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FrederikS
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Re: Spreader Bar Failure

Postby FrederikS » Tue May 21, 2013 9:49 am

Have a Dakine harness here the quality of the welds is very low. Same thing goes for the NP harness I have been using for a year now.

It seems like there is zero process control at the plants manufacturing these items. Also the QC is unacceptable since the welds vary a lot in quality on the same series of spreaders. From what I can see in this thread.

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Re: Spreader Bar Failure

Postby SpaceRacer » Tue May 21, 2013 12:52 pm

Be glad you are not a snowkiter, inappropriately using this gear for gliding. Imagine being 100+ feet over the deck and having a failure of this sort???

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Re: Spreader Bar Failure

Postby knot_moving » Wed May 22, 2013 2:39 am

SpaceRacer wrote:Be glad you are not a snowkiter, inappropriately using this gear for gliding. Imagine being 100+ feet over the deck and having a failure of this sort???


I've wondered if snowkiters that lofted like that ever ran double lines - guess this would be another single-point failure. Think I'll leave all that for the youngsters :) :)


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