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  1. latest versions are here STL and native files
  2. I've only ever considered those 2 low pack volume reserves PD Optimum Icarus Nano Be aware that the Nano has a wingloading limit so too much pies is a no no
  3. Since there's not a lot of photos out there I'll add the embroidery to this thread. The colourful version are the test representation of colour per needle from Peregrine. The green ones are some of my designs using Photoshop.
  4. Lol no, I soon as I touched the locking tab, the bridle got sucked behind me. BOC is in good condition. Body position is to blame here. Bigger burble, feet close to rig, arm release at 45 degrees, etc... Extracted frames are consecutive 1/30s. Even though it's the natural thing to do, I don't need people to analyze what happened. I know what happened and discussed it with many people. You can read the description from the video to see where my mind was. I would like to know in this circumstance, would you cut before or after pulling reserve. Pros and cons. I realize that depending on who you give this opinion, the answer will change. I wouldn't want to confuse a student compared to someone more experienced.
  5. Makes sense but usually a horseshoe happens higher up and you have more time to deal with it. Like Mark said, the rig came standard with a hook knife. A very shitty one. I replaced it with a mystic (flew away during a group jump) then with a Dakine. The problem with most the hook knives on skydiving rigs is that they have a floppy fabric handle and you need to reposition your hand to use it. It's very easy to drop as demonstrated during my malfunction. My recommendation is to have 2 knives on you. Gerber and FKM-1 solve the need to reposition your hand and are compact. I'm sure others are available on the market that fits the bill.
  6. My bridle wrapped around my foot a month ago following a regular jump and the Friday Freakout video was posted yesterday. When I felt the tug on my foot, I put both hands on my handles and decided not to chop my main and went straight to reserve. The rational behind this decision was that even if I chop, my main will still be attached to me. I figured my d-bag would be either still in the container or close to it. My risers were still in the container well tucked around the reserve and I didn't want another longer potential snag point. Since I was wrapped, I figured that if it were to entangled, I would want as much fabric over my head as possible. Obviously what I did for my situation was the correct thing to do (besides wrapping myself ) and I walked away without injury beside muscles and ligaments pain. The official EP for this situation is to cut the main, clear the risers then pull reserve I don't agree with this as I think you will trail more stuff behind that can prevent a clean reserve deployment I'm interested to know what you would do in the same situation and your explanation to chop or not. Don't watch the video if you're sensitive
  7. I tested it on different Insta360 and they all work Mods, can you remove the disclaimer in my original post?
  8. haha I didn't want to start a business around a mount and I would rather give the design to prevent an accident. The 2 small pieces are 10$USD each and the extension is 50$USD. The more you order the cheaper it is. You should see the unicorn mounts people are using with this camera, it's not even funny how snag hazard they are. I have a friend who lost a gopro on a jump using the standard gopro mount and to prevent it from happening again he used epoxy to glue a new one on his helmet because losing his gopro is worse than a reserve line stuck in it... For those wondering, I tried on many occasions to make him understand that his mount was problematic but to no avail.
  9. Disclaimer: I'm still waiting for confirmation that it fits on more than 2 Insta360 one r I'm dropping this here in case people would like to fabricate them. 3D printing process = HP PA 12 (MJF) Screws: 2x Button head #10-24 x 1/2 3x Nut #10-24 (add 1 more for extension) 1x Button head #10-24 x 3 1x Button head #10-24 x 1 (extension only) 3x Washer #10 (add 1 more for extension) Mount helmet G3.stl Mount helmet Kiss.stl Mount camera - Long2.5.stl Mount camera.stl
  10. I'm dropping this here in case people would like to fabricate them. Compatible with the Vmag system except for the magnets hole The mount use the existing holes in the helmet 3D printing process = HP PA 12 (MJF) Screws: 1x Socket head cap screw M5-0.8 x 20mm 1x Nut M5x0.8 2x Button head #6-32 x 1/2in 2x Nut #6-32 4x Countersunk screw M3-0.5 x 8mm 4x Nut M3-0.5 Ebay N52 magnet 20x10x4mm with 4mm hole You need the poles to be inverted for them to work. I had to invert 1 side and drill a countersunk using a diamond bit Phantom.stl Vmag camera short.stl
  11. Most likely, no you won't be able to have it on you. Cameras are snag hazards and are reserved for experienced skydive with 200+ jumps If you really want a video, having a cameraman in front of you is a better option. You'll get the outside perspective and he will film all your reactions. You should contact the DZ where you will do your tandem to confirm with them.
  12. People will be wondering how the system was stored all those years and if damages are present It would be best to get all the components inspected by a rigger then get his feeling on the value of the system and post the rigger inspection with your ad to prevent unnecessary questions.
  13. I'll bite, here are some of my shots I also use it to film landings of others by removing it from my helmet
  14. Most popular ones are from: L&B (Viso or Ares). Most cool factor / new kids / data acquisition are: Aon2 X2 (I own it) Dekunu One I second the wrist band option Yes definitely buy an audible as a backup device. Most people use 3x freefall alarms and 3x canopy alarms. I have the cheapest one Aon2 Brilliant pebbles and it works just as well as the most expensive one