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smallest cleat?

Postby merl » Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:02 am

I've been building a bunch of bars and testing out a bunch of different trim adjustment systems, including rear-line internal (pinxto style) and external (infexion style), as well as double-ring lock (like the double ring stopper on the KISS bar), and front line using a splice cleat. These all work, more or less, but on my biggest kite (12m pulsion foil) I have decided I want to go back to a clam cleat style as this is the one kite I feel I want to adjust frequently, and I am not finding the back line adjusters quite to my taste for this.

Apart from the classic clamcleats are there any newer even smaller cleats that work well on thinner (3-4mm) line - or is the classic still the best bet?

I actually still like the feel of the old cobra cleat, but on a light carbon bar it just feels too big and heavy...

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Re: smallest cleat?

Postby Janus » Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:19 am

8) Well.. is it just me?.. I like a bit bigger cleat.. like to see what I'm fiddling with.. :naughty:

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Re: smallest cleat?

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Re: smallest cleat?

Postby merl » Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:22 pm

Yeah thanks - never saw the 5th line cleat before. Smaller than the ones usually used. Worth a look..

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Re: smallest cleat?

Postby peppedurso » Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:10 pm

Hi,

I am using this:
https://www.clamcleat.com/aero-cleat-wi ... cros.html/

Only 21g, perfect for a 4mm dyneema rope.

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Re: smallest cleat?

Postby grigorib » Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:13 pm

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