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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
Portal Barra 8'4"
Sunova Creek 8'10"
KeNalu Mana 82, xTuf, ergoT

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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
Portal Barra 8'4"
Sunova Creek 8'10"
KeNalu Mana 82, xTuf, ergoT

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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
« Last Edit: June 13, 2018, 11:03:46 AM by Weasels wake »
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