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Lindenwood  (Student)

Aug 9, 2012, 6:26 AM

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I am 11 jumps in and expecting to be licensed in the next 2 months or so. I have been looking into gear, figuring I'd buy my first rig as I approached 50 jumps.

I have always been one to enjoy ringing every last bit of personal performance out if machines and equipment, over buying higher-performance stuff to begin with and relying on it to make up for my own lack of skill. Reading through this section, it sounds like a basic sport canopy, even loaded only 1:1 (a ~170 for me) would still likely have a far wider performance envelop than I'd probably even have the guts to explore (I don't see myself getting into major hook turns and stuff, but even if I did, a know such a canopy is more than capable).

Long story short, I was thinking I'd buy a rig for 170cc canopies, and would pretty much keep the container indefinitely. Is it unrealistic to expect to enjoy the same size canopy for a long time? Or do most people who say this still end up downsizing past 1:1 in another 50 or 100 jumps?

Thanks.

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