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Double harness lines??

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Created by blackattack 2 months ago, 13 May 2018
blackattack
QLD, 358 posts
13 May 2018 8:47PM
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has anyone else noticed they are running 2 sets of harness lines in the PWA slalom? Anyone tried it? Why?

blackattack
QLD, 358 posts
13 May 2018 8:52PM
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CJW
NSW, 1439 posts
13 May 2018 9:40PM
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99% certain it's for foiling and due to the turn around time from foiling to slalom left them on. When foiling, upwind you want relatively short lines but downwind you want long lines. I run adjustable but that's actually a pretty good idea!

blackattack
QLD, 358 posts
14 May 2018 10:07AM
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That makes perfect sense!

jusavina
QLD, 1107 posts
14 May 2018 7:05PM
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When your sponsor has crappy adjustable lines I guess you have to use two different lengths at the same time ??

CJW
NSW, 1439 posts
14 May 2018 8:57PM
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I reckon the time you would save using a setup like that on the super short courses like they do on the PWA would make it worth it, crap adjustable or not. Some people don't use lines downwind but it can be very fast if you send it hooked in downwind...but you need long lines.

jusavina
QLD, 1107 posts
15 May 2018 9:09PM
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I think it's more like you said previously, to swap between foil and slalom. Pretty sure, they don't adjust their lines in such extend on the water during a slalom race unlike they do on the RSX.

fjdoug
ACT, 404 posts
27 May 2018 9:56PM
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i used to do the same years ago in Formula , like Chris said ; short lines upwind , long downwind.
much easier than adjustables when things get busy.
on my Raceboard I use adjustable .







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