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« Reply #15 on: September 09, 2009, 03:02 AM » were 100% right on the button!  It worked!
Yes I had to calibrate the rubberband to produce just the right amount of tension so it collapses real easy.
I will put up a video soon on it, thanks to all for the help Wink
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« Reply #16 on: September 09, 2009, 05:38 AM »

I get it now.
Was trying to over think it.
Very simple and very cool.
I stand corrected.

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« Reply #17 on: September 09, 2009, 05:19 PM »

so it's just the climbing inertia which folds the wings when it hits the stopper? if so does that mean as it's falling the force of the wind on the wings thanks to gravity might be enough to open them again and reset itself automatically?

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« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2009, 05:46 PM »

Yes, it resets itself when it hit my hand (I was holding the line).  Surprised....and I have 3 of them Smiley  If the wind picks up today, I will have the video on this climber...such a beauty.
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« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2009, 10:14 PM »

Resets at the bottom? Very cool, sort of a perpetual motion thing.


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