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Connecting Flysurfer Soul to Slingshot bar

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Connecting Flysurfer Soul to Slingshot bar

Postby kelexo » Tue Jun 20, 2023 7:48 pm

Hi everyone

I have bought the Soul 15 without the bar and I have an older Slingshot 25m bar that hasn't been used much and I'd like to use it.
The problem I have is that I am not sure how to connect the two safely. I could improvise, but I would appreciate Could someone recommend me a good (or less bad :D) way to do it?
Right now I'm thinking to untangle the knots on the bar and tie them around the Flysurfer rings while being careful to maintain equal length.

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Re: Connecting Flysurfer Soul to Slingshot bar

Postby Chriz76 » Tue Jun 20, 2023 8:21 pm

I own a Soul 12 and all four endings on the side of the kite are loop with ring. I think it should be the same with your kite and the orange line also ends with a ring and loop?

Ring and loop makes it possible to connect it to lines ending with either a knot or a loop. So I don't think you will have to open the knots on your lines. See this photo how I connect it to lines with knots.

And make sure all lines have equal length.
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Re: Connecting Flysurfer Soul to Slingshot bar

Postby joriws » Tue Jun 20, 2023 8:26 pm

On kite end you can make similar larks head knots (just omit metal rings) to connect to line's knots. Or did I miss something?
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Re: Connecting Flysurfer Soul to Slingshot bar

Postby kelexo » Tue Jun 20, 2023 9:21 pm

great, this is it, simple.
Thanks a lot people.

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Re: Connecting Flysurfer Soul to Slingshot bar

Postby grigorib » Tue Jun 20, 2023 9:52 pm

Just remove both pigtails from the lines and connect lines (four loops) directly to the rings (which serve as knots).

Alternatively I upgraded two Flysurfer bars past winter and they’re for sale. PM if interested
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Re: Connecting Flysurfer Soul to Slingshot bar

Postby RomeUtah » Tue Jun 20, 2023 9:55 pm

I fly an older ss bar with 17m lines for the 15m fs soul (rigged for gliding on snow). Works like a charm removing the pig tails and lark looping around metal rings. I would also suggest adjusting the throw to be 4-6 inches longer to mimic the fs infinity bar.
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