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Re: mystic stealth bar

Postby Kamikuza » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:09 am

clint2070 wrote:
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iriejohn wrote:
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Is that a picture of the surface of Mars? :lol:
Haha ! Im I the only one that this happens to ? I would go through a full, spring and top every year because of that stupid roller hook ! The rope does last a lot longer with it though.
No, happens to me too. Sometimes the top of the spreader bar pad gets tucked backwards, and makes it worse. Seems to wear out the suit about the same rate as it wears out every where though...

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Re: mystic stealth bar

Postby iriejohn » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:19 am

Matt Air wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:46 am
iriejohn wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:29 pm
This is the best solution - almost all friction absorbed by the pulley rolling on the 6mm stainless shackle bolt so virtually no rope wear.

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That looks great! Have been using dynabar for several years. Got the stealth bar and harness. How did u make that or where did you get it. Looks like the same pulley/wheel from dynabar but welded with a ring? Agree that less friction equals less wear

Matt
It's the pulley wheel (which has a 6mm ID) from my old Dynabar on a 6mm shackle. The 4mm x 25mm 316 stainless ring was welded onto the shackle by a local company who do stainless welding, cost was peanuts.

The Dynabar pulley wheels can now be sourced from Shapeways.com

https://www.shapeways.com/product/G2GJ5 ... d=64344779

Shackles with slotted pins (less for rope to tangle on) are widely available, eg

https://www.gsproducts.co.uk/6mm-stainl ... -slot-pin/

as are 316 stainless rings. A larger ring could be used if required, of course.

I now have an Infexion.eu seat belt QR, one version of which has a 6mm shackle, with my Dynabar wheel on it.
Here it is on my Mystic Stealth rope spreader bar. I think that Infexion.eu can now supply their QR with a wheel fitted.
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Re: mystic stealth bar

Postby clint2070 » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:10 am

mister-z wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:59 am
clint2070 wrote:
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clint2070 wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:06 am

Wow ! Its $40 ! If you find it in bulk please let me know ! It looks like it would go good with the SMC ringsmc.jpg
The SMC ring Rocks so far ! and it’s only $5 !58EC56E3-C1FC-4843-B890-C521CA0AADE6.jpeg58EC56E3-C1FC-4843-B890-C521CA0AADE6.jpeg
Thanks for the tip -- after seeing yours I got myself one too!

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Glad to help ! I love mine so far ! No friction at all !

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Re: mystic stealth bar

Postby clint2070 » Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:06 am

Kamikuza wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:09 am
clint2070 wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:58 pm
iriejohn wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:57 am
Is that a picture of the surface of Mars? :lol:
Haha ! Im I the only one that this happens to ? I would go through a full, spring and top every year because of that stupid roller hook ! The rope does last a lot longer with it though.
No, happens to me too. Sometimes the top of the spreader bar pad gets tucked backwards, and makes it worse. Seems to wear out the suit about the same rate as it wears out every where though...
HaHa ! My new ring is rad ! Cant beat it for $5

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Re: mystic stealth bar

Postby BudhaNl » Tue Aug 17, 2021 8:23 pm

Would this Petzl wheel from rock climbing work equally well compared to the Dynabar version:
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https://www.bergzeit.be/nl/petzl-ultras ... vcEALw_wcB

I'd be looking to combine it with this d-ring:
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https://www.sailsupply.nl/talamex-d-slu ... nt-pin-6mm

Would that work safely?

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Re: mystic stealth bar

Postby neilhapgood » Sat Sep 25, 2021 9:10 am

Any thoughts on if this would work:

https://rockrun.com/products/petzl-osci ... vWEALw_wcB


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Re: mystic stealth bar

Postby DonaldM » Mon Sep 27, 2021 7:44 am

Anyone got experience running both the rope as well as the hook? Does your chickenloop (or other stuff) get caught on the hook while using the rope?

Currently have rope setup, but would be nice to try some unhooking sometime.

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Re: mystic stealth bar

Postby leeuwen » Mon Sep 27, 2021 8:32 am

I added the surf rope to my hooked version but I also have the full rope slider version.
Personally I highly prefer the full rope version.
The hook is not really in the way as long as the kite is in the air with tension but you can snag your chickenloop on the hook when walking around or full slack line scenarios.
If you have a surf chickenloop and do not use the ring at all but connect directly to the surf slider I think there is a possibility to twist the lines around the chickenloop caught behind the hook in a way the safety will probably no longer work.

So I ride with the surf version. It is slightly modified it by also adding the ring through the small loop.
So it "rides" on the small loop + ring by default but when it wears out or fails the ring will have the second rope as a backup.
Off course you lose some sliding action in this setup but I actually prefer this since it will keep the bar slightly closer to my body making for a totally awesome amount of bar throw in my setup.
I have setup my OR shift bar with the stopper at about 1 meter of bar throw now (bar max is an insane 1.2meter) . Sheeting out fully is pretty similar like pulling the safety :)


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