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Re: New leash design.
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2018, 07:44:23 AM »
The conventional thinking is that the leash should be as long as your board to lessen the chance of hitting your board when you wipe-out.  Also, if you want to cross-step to the nose you need a leash that is at least that long.  For me a 9' knee leash and rail saver gets me to the end of my 10 footer NP.

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Re: New leash design.
« Reply #16 on: June 01, 2018, 07:46:03 AM »
leashlok 8'--waistleash

How thick is that leash Eastie?

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Re: New leash design.
« Reply #17 on: June 01, 2018, 09:35:29 AM »
The conventional thinking is that the leash should be as long as your board to lessen the chance of hitting your board when you wipe-out.  Also, if you want to cross-step to the nose you need a leash that is at least that long.  For me a 9' knee leash and rail saver gets me to the end of my 10 footer NP.

Yeah, now on my noserider, I have a calf leash that's 10' long, that makes sense, but.......not so much on a 7'-8' shortboard style.
7'6" JL Super Frank Lean
8'8" JL SuperTech 
10'1" JL Black and Blue
14' BIC WS Tracer
Kenalu Ho'oloa 95, Hippostick Al Pro 7.5

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Re: New leash design.
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2018, 06:23:58 AM »
8mm, i believe--never had one break--had a break on a well-used leashlok waistbelt--at the connection point to the belt

lucky--i was about to paddle out in huge surf at guiones, when i discovered---very tough long paddle out that day---would have been painful had it broken in the water

http://www.leashlokhawaii.com/heavy-series-and-sup-series-leashes.html
http://www.leashlokhawaii.com/leash-attachments---leash-belts.html

also the leash string thingies, shown on the link to their belts, are excellent---certainly worth trying for the 2 bux or so they cost, if ordering a belt or leash
Starboard Blue Carbon AirBorn 8'8"
Sunova Creek 8'10"
Fanatic AllWave LTD 8'11"
Starboard Widepoint HRS 9'5"
Walden Magic 10'10"
SIC Bullet 14 V2
KeNalu Koniihi 84,xTuf,ergo adjustable
KeNalu Mana 82, xTuf, ergoT
ZRE ZX4 85

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Re: New leash design.
« Reply #19 on: June 08, 2018, 06:25:54 AM »
got decent vids of guiones--just cant figure out how to post--lazy, too
Starboard Blue Carbon AirBorn 8'8"
Sunova Creek 8'10"
Fanatic AllWave LTD 8'11"
Starboard Widepoint HRS 9'5"
Walden Magic 10'10"
SIC Bullet 14 V2
KeNalu Koniihi 84,xTuf,ergo adjustable
KeNalu Mana 82, xTuf, ergoT
ZRE ZX4 85

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Re: New leash design.
« Reply #20 on: June 13, 2018, 11:00:13 AM »
Suffering from shark fear?
XM may have something to ease that fear, the Sea Snake leash, looks like a sea snake, sharks hate sea snakes, but will it work?  Beats the hell out of me,,,,,,,,,, designed for the paranoid, at least.
https://xmsurfmore.com/collections/sea-snake
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