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« on: May 08, 2010, 09:28 AM »

Can anyone give me information for making Lam's SD line catchers, that is attached below the yo-yo stoppers? I cannot remember the correct name they are called. Thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2010, 10:07 AM »

Those catchers are not used on Fearless.  I get the impression they are not in favor by the Master anymore.
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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2010, 12:38 PM »

Those catchers are not used on Fearless.  I get the impression they are not in favor by the Master anymore.

I got them on my Fearless, and a few SD's too. Lam just doesn't like to make them, to much work for 2 little $

I would have to take a pic for you Tempest, mine are microcarbon rod with teeth
 
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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2010, 02:01 PM »

Hey, while you are doing that I also recommend tricking out your kite further with the "Under the sea line catchers."

You'll have one pimped out fearless.
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« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2010, 02:29 PM »

ripped out part of my leading edge using mine. 1 of my lower APA's slipped forcing the rod out the side. i am seriously thinking about installing zip ties like on the quantum pro's simple-cheap and they work   
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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2010, 03:41 PM »

A pair of yoyo rollbar might be what you are looking for. Wink
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« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2010, 06:50 PM »

actually, mine has never helped me all that much...the point is to hit the stops and not miss.

Roll bars are for sissys... Cool
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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2010, 07:35 PM »

The Bxxxxx boy did 13 rollups/yoyos with the help of the rollbars. I think it is a great little gadget.  Who invented the yoyo rollbars anyway ?
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« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2010, 07:47 PM »

Who invented the yoyo rollbar anyway ?
2005 abw  Wink

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« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2010, 08:17 PM »

Roll bars are for sissys... Cool

Sissy's don't have roll bars. They don't even have yoyo stops.  Wink

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« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2010, 09:38 PM »

KO - I had not seen claws installed that way before, at least that I recall.  Lams seemed to be to have been taped on with gaffers tape at the top and bottom (maybe the middle)?

Anyhow, for one rollup, you don't need the claws.  If you want to do 3,4,5,6 it seems like it would help your odds to be able to keep going.

I am always concerned about putting rollbars on kites that weren't designed to have them.  It seems like it adds tension in an area where you may not want it.  If you look at a DS, for example, there are lines that prevent this extra tension on the sail.


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« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2010, 08:42 AM »

Yes, the added rollbars do create some tension in the sail but the area is very very small when comparing to the whole sail area.  I don't detected any abnormally when in flight. 
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« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2010, 11:11 AM »

If you want to never miss a Roll-Up, use a Yo-Yo Line, instead of Catchers.



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« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2010, 12:16 PM »

It sounds like a great idea. Where and how to install the yoyo line ? More info. or fotos please.  Smiley

Thanks...
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« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2010, 02:24 PM »

hey Rx: where in that picture is the yoyo line??? trying to catch up on my sport kite lingo Wink
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