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Flysurfer Sonic FR donkey dick keep sliding up and pop out.

Postby fun2kite » Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:12 pm

Hi all,

I am having this issue with a donkey dick on Sonic bar.
when I ride, the DD keeps moving up, when only a tiny portion of it still holding on to the spreader bar. If I don't constantly push it down, eventually it pops out..

A few times already I caught it out of the proper position and put it back in.
But I just know , one day, it will cost me a session and potentially get me into trouble.

I don't think the problem was so bad initially when I just bought it.
Maybe chicken loop got loose or something?

Do any of you have the same issue? if so, how did you solve it?

Thank you all in advance.

-d.

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Re: Flysurfer Sonic FR donkey dick keep sliding up and pop o

Postby matth » Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:38 pm


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Re: Flysurfer Sonic FR donkey dick keep sliding up and pop o

Postby fogmeister » Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:55 pm

i just put some gorilla duct tape around the end just once around and an extra 1/4 inch length......but its the thickness which is holding it in now not the length........as it just wont slide out easily now.

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Re: Flysurfer Sonic FR donkey dick keep sliding up and pop o

Postby plummet » Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:38 pm

A stupid and dangerous idea. Having to release the QR every single time you hooking can potentially wear the safety device.

Also how to do teather launch? you have to release the qr and re-install it will holding onto the rest of the qr when the kite is launched and sitting at the edge of the window. Dumbass. Try teather launching in 35-40 knots fiddling around re-setting the QR...

Rant over.

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Re: Flysurfer Sonic FR donkey dick keep sliding up and pop o

Postby matth » Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:28 pm

plummet wrote:
A stupid and dangerous idea. Having to release the QR every single time you hooking can potentially wear the safety device.

Also how to do teather launch? you have to release the qr and re-install it will holding onto the rest of the qr when the kite is launched and sitting at the edge of the window. Dumbass. Try teather launching in 35-40 knots fiddling around re-setting the QR...

Rant over.
It still looks interesting having no hook, there are some positives if you are a 100% hooked in rider.
No unexpected un-hooking's and no bar or line snags from hook, both can be deadly. lots of folks are riding hook free with sliding ropes already.
I don't think wear on QR would be an issue, and no one should be tether launching in 35 to 40knots IMO, unless assisted.
In safer wind you can tether launch with a little modification to anchor line, just put a quick release on the end with a S hook that can be attached above QR on center line.

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Re: Flysurfer Sonic FR donkey dick keep sliding up and pop o

Postby foilholio » Tue Feb 23, 2016 12:03 am

Wear on the release ain't happening.

Two questions every kiter should ask themselves.

Do you ride unhooked?

Why do you have a chicken loop?

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Re: Flysurfer Sonic FR donkey dick keep sliding up and pop o

Postby Huib » Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:59 am

It happens to me also several times with launching the kite and the Ozone bar. I placed bigger fingers on it.
Now I use the Ride Engine harness with the slider bar and I really like this system.


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