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NorCalNomad
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2018 North Bars

Postby NorCalNomad » Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:22 am

https://www.northkiteboarding.com/produ ... lick-bar/
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https://www.northkiteboarding.com/produ ... trust-bar/
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Looks like they haven't put out the video yet but this is live on the page. Cool to see them offer different chicken loop and leash length. Wonder how that will work on the back end/ shop stocking it... :?: But shops not having to stop 4 and 5 line bars I know will be nice.

I realllllly want to know if/ hope the slider rope chicken loop is compatible with IronHeart IV's (by the looks of it, it would work)

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Overall seems like a nice update from last years. Also you can see, a little ahead of time, what the 2018 gambler and team boards look like in the photos.

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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby maffhieu » Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:08 pm

I'm afraid it's gonna be more expensive even tough i don't need different chicken loops options...

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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby ciscokitesurfer » Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:29 pm

I like the idea of the xsmall rope slider. I am buy one. if the click bar would it be so expensive I would buy one. I am willing to pay $400 new.

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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby PullStrings » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:06 pm

My question to North...how long will the Kite bar 5th Element high "Y" for previous Rebels ( loaded 5th line) remain available ? :jump:

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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby NorCalNomad » Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:29 am

PullStrings wrote:
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:06 pm
My question to North...how long will the Kite bar 5th Element high "Y" for previous Rebels ( loaded 5th line) remain available ? :jump:
From the look of the copy you can still ride loaded 5th kites with the new trust bar.
maffhieu wrote: I'm afraid it's gonna be more expensive even tough i don't need different chicken loops options...
Yeah dawg, inflation and rising cost of Asia production is nothing new.

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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby tomi3000 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:46 pm

Has anyone try installing the 2018 North Trust bar kit accessories on older North bars? I am particularly interested in rope slider kit.

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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby Macisback » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:38 am

North hasn't learnt a thing? Still no return of the microloop/hook?

Everyone I see around beaches is doing Airstyle on Boards or Foils.

Good that Flysurfer comes up with a Microhook/loop!

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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby Lokihel » Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:50 pm

Has anyone tried installing a freeride or rope harness kit on an Iron Heart IV bar (2015, 2016, 2017)?

I can't find any official word from NKB on the matter.
It would be an interesting upgrade for the older bars.

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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby Oldman » Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:54 pm

Installed freeride CL on quad bar 2016. Fits perfectly

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Re: 2018 North Bars

Postby ThickAir » Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:36 pm

Great to hear that. Thanks, Oldman


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