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speed 3 control bar

Postby pecmajor » Sat Jun 18, 2016 5:30 pm

Does any one know or I can use the infinity 3 50cm air style control bar on my 21m Speed 3 ? It currently has the originalbar and the lines are wearing out.
Thanks

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Re: speed 3 control bar

Postby foilholio » Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:47 am

of course you can, but the 21 has a 60-65cm bar so the 50cm will turn slower. Why not just replace the lines? swap the lines from the 50cm bar to the speed3-21 bar.

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Re: speed 3 control bar

Postby pecmajor » Tue Jun 21, 2016 1:12 am

Thanks for the rest input Foilhulio
I think I will pass on the almost new bar for sale locally and work on getting new lines. The 21 m turn slow enough already. LOL. Not that I am complaining. I love the way it gets me out on those very light days.

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Re: speed 3 control bar

Postby foilholio » Tue Jun 21, 2016 3:08 pm

Switch lines are quite nice and spliced ends but only 20m, you might need to make an extension. I usually just swap out the front lines as the rears never seem to wear and they are overkill anyway. What is wrong with the lines anyway? Sometimes I just resplice the bottom section that wears a lot or rotate them back to front.

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Re: speed 3 control bar

Postby pecmajor » Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:50 am

Main issue is the spliced ends are starting to wear, the lines otherwise are soft but ok. Guess I could cut off a bit and re splice, but I would have to learn how.

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Re: speed 3 control bar

Postby foilholio » Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:21 am

Yes that is what I do, I have lines I have done it 3 times, rotating them back to front helps heaps too. You must have the aluminum block that destroys the ends? Anyway before you cut and resplice, take them to a park and connect them together as one line and stretch them both with all your might. Then after separating them, use a little rope through a pulley to connect both ends and with the other ends anchored pull them and see how different they are, make a mark above where you will cut and splice at the same spot with a marker while tensioning them and another where you will cut the lines so they are then even. Using the same marker and a measuring tape and some thin wire and some scissors you then can even make the splices with McDonald brummels ,no stitching needed, at the park. Use the higher mark or the pulley device to check your lines/splices are even and if they aren't pull the longer apart and shorten and redo it.
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Re: speed 3 control bar

Postby Nem0 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:34 am

pecmajor wrote:Does any one know or I can use the infinity 3 50cm air style control bar on my 21m Speed 3 ? It currently has the originalbar and the lines are wearing out.
Thanks
http://shop.flysurfer.com/lineservice.h ... re=deutsch
here you can find the original ones...

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Re: speed 3 control bar

Postby foilholio » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:18 am

hahaha like clock work, what is your position at flysurfer again? lol.

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Re: speed 3 control bar

Postby Kamikuza » Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:46 am

foilholio wrote:hahaha like clock work, what is your position at flysurfer again? lol.
One grade below yours at Pansh

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Re: speed 3 control bar

Postby Nem0 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:34 am

Kamikuza wrote:
foilholio wrote:hahaha like clock work, what is your position at flysurfer again? lol.
One grade below yours at Pansh
Tanks a lot!!! :thumb:
I tryed to explane it to him, but he wasn't able to understood!
He don't believe that someone can be convinced of a brand without working for them!?! :lol:


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