johnlyman

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  • Container Other
    Firebird Evo, Javelin Odyssey
  • Main Canopy Size
    VK79
  • Main Canopy Other
    VC79
  • Reserve Canopy Size
    PR113

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    skydive az
  • License
    D
  • License Number
    92685
  • Licensing Organization
    uspa
  • Number of Jumps
    16000
  • Years in Sport
    26
  • Freefall Photographer
    Yes

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  • AFF
    Instructor
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    Instructor
  • USPA Coach
    No
  • Pro Rating
    Yes
  • Wingsuit Instructor
    No
  • Rigging Back
    Master Rigger
  • Rigging Chest
    Master Rigger
  • Rigging Seat
    Master Rigger

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  1. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

    • FOR SALE
    • USED

    Outstanding condition Peregrine Glide, January 2017 DOM, Airtec cypress II April 2012, Performance Designs Sabre II 170 August 2001, Performance Designs PR 176 October 2016. Rig has fully articulated harness with stainless steel hardware, Ace BlackJack RSL / MARD system, fully padded back pad, leg pads and hip lateral. Container is a tan camo pattern. Harness was built for male 5' 10" 185 lb, was owned by male 6' 1". Rig has roughly 250 jumps on it. Main is in excellent condition with spectra lines still in good shape and reasonably good trim specs. Being spectra lined the trim is somewhat out of spec but not bad for a canopy with roughly 450 jumps on it. We can reline the canopy with vectran or HMA if buyer requests. Reserve has only 6 repacks no uses. Cypres is due for 8 year inspection, this has been factored into buying price. Entire system is inspected and repacked for consignment sale for owner by Desert Skies Parachute Rigging at Skydive Az and is available for viewing / sizing in shop if you are on DZ. Detailed inspection sheets and more photos available at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/4ecxcn8l28zq5wp/AADajI5Fu36OpkYSkhoyxit5a?dl=0 Please text or email only for inquiries.

    $5,000.00

    Skydive Az, Arizona - US

  2. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

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    Excellent condition Mirage G4.1 M1 with Icarus JVX 114 and Performance Designs PR143 reserve. Rig has fully articulated harness with stainless steel hardware. Rig is not setup with RSL and does not have RSL guide rings on reserve pin flap but we can retrofit that if requested. Main canopy has only 37 jumps and comes with spare line set, reserve has 1 repack, no uses, rig has 241 jumps. Harness has 17" main lift web and was built for male 190 lb 5' 11". This system was owners third rig thus explaining the low jump numbers despite the 2003-2005 DOM. Desert Skies Parachute Rigging at Skydive Az has fully inspected and repacked this for consignment sale for the owner and is available in the shop for viewing/sizing. Text or email only for inquiries. More photos and detailed inspection sheets can be viewed at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0qhpi2ukj3tw7en/AACKhqPdWItqT46x45Z13kY3a?dl=0

    $4,700.00

    Skydive Az, Arizona - US

  3. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

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    Excellent condition Mirage G4 M1, Apr 2005 DOM, fully articulated harness with stainless steel hardware. Harness is a 16.5" main lift web, sized for average height weight male. Main is a performance designs Sabre II 135 with spectra lines. Overall condition of main is excellent, barely used. Reserve is a Performance Designs PR 126. Reserve has 9 repacks and no uses. Entire rigs DOM is 2004-2005 but has very little use. Has spent most of its time in a gear bag in a closet. Rig is inspected and repacked ready for consignment sale for owner by Desert Skies Parachute Rigging at Skydive Az. Rig is available for viewing/sizing in the shop if you are on DZ. Text or email only for inquiries.

    $4,500.00

    Skydive Az, Arizona - US

  4. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

    • FOR SALE
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    Rig is an august 2007 Rigging Innovations Talon FX0 with a Pisa Tempo 120 reserve. Harness is fully articulated and all hardware is stainless steel. Reserve has no rides. Rig is in excellent condition, has some minor wear and tear, especially leg pads. Harness was built for short to medium height average build female. Rig is being sold on consignment for owner by Desert Skies Parachute Rigging at SKYDIVE ARIZONA and has been fully inspected for sale. Rig is available for sizing/viewing in our shop if you are local or on the DZ. Text or email with questions etc.

    $1,500.00

    Skydive Az, Arizona - US

  5. Time Left: 9 days and 3 hours

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    • USED

    Jan 1997 PD Stilleto 97 - canopy fabric itself is in outstanding condition. No fading or fraying. Line set is significantly out of trim and we recommend a complete reline. We can reline canopy for you using 500 vectran. Canopy has been fully inspected and is being sold on consignment by Desert Skies Parachute Rigging at Skydive Az. Canopy is available in the shop for viewing if you are on DZ. Canopy is intentionally priced to move asap. Please text of email with interest or questions.

