Slingshot Compstick Bar with Guardian 2016
Rider simplicity has been at the core of Slingshot’s design principals since the beginning, and they continue that philosophy with the 2016 Compstick and Guardian safety system. Built for ultimate control and confidence, the Compstick’s intuitive and streamlined below-the-bar de-power and safety is unrivalled by any other bar on the market.
With continuous improvement in mind, we’ve added several upgrades to 2016 Compstick, including new molded floats and padded bar-ends, a revised EVA grip design, bar-end bungee line-keepers and an improvement in how the in how the floats fold in for storage. These updates compliment the revolutionary features and components that have made the Compstick the trusted bar of choice for hard-charging riders around the world.
The Compstick is offered in the universal 20” bar with 23 meter lines, which can be used with any kite size in our lineup. For more specialised riders, we also offer a 17” bar with 20 meter lines for smaller kites and a 23” bar with 27 meter lines for larger kite. Slingshot’s internal bungee kite leash has also been upgraded in 2016 with a shorter overall length and sturdier moulded-metal carabiner clips for added strength.
Slingshot's full range of kites can be flown on our 20” Compstick bar. If you would like a specialty bar we recommend that for kite sizes 8m and smaller a 17” bar, for kites 14m and larger a 23” bar.
Slingshot Compstick with Guardian Compatibility:
(WITH MAJOR BRANDS)
|4M - 8M||9M - 14M||14M+||GUARDIAN
COMPSTICK W/ GUARDIAN FEATURES + TECH
|EASY REACH DEPOWER
Consistent grunt and stability through the powerstroke. Boosts, mega loops and predictably recovers.
|GUARDIAN SAFETY SYSTEM
The safety release has been reworked from a pin to a clamp mechanism, which simplifies resetting the chicken loop assembly after it has been activated. Includes a re-sized chicken loop and a moulded donkey dick assembly.
Rotating component untwists centre lines and helps ensure proper safety function at all times.
|ACTIVE STOPPER BALL
On-the-fly adjustment piece that allows rider to set amount of throw in the bar.
Chicken loop, safety release and depower cleat integrated into one user-friendly component, eliminating clutter on other parts of the bar.
|PADDED BAR ENDS W/
Sets the standard for minimising and containing canopy tears. Now with improved, reinforced trailing edge durability.
|REDESIGNED MOLDED FLOATS
In addition to keeping the bar floating and protecting the rider from injury, the updated design is slim and sleek.
|IMPROVED FLOAT STORAGE
Re-engineered to fold easily for storing.
|REDESIGNED EVA GRIP
All new non-slip grip texturing coupled with an ergonomic design to reduce hand fatigue in all conditions.
|DUAL OH-SHIT HANDLES
Signature redundant Slingshot safety.
|PRECISION CUT 800 LB.
800 lb. precision cut flying lines. Our lines are 60% stronger than the 500 lb. flying lines the competition uses.
|REDESIGNED LEASH +
Upgraded for 2016 with a shorter overall length and sturdier moulded metal carabiner clips for added strength.