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Re: Stainless steel control bar

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  • bitme1234@yahoo.com
    i HAVE A CUSTOM WELDED ALUMNIUM bar that is heavy compared to the rest of the bars on the market and it doesn t float never had a problem. bitme ... to ...
    Message 1 of 6 , May 1, 2001
      i HAVE A CUSTOM WELDED ALUMNIUM bar that is heavy compared to
      the rest of the bars on the market and it doesn't float never had a
      problem.

      bitme

      --- In kitesurf@y..., "Greg Walsh" <gregwal@e...> wrote:
      > It just seems appropriate for something that's going to be used on
      > the water to float. I can imagine it being an advantage for a bar
      to
      > float but I can't think of a reason why you'd want one to not
      float.
      > The aluminium bars float fine and I expect the carbon fibre one to
      > float as well. Why not make one that floats when it's easy to do.
      >
      > Of course, you could always say why can't Naish make a decent bar
      > when it's easy to do, or Ken Winner make a bar that doesn't wear
      out
      > leaders when it's easy to do, or ......
      >
      > BTW. Had a look at the Cabrinha 4-line bar. It looks not too bad.
      The
      > holes in the ends look a little small for the sliding leader leash
      > thing, but there doesn't look to be anything sharp to wear the
      > leaders. The chicken-loop mount is one of those clamp-on stanchion
      > mount fairlead things. It would work very well but looks a little
      > clunky.
      >
      > --- In kitesurf@y..., bitme1234@y... wrote:
      > > why do you need it to float?
      > >
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