be predominately red according to the iso standard.

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Re: Slingshot 2021 Sentry V1 Bar (any beta?)

Postby norcom » Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:48 am

Love my Compsticks and prefer below the bar depower. Would have been interested if Slingshot did something like the Naish BTB though. Did the lines at least stay the same?


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