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john a
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Re: snow kiting harness

Postby john a » Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:00 pm

Please don´t post such pictures - it makes my balls hurt just to watch them hehe :P
Seriously... that guy can have any balls...
Just do you man parts and you´re style a favor and never use that stuff... ;)
Nothing better than a propper waist harness on snow - better balance and better pressure on the edge. Not to mention a bit of possibility for style ;)

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Re: snow kiting harness

Postby Craz Z » Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:13 pm

john a wrote:Nothing better than a propper waist harness on snow
For some but not all remember that.

You know selecting a harness is like buying a pair of shoes they may look cool and have fancy names, but if they don't fit right or suit your individual needs they are a complete waste of money.

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Re: snow kiting harness

Postby metivir » Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:27 pm

What a thread I started. Does a waist harness stay in place? I like how they wouldn't necessarily interfere with the bottom half of my body. My seat harness does effect the way my skis sit on the snow/ice. You know the angle of the dangle

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Re: snow kiting harness

Postby criznach » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:46 pm

Craz Z's always a stickler for the details... :D

I think the point is the ozone harness is not designed for water. And speaking from experience, you wouldn't want to use it in water. It's reeeeeeaaallly not designed for water. But if you wanted to use it I suppose you could.

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Re: snow kiting harness

Postby zob » Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:05 pm

I have an Ozone Access 2011 harness with spreader bar. I use it also on water and I don't see why not.
It stays low and doesn't bother your movement. Belts are long so you can easily get the foot straps on with your snow boots on. I don't think that's possible with that boardshorts harness.

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Re: snow kiting harness

Postby Windgumby » Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:15 pm

I haven't used my Dakine Fusion in years because it is extremely uncomfortable during set up and break times. Several of my friends and I now use this. ... un-harness

This harness is designed for big wall climbers to basically live in for extended periods of time. Cut off some of the gear loops to streamline it...

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