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Champ
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HP leash and 1.gen. X-bow!?

Postby Champ » Wed Jul 18, 2007 7:27 pm

Are these compatible? I cant see where to put the HP leash! I would like to try un-hooked and also avoid loosing the kite if accidentially releasing the safety leash...

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Postby RickyBobby » Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:07 pm

Yes, compatable. Hook leash onto cl line above quick release.

WARNING: Hooking leash here, you will still be attached to kite if you activate QR.

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Postby fishy » Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:44 pm

yeah,most people ride with it there but as ricky says remember that if you pull the QR you are still connected to the kite, better for un-hooked stuff though, or if you accidentally hit the QR, which is quite easy to do

your only other option is to clip it to the ring on the re-ride ball on the front left hand line, this is a slightly safer option becuase if you leash out you will only be connected by one line and the kite will flag, 2 problems with this though:
1 there ends your session as you are left with a huge tangled mess
2 is no good for spinning the bar

the other clip for the leash which is actually on the chicken loop is pants, i have never quite figured out what it's for??

have fun!

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Postby RickyBobby » Thu Jul 19, 2007 1:13 am

The attachment point on the chicken-loop itself is to not loose kite from accidental unhook.

It is not present on new xBow3.

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Postby AdrenalinDriven » Thu Jul 19, 2007 3:50 am

That is the wrong kite to be doing unhooked tricks on.....

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Postby fishy » Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:51 am

yeah you do have a point, there is too much depower, my mate uses the sb2, has less depower and bigger chicken loop

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Postby FredMurphy » Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:26 am

AdrenalinDriven wrote:That is the wrong kite to be doing unhooked tricks on.....
It may not be the nicest kite to unhook with but it isn't wrong.


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