60461Re: [ksurf]Leash - Safety system - autoreturn after doing a back/frontloop
- Oct 1, 2002Sorry, I forgot the link with the pictures:
--- In kitesurf@y..., "hernanhome" <hernanhome@i...> wrote:
> Peter & Frank:
> I m trying a new system that seems to solve the spinning leash
> As you know, the main issue is the shackel swivel not rotating
> under load. If it doesn t rotate, the leash will tangle.
> I find a simple and cheap solution to this:
> The bungie bar (to give it a name).
> I was flying airblast with bridles on and I want to take the
> of the 8,4. I dont use fixed loop on my bars, so I was thinking
> how to reduce arm fatige as I m used to the light feel of he
> bridled kite. I decide to put a bungie loop (end to end) and
> it to the depower ring (above the release). I get a very
> assistance, a more free feeling than using a fixed loop (the bar
> steers normaly), the kite flies more stable and the best thing:
> depower rope rotates as a unit with the bar when you unspin
> bar. The turning forces induced by the bungie are enough to
> rotate the shackle swivel, So no more leash tangles!!
> IT WORKS, you must try it!!
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