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strynx  (Student)

Nov 8, 2001, 2:17 AM
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I've look at a post yesterday about having three riser, i was wondering what were the advantage-disadvantage of having that feature.
Thanx!




Premier SkymonkeyONE  (D 12501)

Nov 8, 2001, 4:22 AM
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Simply doing a search of the forum would have yielded you THIS information. There is plenty of info, pro and con, there for you to read.

Chuck

My webpage HERE


Strynx  (Student)

Nov 8, 2001, 4:42 AM
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Thanx! exactly what i'm looking for.



skymedic  (C 33561)

Nov 9, 2001, 7:20 AM
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Look at the monkey man helping us reduce clutter!!!

Marc
Because I fly, I envy no man on earth


Premier SkymonkeyONE  (D 12501)

Nov 10, 2001, 1:16 PM
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Form follows function! Wink

A new thought by a die-hard triple riser user: After seeing many of my contemporaries doing amazing rear-riser approaches and watching slow motion video replay of standard risers vs. triples, I may just switch back. While you really do have more "feel" with trips, and your tail does flatten out giving you a tad more aerodynamic advantage, the added friction of your control lines going back through standard guide rings distorts your rear risers, thus giving you rear riser input without even touching them! Previously, I would have thought this a distinct disadvantage. I now know that this actually assists in getting you around the corner.

Chuck

My webpage HERE



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