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Dead moment (slack): more with shorter lines or with longer?

Postby Herbert_U » Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:42 pm

Hi,

a question for the guys who can do loaded handlepasses:
(I can't, but want to learn it)

Is the handlepass easier with e.g. 15m Flyinglines, compared to 23m?
Less steady pull?

Thanks!
Herbert

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Re: Dead moment (slack): more with shorter lines or with lon

Postby dyyylan » Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:11 am

99% of pros use between 22-24m lines for freestyle/wakestyle, so I'd go with that ;)

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Re: Dead moment (slack): more with shorter lines or with lon

Postby TheJoe » Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:55 pm

Longer lines are better for passes. They all so help with controlling the kite while doing the trick as the kite won't be as responsive to bar movements. I say between 23-26m is probably ideal but it is all so something you have to figure out for your self.

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Re: Dead moment (slack): more with shorter lines or with lon

Postby Faxie » Sat Oct 12, 2013 2:08 pm

TheJoe wrote:Longer lines are better for passes. They all so help with controlling the kite while doing the trick as the kite won't be as responsive to bar movements. I say between 23-26m is probably ideal but it is all so something you have to figure out for your self.


True, but getting a good pop would be trickier. So medium lines would be ideal, the 22-24m as mentioned before. :)


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