0
zcohen13

Looking for a rigger

Recommended Posts

Some of you might've already seen my Facebook post but i still haven't been able to find a rigger so I'm going to post it again here. I just got my first rig with a Raven that is 20 years old with what I was told has no rides. Ive spoke to two riggers and they both refused to pack the reserve because they have a rule against packing 20 year old canopies. I'm located in Fort Lauderdale and am looking for a rigger in the area who can pack it. The closest rigger I have been able to find who will pack it is at Zhills which is 4 hours away from me. Doesn't need to be in Fort Lauderdale specifically, just someone closer that Zhills.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Their "rule" might only be a loft policy.

I have packed plenty of Ravens that were more than 20 years old.

What year was your Raven made?
How big is it?
How much do you weigh?
Which Dash-letter is it?

There have only been a couple of Service Bulletins issued on Raven reserves.

The first SB "recommended" installing a bikini slider on the first batch of Ravens, converting them to Raven Bs. The new slider should be written on the orange label.

Circa 2000, Precision issued a second SB affecting some Raven Dash-m all sizes. Any Raven Dash-M with single bar-tacks through the Type 3 tape line attachment tapes, needs to be re-sewn or returned to the factory of new line attachment tapes (Type 1 webbing).
Today I packed a Raven Dash Mb-150-....... that had the later pattern line attachment tapes.
I would not jump an original Raven Dash-M.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account. It's free!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
0