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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby gmb13 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:30 pm

SaulOhio wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:05 pm
gmb13 wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:53 am
https://www.facebook.com/kitechino/vide ... 024390602/

Every time I get mine wet it seems to be slightly blocked the next day. I need to force it a bit, but then it works fine after.

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Make sure you rinse in in fresh water after you use it. Better to rinse it before you force it. Forcing it while it has salt crystals in the joint will probably cause wear, reducing the life of the Quark.
I rinse it every time as soon as I get out of the water. Still seizes up.

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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby SaulOhio » Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:03 pm

gmb13 wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:30 pm

I rinse it every time as soon as I get out of the water. Still seizes up.

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I sent them a message on Facebook asking if its alright to use a little lubricant on the joint. Their answer was one word: "Yes".

I'm about to add a little Tri-flow.

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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby gmb13 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:00 pm

SaulOhio wrote:
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:03 pm
gmb13 wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:30 pm

I rinse it every time as soon as I get out of the water. Still seizes up.

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I sent them a message on Facebook asking if its alright to use a little lubricant on the joint. Their answer was one word: "Yes".

I'm about to add a little Tri-flow.

Thanks. That is a great idea. Probably silicone gel will work great too.

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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby gmb13 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:59 pm

Whatever you do, don't use the Line Mount from Noir Matter. I just got my replacement one. Went out and the connection to the Quark snapped. All 3 tabs. It happened when I re-engaged the kite after slacking the lines.

The leash got cut somehow, I assume be the sharp broken tabs.
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Gutted :-(

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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby fedecossu » Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:18 pm

gmb13 wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:59 pm
Whatever you do, don't use the Line Mount from Noir Matter. I just got my replacement one. Went out and the connection to the Quark snapped. All 3 tabs. It happened when I re-engaged the kite after slacking the lines.

The leash got cut somehow, I assume be the sharp broken tabs.

Gutted :-(

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I feel like Noir Matter is using us customers to test their products :-(

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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby maffhieu » Sun Nov 18, 2018 6:03 pm

fedecossu wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:18 pm
gmb13 wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:59 pm
Whatever you do, don't use the Line Mount from Noir Matter. I just got my replacement one. Went out and the connection to the Quark snapped. All 3 tabs. It happened when I re-engaged the kite after slacking the lines.

The leash got cut somehow, I assume be the sharp broken tabs.

Gutted :-(

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I feel like Noir Matter is using us customers to test their products :-(


Crowdfunding ... :lol:

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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby kitenight11 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:48 pm

Sorry for you, butall these problema were the reason I cancelled my order.

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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby beachbum32 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:34 am

I finally took the quark for a spin in my latest video. It was raining on and off for a couple hours during filming. It was never underwater, but got rained on for over an hour+ and so far no issues. I washed it off when I got out of the water, so we will see how everything works out in a few days when I take it out again. (I used the beastmount 2 and GoPro7)


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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby kitenight11 » Thu Nov 22, 2018 1:17 pm

Did anybody already Experiment with the Garmin products? Looks promising:



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Re: Got my hands on the Quark!

Postby Sgallian » Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:01 pm

Rylo FTW!





Insta360 copied them for the stabilization for less money , but not sure the form factor is good for line mounts. Also, Rylo released an update to have 5.8K vids (not tested yet)


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