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Re: For Toby - Any word on that prototype microloop/hook

Postby Toby » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:06 pm

F-one made it for him he just told me

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Re: For Toby - Any word on that prototype microloop/hook

Postby podiatanapraia » Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:29 am

Hi everyone! Geez, I really should have been paying more attention to the forum. Apologies!

So, I´m the guy who´s designing a "universal" micro loop system. No bar drilling! We´re right in the final testing and tweeking stages. Yaaaay!

I´ve been using it for a couple of years now on my Cabrinha bars, but I still need to test other brands before being sure it´s ready for the crowdfunding campaign, so let me know what brand bars you guys want tested the most.

Cheers!

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Re: For Toby - Any word on that prototype microloop/hook

Postby Qiter » Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:31 pm

I guess it would be good to know for all the major brands if the universal system is compatible. Maybe start with the big ones like North, Cabrinha (which you already have), F-one, Naish, Slingshot etc.?
Looking forward to it, post some pictures when you have it ready!

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Re: For Toby - Any word on that prototype microloop/hook

Postby downunder » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:26 am

podiatanapraia wrote:
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:29 am
Hi everyone! Geez, I really should have been paying more attention to the forum. Apologies!

So, I´m the guy who´s designing a "universal" micro loop system. No bar drilling! We´re right in the final testing and tweeking stages. Yaaaay!

I´ve been using it for a couple of years now on my Cabrinha bars, but I still need to test other brands before being sure it´s ready for the crowdfunding campaign, so let me know what brand bars you guys want tested the most.

Cheers!
That's slow my friend :) You need to be way way more agile if you even think going to the funding campaign. It's a niche market, and I do not think you need to fund it since max sales will be like, duno, a dozen?

Personally, I'm using the FS bar. For me, to make a hook is easy, it would be just a carbon attachment, no drilling or anything since can be secured with a depower rope on a chicken loop.

But, do not have time and earnestly, not that skilled in airstyle :)

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Re: For Toby - Any word on that prototype microloop/hook

Postby Henrik78 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:08 pm

Yay!
Let me know when you have a solution for ozone bars! :)
podiatanapraia wrote:
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:29 am
Hi everyone! Geez, I really should have been paying more attention to the forum. Apologies!

So, I´m the guy who´s designing a "universal" micro loop system. No bar drilling! We´re right in the final testing and tweeking stages. Yaaaay!

I´ve been using it for a couple of years now on my Cabrinha bars, but I still need to test other brands before being sure it´s ready for the crowdfunding campaign, so let me know what brand bars you guys want tested the most.

Cheers!

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Re: For Toby - Any word on that prototype microloop/hook

Postby lindseym » Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:19 am

I know of at least 30 to 40 kiters who would purchase something like this here in Florida alone and tons more in the Carolinas. If there is one thing that kites like is novelty, especially when I comes to gear that can help with technique. The biggest hurdle I see is when people think they can immediately start doing airstyle tricks like Toby just because of ML and hook. I modified one of my bars and got it out in about 20 to 25 and yes, I was able to hook in full power and float but it takes a ton of practice to get used to and execute advanced tricks with a loop and hook.

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Re: For Toby - Any word on that prototype microloop/hook

Postby Toby » Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:09 am

There will be quiet many people wanting this.
Think about the big air tour...all these guys training for it will level up their tricks using it


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