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rogue_kiteboarder
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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby rogue_kiteboarder » Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:20 pm

I like the options but I am not excited about having to sit down at a bench with a brand new bar and put it together.

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Frappes
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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby Frappes » Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:15 pm

Whoa, hang on. A few years back they changed the center hole lining from metal to plastic to reduce wear on the depower line (which is the same material as most or all rope sliders), but the rope slider chicken loop replacement has a metal jacket? Wtf? Am I missing something?

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purdyd
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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby purdyd » Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:58 pm

Completely different loading. The rope would chew through the chicken loop plastic in no time


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