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Eleveight ws with slingshot bar

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Created by pampel A week ago, 5 Dec 2017
pampel
28 posts
5 Dec 2017 7:34PM
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Is this possible. Did anybody try this already?

ColdWeather
7 posts
5 Dec 2017 7:41PM
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Yes, works just fine. Both bars sport a low V. No sure about pigtails, havent had the chance yet to pull my new FS out of the bag. I am going to be using a Best bar 2017.

pampel
28 posts
6 Dec 2017 1:05AM
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thanks for the Reply. The low V is right, but the lengh of the lines and Attachement Point will hopefully suit. Nobody tried this?

bjw
NSW, 2322 posts
Thursday , 7 Dec 2017 10:06AM
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It should be fine. Worst case just switch the pig tails.

tbranse
WA, 47 posts
Thursday , 7 Dec 2017 11:22AM
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Should work fine, Eleveight has knots on the pigtails and loops on the bridles. Think that Slingshot is the same so the bar should work...

horey69
QLD, 188 posts
Thursday , 7 Dec 2017 4:19PM
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Yep slingshot I's the same knots on trailing edge and loops up front.

pampel
28 posts
Thursday , 7 Dec 2017 4:55PM
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thanks, and lengh of lines and bridles will be equal? Are the lines of every bar the same lengh or are there bars with Shorter middle lines for example and then longer bridles?

tbranse
WA, 47 posts
Friday , 8 Dec 2017 9:32AM
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pampel said..
thanks, and lengh of lines and bridles will be equal? Are the lines of every bar the same lengh or are there bars with Shorter middle lines for example and then longer bridles?


All lines will be the same length when you pull in the bar and the depower cleat is on full power (try it for yourself and see). Different kites have different bridle lengths but will always be the same level as the pigtails e.g. longer bridles require longer pigtails and vice versa.

pampel
28 posts
Friday , 8 Dec 2017 7:10PM
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So that would mean, that the slingshot lines are the same lengh than the eleveight lines and should pose no problem? Bar pressure and turning Speed should be the same?

pampel
28 posts
Saturday , 9 Dec 2017 3:48AM
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pampel said..
So that would mean, that the slingshot lines are the same lengh than the eleveight lines and should pose no problem? Bar pressure and turning Speed should be the same?


By the way, what about ikon kites/volt1 with slingy bar, does it work, anybody has experiences?

pampel
28 posts
Sunday , 10 Dec 2017 5:12AM
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pampel said..

pampel said..
So that would mean, that the slingshot lines are the same lengh than the eleveight lines and should pose no problem? Bar pressure and turning Speed should be the same?



By the way, what about ikon kites/volt1 with slingy bar, does it work, anybody has experiences?


...and will different bars Change a lot the behaviour Overall from the kite. no possibility or me to test :-(

tbranse
WA, 47 posts
Tuesday , 12 Dec 2017 9:43AM
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pampel said..
So that would mean, that the slingshot lines are the same lengh than the eleveight lines and should pose no problem? Bar pressure and turning Speed should be the same?


Bar pressure depends on the kite, not the bar. Turning speed depends mostly on the kite as well (and the length of your bar to some degree).


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pampel said..

...and will different bars Change a lot the behaviour Overall from the kite. no possibility or me to test :-(


Not really, as long as the kite and bar are trimmed right you shouldn't feel a difference. The important things about a bar is that it is simple, easy to use and most of all has a good safety system. The flying characteristics are determined by what kite you use, not the bar.

To sum it up for you: It will fit, it will work, it won't change how the kite flies - go bloody kiting already!!



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