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bovosh

Jun 25, 2013, 4:14 AM
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OPENED UP WITH LINE TWISTS AND A TOGGLE FIRE , I WAS HAPPY MY RESERVE OPENED UP ON HEADING


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e82cFnl_ER0

NOT SURE HOW TO MAKE IT SO YOU CAN CLICK ON THIS LINK BUT COPY AND PASTE INTO ADDRESS BAR


(This post was edited by bovosh on Jun 25, 2013, 4:30 AM)


YvonneWiggers  (D License)

Jun 25, 2013, 4:41 AM
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bovosh wrote:
OPENED UP WITH LINE TWISTS AND A TOGGLE FIRE , I WAS HAPPY MY RESERVE OPENED UP ON HEADING


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e82cFnl_ER0

NOT SURE HOW TO MAKE IT SO YOU CAN CLICK ON THIS LINK BUT COPY AND PASTE INTO ADDRESS BAR

there you go, clicky it is :)

oh and this:


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FIRST CUTAWAY MALFUNCTION SUNSET MADNESS!!!!!!!
Beer!


(This post was edited by YvonneWiggers on Jun 25, 2013, 5:03 AM)
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bovosh

Jun 25, 2013, 4:55 AM
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Thanks Wink


devildog  (C 40302)

Jun 25, 2013, 4:57 AM
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Holy raging capslock, batman!


IJskonijn  (A License)

Jun 25, 2013, 7:28 AM
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too loud; didn't read


shorehambeach  (C License)

Jun 25, 2013, 8:02 AM
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Glad it turned out ok.

I am trying to roughly work out how much loss of altitude the mal caused....

What height did you first pull at and what height did you have a reserve over head ?

Thanks for posting

Blue skies.


bovosh

Jun 25, 2013, 8:50 AM
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deployed at 3500 according to my altimeter it said I was in the sattle by 2500, I chopped around 1500 and was in the sattle in the reserve around 1200-1300


Tetrahedron

Jun 25, 2013, 8:51 AM
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You think THAT'S scary?

I suggest you don't EVER size down.

Also, your friend needs a freefly friendly rig.

Also........ BEER!


DexterBase  (D 29697)

Jun 25, 2013, 8:56 AM
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Tetrahedron wrote:
You think THAT'S scary?

I suggest you don't EVER size down.

Also, your friend needs a freefly friendly rig.

Also........ BEER!

Aside from the comment about the open pin flap... one of the most unhelpful posts I've read here in this forum in quite some time.


Tetrahedron

Jun 25, 2013, 9:08 AM
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Lighten up, spaz.

It was a routine cutaway.
He did everything the way he was supposed to.
There's nothing more to learn from it.


(This post was edited by Tetrahedron on Jun 25, 2013, 9:15 AM)


bovosh

Jun 25, 2013, 9:19 AM
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The one good thing to learn from this is to make sure your toggle keeper on the riser is not worn or loose. this will help prevent toggle fire


Tetrahedron

Jun 25, 2013, 9:55 AM
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I'll add; make sure the cat's eye setting in the steering line is below the ring on the riser and when stowing the risers in the channels, make sure the toggles don't become loosened. That is, if you're packing for yourself.

Sometime toggle fires just happen.
You have to be prepared for that eventuality.
Especially on a highly loaded canopy.


mototryph1  (A 64367)

Jun 25, 2013, 10:08 AM
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What DZ is that?


phreeloader  (Student)

Jun 25, 2013, 10:16 AM
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You were under reserve pretty quick after cut away, do you have a RSL? did you pull both handles?


DcloudZ  (B 37320)

Jun 25, 2013, 10:16 AM
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Tetrahedron wrote:
Lighten up, spaz.

It was a routine cutaway.
He did everything the way he was supposed to.
There's nothing more to learn from it.

Don't jump to conclusions! I learned that you make silly assumptions and give bad adviceSmile

*Edited to remove personal attack Laugh


(This post was edited by DcloudZ on Jun 25, 2013, 10:18 AM)


bovosh

Jun 25, 2013, 10:19 AM
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yea , I had an rsl and I pulled my cutaway handle first then my reserve , funny thing is you don't think to hold on to them after haha


bovosh

Jun 25, 2013, 10:21 AM
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Skydive The Ranch


Tetrahedron

Jun 25, 2013, 11:07 AM
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DcloudZ wrote:
Tetrahedron wrote:
Lighten up, spaz.

It was a routine cutaway.
He did everything the way he was supposed to.
There's nothing more to learn from it.

Don't jump to conclusions! I learned that you make silly assumptions and give bad adviceSmile

*Edited to remove personal attack Laugh

And I learned that you're full of nothing but personal attacks.


BIGUN  (D 23385)

Jun 25, 2013, 6:14 PM
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>>>>>>Also, your friend needs a freefly friendly rig.

The rig is freefly friendly.
The friend is packing flap sequence challenged.


Tetrahedron

Jun 25, 2013, 6:32 PM
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Good to hear it.

Thanks for the update.


fcajump  (D 15598)

Jun 25, 2013, 6:38 PM
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bovosh wrote:
deployed at 3500 according to my altimeter it said I was in the sattle by 2500, I chopped around 1500 and was in the sattle in the reserve around 1200-1300

Good try for correction and good decision to chop.
Don't let the blowhards get ya, a mal is a mal and yours could have been deadly if you had not taken correct action in a timely manner. Been through a couple and each one is scary.

It is true that a higher performance 'chute can make this look tame. (and frankly, so can a lightly loaded canopy) There are much scarier conditions.

But, given a bad situation, you done good.

JW


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Jun 25, 2013, 7:45 PM
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Good job!

The parts I liked best were:
-you pulled the reserve handle anyway (good practice)
-this vid is another testimonial to PULL THE DAMNED RESERVE EVEN IF YOU ARE SPINNING AT CUTAWAY!

LaughLaugh
I feel better now.
LaughLaugh


Machupo  (B 37614)

Jun 26, 2013, 4:29 AM
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bovosh wrote:
Skydive The Ranch

Thought I recognized the park across the river :)

Glad everything worked out - and good job recognizing it was time to stop fighting and get out. At least it was beer-light thirty!


Bodhisattva420  (B 35178)

Jun 26, 2013, 6:43 AM
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What type/size of canopy were you jumping?


bovosh

Jun 26, 2013, 7:31 AM
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sabre 2 170


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