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Which unhook leash setup do you use?

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Which unhook leash setup do you use?

Suicide Leash
38
40%
direct 5th line
30
32%
4 line
11
12%
Remote Release (like X-Shooter)
6
6%
depending on conditions
10
11%
 
Total votes: 95

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Which unhook leash setup do you use?

Postby Toby » Fri Dec 16, 2005 4:03 pm

Murdoc ask me to do a poll on this questions.

Very interesting indeed!

For 4 line setups: the leash is directly attached to one line


depending on conditions:
maybe sometimes you want to practise a lot, then you do suicide, if the conditions are safe, but normally you use a dorect leash.
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Postby Ten4 » Sat Dec 17, 2005 12:58 am

i use suicide generally all the time (except over 26knots) as i don't have 5th and can't be bothered undoing my lines all the time... i kite in onshore winds 24/7

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Postby sq225917 » Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:06 am

leash to chicken loop,but i have a 5th above the trim strap if i want it, and a front line leash that by-passes the 5th.

you can never have too much redundency.

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Postby EdDy_DiFfUsIvItY » Sun Dec 18, 2005 3:37 am

sq225917 wrote:
you can never have too much redundency.


Try telling that to BT.... :wink:

To chicken / 5th for me depending on how bad I need a spanking.... :evil:

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Postby noel » Mon Dec 19, 2005 2:08 am

all flat water - suicide or 5th
waves - reride
snow - 5th

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Postby Janus » Mon Dec 19, 2005 1:39 pm

Remote from X-shooter, nothing better on the market.

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Postby Pedro Marcos » Mon Dec 19, 2005 2:50 pm

Suicide all time, kite 90% of the times in onshore wind.

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Postby murdoc » Mon Dec 19, 2005 4:25 pm


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Re: Which unhook leash setup do you use?

Postby kite_n_rnd » Tue Dec 20, 2005 6:53 pm

Toby wrote:Murdoc ask me to do a poll on this questions.

Very interesting indeed!

For 4 line setups: the leash is directly attached to one line


depending on conditions:
maybe sometimes you want to practise a lot, then you do suicide, if the conditions are safe, but normally you use a dorect leash.


Toby,

Could someone define (drawings or pictures would be best) what a
suicide leash is?


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