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Flysurfer bar question/project

Postby grigorib » Mon Dec 07, 2020 5:38 pm

I have a 10m Flysurfer Speed4 Standard in pretty crispy condition and I try to use it once a year, but it doesn’t always work out that often. Not sure if I want to sell it or keep it but I got it complete with a neat bar and I bought 6m extensions so it has 21+6m lines. It can be used as either 45 or 50cm bar depending on attachment.

I’m debating spending few of long winter evenings converting it into clam cleat system and use it for foiling but the question is if it’s more valuable as is I’d rather sell it and build myself something from other parts.

Thoughts?
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Re: Flysurfer bar question/project

Postby Breze » Mon Dec 07, 2020 6:50 pm

I had the same bar,it is ok. Never had problems with the FS pull-pull adjustor.
Yesterday i converted the Airstyle cc bar from virtual fith to sfs, less drag for foiling and waterstart.
FS has a upgrade kit, have a look http://shop.flysurfer.com/clam-cleat-up ... re=deutsch ( this only converts the pull pull into clamcleat).

To remove the fith line i went for this method, you can see under safety bracket freeride https://www.skshapes.com/shop/spare-parts/

Other solution without any clamcleat works just fine with the foil, light weight and no hard parts( i have to remove the bracket for a non metall design)

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Re: Flysurfer bar question/project

Postby Windigo1 » Tue Dec 08, 2020 2:15 pm

Yes very easy to do a conversion I did it with many bars. You can get a Clamcleat, Amsteel rope and a Ronstan block in most marine supply store. Just replicate what most kite bar look like. If you maintain the 4 lines equal at full power it should work fine. You can make the depower throw longer if you have long arms so you need adjust the trim less often I usually do that.


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