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Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back..

Postby jaystore » Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:32 am

WARNING: if you try sliding hook you will never go back...

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Re: Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back.

Postby Bain » Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:46 pm

I went back.
Right after one of the welds broke on my Dyna Bar while I was out riding. That wasn't fun. I had maybe 20 sessions on it.
Plus I like the more solid connection at the harness anyway.

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Re: Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back.

Postby jaystore » Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:06 pm

Bain wrote:I went back.
Right after one of the welds broke on my Dyna Bar while I was out riding. That wasn't fun. I had maybe 20 sessions on it.
Plus I like the more solid connection at the harness anyway.


You should know that hooks on standard spreder bars break too, weld could be a weakeness.
The new model has been improved and reinforced.

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Re: Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back.

Postby H53Driver » Sat Apr 06, 2013 2:42 pm

Easy to retrofit a harness with a slider. Get appropriate line and tie it off (bowline knot) to opposite sides of your harness with enough slack. Get a sufficiently large screw pin shackle which will slide along the line. Total cost...less than $10. Why spend more if you just want to try it?
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Re: Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back.

Postby TomW » Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:12 pm

H53Driver wrote:Easy to retrofit a harness with a slider. Get appropriate line and tie it off (bowline knot) to opposite sides of your harness with enough slack. Get a sufficiently large screw pin shackle which will slide along the line. Total cost...less than $10. Why spend more if you just want to try it.


Check- did this- sawed off the hook on a spreaderbar and it works good- but would like to find a smoother slider- Mine " sticks" a little and i have to give it a nudge by twisting body. I´m using a SS carabiner that has closed loop on one end. see pic
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Re: Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back.

Postby rightguard » Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:14 pm

So in other words... If I buy one and don't like it can I return it?

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Re: Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back.

Postby jaystore » Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:12 pm

rightguard wrote:So in other words... If I buy one and don't like it can I return it?


If you buy one you will never return it back... 8)

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Re: Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back.

Postby ronnie » Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:52 pm

TomW wrote:
H53Driver wrote:Easy to retrofit a harness with a slider. Get appropriate line and tie it off (bowline knot) to opposite sides of your harness with enough slack. Get a sufficiently large screw pin shackle which will slide along the line. Total cost...less than $10. Why spend more if you just want to try it.


Check- did this- sawed off the hook on a spreaderbar and it works good- but would like to find a smoother slider- Mine " sticks" a little and i have to give it a nudge by twisting body. I´m using a SS carabiner that has closed loop on one end. see pic


Its very easy to stick a screwdriver through it and lever that eye out.

Another way is to connect part of the Q/R to the harness if you are not going to unhook.
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Re: Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back.

Postby rightguard » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:49 pm

So that is a no to returns... I just want to demo one and there seems to be no way to do it.

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Re: Warning: if you try sliding hook you will never go back.

Postby windsuks » Sun Apr 07, 2013 12:19 am

We've offered a money back return here in the UK but so far no returns! :thumb:
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