mike dubs wrote:
I will try and help.
On your second question, all the Cali strapless guys Alldredge, rebstock, Ropner, etc all ride with a long depower line and generally no trim strap, if you look at the video's they also don't use leashes and depend on the extra long depower line killing most of the power or they pull the QR shackle/hoop and ditch the kite in the surf.
I have been building my own bars and sliding spreader bars, but not in this control bar configuration. You confirmed what I needed to know. I love the simplicity