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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby Lokihel » Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:02 am

I think we all agree that people with incredibly bad coordination, that cannot even push a button without pulling on the bar shouldn't be allowed to handle a kite.

Probably the kind of person that accidentally steers their kite when reaching down for their board.

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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby atomic-chomik » Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:38 am

Agreed!

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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby bri7 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:32 am

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45 secs in from the instructional video. As you can see the guy is holding the end of the bar to depower the kite. In an overpowered situation where the kiter has lost control of the bar and goes to grab the depower with one hand in this exact situation as the guy in the video is demonstrating that hold would initial a kite loop.

next time it's 7m weather take a 9 or 10 out (we've all done it) launch it fully powered, let go of the bar, then with one hand grab the end like in the video & see what happens.

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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby bri7 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:40 am

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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby alamos_kiter » Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:54 am

Why so negative? This is a game changer and only for experienced kiters. If you are overpowered it's your fault in the first place, you should have rigged a smaller kite, or be watching because you are inexperienced. Game changers take some toll, so if a noob initiates an unwanted kite loop, he's paying his game changer dues TM, and he's learning something - North should even charge him for this extra bit of instruction. Experienced kiters do kite loops all the time, so they will hardly be gotten by surprise when they unintendedly initiate a kite loop. :girl:

What do you think, is that convincing? I just watched an online marketing tutorial and wanted to see if I've learned something :D

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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby bri7 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:17 am

To be fair when I learnt in 03 the whole process was at times terrifying. I'm glad to see North bringing some of that fear back to noobs and maybe at the same time reducing the amount of people at my local spot.

I think I'll stick with my current system, it works, it's simple, parts are easy replaceable and with the saving I make on buying a 2015 version I can go away kiting with the difference on what this costs.

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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby dracop » Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:30 am

so you do not NEED to do that underhand grab on the bar, you just push the button...Pushing a button can be done in many different ways...

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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby bri7 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 10:27 am

mate you're correct always more than one way to skin a cat. You're more likely to grab the end of the bar palm down than the way he is.

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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby iriejohn » Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:51 pm

NorCalNomad wrote:
iriejohn wrote: * Especially when using an outstretched arm when reaching the upper limit of throw.
Why would your bar be at the outer reaches of the throw when you're trying to power it up? The button depowers, the twist powers up.
When "reaching", not "at".

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Re: North Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

Postby iriejohn » Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:58 pm

alamos_kiter wrote:Why so negative? This is a game changer and only for experienced kiters. If you are overpowered it's your fault in the first place, you should have rigged a smaller kite, or be watching because you are inexperienced. Game changers take some toll, so if a noob initiates an unwanted kite loop, he's paying his game changer dues TM, and he's learning something - North should even charge him for this extra bit of instruction. Experienced kiters do kite loops all the time, so they will hardly be gotten by surprise when they unintendedly initiate a kite loop. :girl:

What do you think, is that convincing? I just watched an online marketing tutorial and wanted to see if I've learned something :D
Just like a Lockheed F-104 Starfighter :lol:


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