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wallyman
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Xbow line twist

Postby wallyman » Mon Nov 21, 2005 11:07 am

Everytime I do a spin with the xbow I accumulate a twist in the depower strap. The swivel spins freely but won't turn after a spin. After an hours sailing I have a huge twist which can be dangerous if you drop the kite and have to relaunch. Anyone got some ideas on how to stop this twist? I thought of tieing the top part of the swivel to the outer lines which might hold it stable so the bottom part can spin?

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Postby thekiterider2000 » Mon Nov 21, 2005 2:28 pm

Sheet the bar fully out and back in again. This will remove the twist.

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Postby Dick » Mon Nov 21, 2005 5:50 pm

stupid huh? How could they use a swivel that doesn't swivel??

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or if you do a forward, follow it with a back spin


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