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Upgrading chickenloop on 5-line Ozone

Postby soplo » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:59 pm

Hello, I’m upgrading my chickenloop from an older “pull” to a bigger “push” release. But I’d love some extra eyeballs and any pointers how to reconnect everything, please.

This is an 8m Ozone Access foil from, I think, 2013ish. It has a 5th safety line (but not the re-ride because it’s older than that).

The front/center lines split a ways up, so there’s a single attachment closer to the bar. Since I’m switching to a different pulley, I need to change how it all goes together.

Do I more or less have this right on using the pulley: Attach the front lines to the smaller side and run the 5th line through the bigger side?

Will this dramatically affect the length of the lines after I do it (like, will I want to get extensions)?

Thank you for any input!

Justin
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Re: Upgrading chickenloop on 5-line Ozone

Postby foilholio » Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:58 am

That is for a front line safety , one front line with a ball to stop it on the larger side. You could hook it up however you want, as front line or fifth line. Fifth line thru side or not.
soplo wrote: Attach the front lines to the smaller side and run the 5th line through the bigger side?
Sure
soplo wrote: Will this dramatically affect the length of the lines after I do it (like, will I want to get extensions)?
No idea. I don't have it to measure. :-)

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Re: Upgrading chickenloop on 5-line Ozone

Postby soplo » Thu May 02, 2019 7:14 pm

Thanks, so it sounds like I'm not dangerously way off in putting it together. It makes sense, but I'm slowly wrapping my brain around the idea that maybe a pulley is a pulley, and as long as the lengths line up and the 5th line moves freely, it should be good. Maybe add some extensions if needed.

Thanks again,
Justin


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