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4085Re: [ksurfschool] Re: WARNING TO SNAP SHACKLE USERS!!!

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  • matt nuzzo
    Mar 7, 2003
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      Check out the new Leash-Less Chicken Loop system on
      Flexifoil's new Storm2 Bar. It is really clean and
      100% safe. Go to www.flexifoil.com

      --- "Johnnykiter(Claude)
      <johnnykitesurfer@...>"
      <johnnykitesurfer@...> wrote:
      > ---Ocean Rodeo has a New Bar out, it's called
      > Joystick one of best i
      > seen and i ordered one. It has Chichen loop tru bar
      > + trim strap. For
      > a Emergency quick release you just push to bar up
      > hard to push release
      > and you are detached from kite without having to
      > power up to unhook.
      > Two more quick release with little pull balls one
      > on wrist leash
      > other on harness loop . Nice Bar. You Can See it at
      > www.oceanrodeo.com
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > In ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com, George Sarris
      > <jakefarley2000@y...>
      > wrote:
      > > Where can one purchase the proper quick release?
      > I
      > > currently use a snap shackle with a ring but after
      > > what I read, I want to switch to something more
      > > reliable.
      > >
      > > George
      > > --- Christopher Gaskins <gaskins@m...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > Rick,
      > > >
      > > > I really, really appreciate the accident
      > reports.
      > > > However, I am frustrated
      > > > by the fact that the report is distributed in
      > > > Acrobat PDF format with
      > > > *printing restrictions*. I want to read the
      > entire
      > > > 50-60+ page report, but
      > > > not on my screen, so the service is working
      > against
      > > > itself in terms of
      > > > maximizing the benefit of the report to the
      > > > community. Is there anything
      > > > that can be done about this? Why is it
      > copyrighted
      > > > material with
      > > > restriction on the reproduction? I care deeply
      > about
      > > > this sport and value
      > > > tremendously the effort that is put into the
      > > > accident report. I just want
      > > > to see the benefit of the report maximized...
      > > >
      > > > Chris
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >There has been another serious accident.
      > > > Reportedly the failure of an
      > > > >improperly rigged snap shackle to release was a
      > key
      > > > factor in the accident.
      > > > >If a snap shackle is used in lieu of a Quick
      > > > Release, it must be properly
      > > > >rigged, maintained and tested to improve the
      > odds
      > > > that it will release when
      > > > >needed. Accidents will happen in kiteboarding
      > it
      > > > would be good to try to
      > > > >reduce the quantity of avoidable ones. More
      > about
      > > > this at:
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
      ><http://www.kiteforum.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?topic=5202&forum=1&0>http://www.kiteforum.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?topic=5202&forum=1&0
      > > > >
      > > > >FKA, Inc.
      > > > >
      > > > >transcribed by:
      > > > >Rick Iossi
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Christopher Gaskins, MAI
      > > > Meridian Associates, Inc.
      > > > P.O. Box 21177
      > > > Salem, Oregon 97307-1177
      > > >
      > > > e-mail: gaskins@m...
      > > >
      > > > (503) 463-5000 (phone)
      > > > (503) 463-5200 (fax)
      > > >
      > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > > > removed]
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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