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Old 03-02-2005, 01:54 PM
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in-tow

I will have to give in-tow my plug. Brenda will put "in-between" take-off loops in so that the jump from 15 to 22 and 22 to 28 off is not so big. That is great for confidence building. I have also had very good luck with Masterline. The last few Masterlines I have had were spot on accurate out of the bag and my last years ropes show no wear whatsoever. I ski everyday so I get new ropes every season. In my experience, I have never had even one single straight line that was accurate out of the bag. They also seem to wear quicker at the loops, handle end, and where the rope makes contact with the jump for the beginning jumpers. Just my experience.
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Old 03-02-2005, 02:37 PM
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13" curved ARS handle (I think it's 1.062" dia)

LOVE IT!!!!!!! Try one for yourself. I think the ars handle is the main thing that stopped my hands from shreading. (that... and kevlar liners!)
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Old 03-02-2005, 03:29 PM
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Brenda at In Tow makes ARS handles as well.
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Old 03-02-2005, 03:44 PM
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I always liked Straight Line ropes. I believe the orginal founder sold the company some time ago and the quality of the ropes has gone down significantly. Two years ago I bought three identical Straightline ropes (somebody forgot to take off the promo sale tags ) The lengths of the three varied by 16 inches . No change in the variation after being stretched.
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Old 03-02-2005, 07:53 PM
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Thanks for the feedback!!!!!!!! Couple of questions. In-tow looks pretty good, ship same day, reasonable shipping
What is ARS...Anti-roll. What does that do for me?

Is this the curved style i.e., bent???
Team 12" Bent (1.00)<---This one?

Looking for a std. line, std color, takes offs?
Spliced together, standard loop<---This one?

I mainly board, but 25% ski, so this is really for wife/daughter/son who are 95% ski. Thoughts? Size diamater is mostly guess

She recommends a new line every 3 months??? Yikes.
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Old 03-02-2005, 11:32 PM
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Mitch, Look here this is the guy that had the patent and is going out of business and sold his patent. Good expliantion of what the ARS does.
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Old 03-03-2005, 07:52 AM
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Gregg, I see! Thanks!
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Old 03-03-2005, 07:54 AM
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Accurate Ropes , I use the the Accurate handle George spoke of. The different diameter handles can really give you a custom grip feel.
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Old 03-03-2005, 08:01 AM
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I usually prestretch my ropes with the riding lawn tractor and rope hooked to hitch on truck. My driveway is concrete and on a slope, which helps create a strong tension on the rope. Stretching a new rope in the course can really throw off your rhythm.
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Old 03-03-2005, 08:05 AM
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Mitch, Look here this is the guy that had the patent and is going out of business and sold his patent. Good expliantion of what the ARS does.
Gregg, I checked out the site and too bad that the company is closing for reasons that sound all too common. I am going to order a couple of their closeouts. Good prices!
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