    $300.00

    eloy, Arizona - US

  6. Time Left: 9 days and 3 hours

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    • USED

    April 1996 DOM PD Stilleto 170 - canopy fabric top, bottom skin, ribs all in excellent condition. Minor inconsequential fraying on crossposts. Line set is in fair condition. We recommend new steering lines due to some wear, overall lineset is slightly out of trim but not terrible. We can reline canopy for you using 500 vectran if you want. Canopy has been inspected for sale by Desert Skies Parachute Rigging at Skydive Az and is available for viewing in the shop if you are on the DZ. Canopy is intentionally priced to move as soon as possible.

    $300.00

    eloy, Arizona - US

  7. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

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    Canopy top, bottom skin, ribs, crossposts all in outstanding condition. New line set recommended. Present line set is spectra and is technically out of trim. Slider is dual kill line. Canopy is priced to move asap.

    $300.00

    Eloy, Arizona - US

  8. THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED!

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    This canopy is a 1994 DOM but is in outstanding condition. Canopy fabric top and bottom skin is in immaculate state. Crossports show no wear at all. Overall condition of line set is good. Lines are 725 treated spectra suspension and 1000 lb treated spectra steering lines. Since the lines are spectra they are technically slightly out of factory spec. roughly 2" difference from A1 to A5 vs. 0" difference coming from factory. A5 to UST 1 differential is 13.25" vs 14.75" from factory. So no airworthiness issues with line trim since of course spectra line starts getting out of trim from jump 1 due to dimensional instability. Canopy is fully jumpable in present condition. We can reline the canopy using 550 vectran to eliminate any trim issues. Slider is velcro collapsable but can be converted to dual kill line collapsable. Canopy is priced to move asap @ $300 but is worth much more. We will reline the canopy if buyer wants using 550 vectran for $300 (normally $380 Lineset and installation.) Converting slider to dual kill line is $50. Canopy has been fully inspected for consignment sale by Desert Skies Parachute Rigging @ Skydive Az and is available in the shop for viewing. Please contact by email or text, I do not answer phones anymore.

    $300.00

    Eloy, Arizona - US

  9. Thanks, I have the QII, just could not get a QI even after contacting manufacturer which annoyed me greatly
  10. That's it, thanks for the quick help. Busy weekend ahead and customer was hoping to pickup in AM We did not find the manual on the Strong site. Calling them, they did not provide one. The guy we talked to told us his best recollection of the rig. Our question was simply the sub flap order with the cutter placement. It's been a while since I've seen a QI since moving out west and was suprised to find I didn't have the manual in my library. Thanks again, JHL
  11. I need a Quasar I manual, anyone have one scanned that I could get by email. Or, know of any online sources. Contacting Strong was a waist of time. Parachutemanuals.com seems to no longer exits. Any other sources? Could use some help thanks JHL 520-233-1245 desertskiesrigging@gmail.com
  12. I have a customer with an old Battwing, he needs a trim check and LST replacement - any help would be appreciated
  13. Great article. One thing I see a lot that you might want to add (forgive me if you did, I speed read through it). Do not ever by sight unseen, no matter who it is or how much you think you trust them. I run an escrow service through my rigging loft for this purpose. We receive the gear, hold in security, inspect for the buyer, confirm satisfaction then release only after seller has received payment. That way both parties interests are being looked out for. I have seen a lot of people get thoroughly screwed over the years by being too trusting. thanks again and again, great article. JHL Desert Skies Parachute Rigging
  14. I know this is an old thread but will give it a crack have a Ukrainian woman in my loft needing I&R on her Eclipse. Have packed many over the years, no big deal, have manual etc. However, her res PC is suspicious. No ID or TSO stampings/stenciling etc. Everything else is OK. Anybody know of any acceptable alternatives, UPT res PC for instance or something like that? I know there are a couple manufacturers that approve the use of a couple different res PCs in their rigs, or when one goes out of business they approve the use of another manufacturers components in some cases. However, I can't find anything to that effect in any of my documentation. thanks JHL
  15. Any good suggestions on how to avoid buyers scams? I have a rig in the classifieds for a customer and concerned about this. I understand that even after "certified" funds or paypal payment is received this can actually be rejected by the sellers bank, like passing a bad check. Of course I would never take a personal check from someone I did not know, but if this can happen with certified/secured funds such as a paypal payment or cashiers check, how do you protect yourself?