The front lines will get twisted even when you use the "roto-head" to untwist the single flag-out line. What's happening is when you clip the leash onto the metal ring on the end of the flag-out line, it "locks" the line in place and prevents it from untwisting. After many, many loops, what starts to happen is the flag-out line twists up on itself (like winding up a spring). Once this twisting/winding has occurred, it transfers that twist to the front lines. You can fix it on the water by unclipping the leash and then untwisting the metal ring and thus the line, but it can take some time and it's kind of a bitch.dksurfer wrote:Has anyone experience twisting of 2 front lines above the Y on the quadbar?
Any ideas on how to prevent this from happening?
Yes. It still twists a bit, but it reduces the binding tension so it's not transferred to the front lines. My guess is Ozone saw this same problem and addressed it with the swivel.dksurfer wrote:Has the twisting issue resolved after you started using the swivel?
This is what I'd meant by requiring some "relief" twisting from the other end as you untwist the line. Having a second person to assist with the relief twisting speeds up the process.Westozzy wrote:Dk best way is with two people. You work from the Y towards the bar, like explained above...someone else spins the metal ring.
I always ride in Suicide mode and have found the twist is even more common than when in standard mode. Maybe you don't loop the kite a lot or do back/front rolls? Or you're just really good at equaling your loop directions so the line never twists.NorCalNomad wrote:Always running my bar in suicide mode and never had the front lines twist
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