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Duotone Click Safety Line

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Created by LeighMajor Two weeks ago, 7 Feb 2020
LeighMajor
NSW, 341 posts
7 Feb 2020 9:42AM
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Thread not intended to bash a brand.
Anyone else had problems with Duotone click bar Safety Line breaking in near top end of black plastic casing.
Lines about 4 months old.
one mate snapped his resulting in kite release only rolled down the beach a few times.Lucky.
Have since had another mate replace his with a different safety line.
Something rubbing safety line inside top end of black tubing near velro thing below throw adjuster.
Worth checking your for your own safety.!!!!

weebitbreezy
439 posts
7 Feb 2020 5:57PM
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I haven't had it happen but its a common problem with all sleeved safety lines.

I did hear people suggest a length of heatshrink in this area to prevent wear although I haven't checked it myself as I'd be a little worried about the extra diameter stopping the flag out working properly. Might try it to see what its like when I come to replace my lineset. That way if its no good I don't have to work out how to get the heat shrink off without damaging the line.

LeighMajor
NSW, 341 posts
7 Feb 2020 10:51PM
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Blue line in the photo is a replacement from a chandelier.
There must be something abrasive rubbing the red safety line on the inside of black rectangular tubing.
They should last longer than a few months.

hosh
WA, 186 posts
10 Feb 2020 10:58AM
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LeighMajor said..
Thread not intended to bash a brand.
Anyone else had problems with Duotone click bar Safety Line breaking in near top end of black plastic casing.
Lines about 4 months old.
one mate snapped his resulting in kite release only rolled down the beach a few times.Lucky.
Have since had another mate replace his with a different safety line.
Something rubbing safety line inside top end of black tubing near velro thing below throw adjuster.
Worth checking your for your own safety.!!!!


Good to see you putting it out there mate. Could save someone some grief.

omg
142 posts
10 Feb 2020 8:46PM
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is the damage exactly in the place where the black depower tubing meets the part with the velcro ie. is the plastic depower tube sharp at the end?
Mine has no wear and I've used it a quite a bit. I waxed it with candle wax, don't know if it does anything but not worse either I'm sure.

railbanger
WA, 35 posts
11 Feb 2020 10:47AM
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Yes, looks like you have a wear spot in that location from your tubing. Not normal based on my experience with the Click Bar but I understand some others have this same issue.

LeighMajor
NSW, 341 posts
12 Feb 2020 8:00AM
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Omg yes that's appears to be the wear position.
Not sure wax would help.
We have several bar bought at the similar time with this safety line wear issue in that same location.
Waiting for a warranty ATM.?



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