Re: (MEL)_Wichard 2673 release line set up
- --- In kitesurf@y..., "airdoodle" <matthew.hockin@h...> wrote:
> ...I have ... a Wichard 2673 snap shackle ... but I cannot seem tofigure out how to set up
> the release line so that it releases by puling in any direction! IYou simply need to feed the release line through the fixed
> have looked at all the flies and pictures in Mels section...
(swiveling) opening before installing the "grab ball". It's shown in
the photo of my "Consumer Model" & my "Minimalist Mods", BUT: I no
longer recommend setting it up like this, unless you do use something
like my Version 2 or 3, where there's no chance of the shackle's
swivel spinning. If you really want the "pull in any direction"
feature, & don't need the swiveling action, but there's the
posibility of swiveling, you could get a small tack weld added to
> Not that thisMaybe, but that wouldn't work if you have the opening end towards
> is a real big deal, since your instinct is probably to yank at your
> body with the release line...
you. Take a look at my Version 2, & "Roland's Shackle", where you
pull AWAY to release it (with stock release line).