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TypeWaveManual - 1

2004 Type Wave System Manual 1. Type Wave Concept 2. Release of Liability, Claim Waiver and Assumption of Risk Agreement 3. Wave Bar Features 4. · · · Connecting the Bar to the Kite Fool Proof Connection System Kite Connection Bar Connection and Components Diagram 5. · · · · Wave Bar System Wave Bar Advantages System Operation Tuning with the Adjustable Power Ball Removable Sheeting Loop Shackle 6. · · · · · · Safety Functions and Operation The 5th Line Beginner Safety Leash Quick Grab Depower Ball Quick Release Sheeting Loop Sheeting Loop Reassembly Advanced Options 7. · · · · Type Wave Kite Type Wave Features Anti-Foul Bridle System Type Wave POWER ZIP System Zipper Care and Tuning Tips 8. Relaunching With the Type Wave System 9. Tips, Tuning, and Precautions 10. Warranty 1. Type Wave Concept As RRD pioneers the wave riding aspect of kiteboarding, our research and development team have created a breakthrough line of products specifically designed to excel in the surf zone. The limits have been broken and kiteboarding in the waves has been changed forever. RRD's revolutionary Wave Bar System allows the rider to depower the kite on the face of the wave, tapping into its natural power like never before. The Type Wave line of kites offers the durability, speed, and stability needed for the harsh conditions in the surf. The perfect compliment to the Type Wave and Wave Bar System are the Wave Off line of boards. These boards offer you cutting-edge shapes and performance to provide smooth bottom turns, snappy cutbacks, and the speed that you need to make even the longest section. RRD's Wave Concept is clear. Our relentless innovation has once again redefined the sport of kiteboarding. We have created the tools, the rest is up to you!

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2. Release of Liability, Claim Waiver and Assumption of Risk Agreement By assembling and/or using this RRD Product, you agree that you have read and understood the entire RRD Type Wave User's Manual, including all instructions and warnings contained in that Manual, prior to using the RRD Product in anyway. You additionally agree that you will ensure any additional or subsequent user of your RRD Product will read and understand the entire RRD Kiteboarding User's Manual, including all instructions and warnings contained in that Manual, prior to allowing that person to use your RRD...

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come with all of the lines already connected. Fool Proof Connection System RRD has integrated a Fool Proof Connection System into the Type Wave bars and kites to minimize the risk of mixing up the front and the back lines when connecting the bar to the kite. The system uses knots on the front line connection points of the kite and lark's head loops on the trailing edge connection points of the kite. Follow the color-coded loop to knot and knot to loop connections of this system and it is virtually impossible to connect your lines wrong. If you aren't using RRD lines or are using the Type...

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Step 3. Secure the kite by weighting it down with sand or something soft and heavy. Make sure the leading edge is down and facing into the wind Step 4. Walk the outside lines toward your kite and attach the RED knot on the RED outside line to the Fool Proof Connection RED lark's head loop on the trailing edge of the kite (FIG 4.3). Do the same to the other side and attach the GREEN knot on the outside line to the Fool Proof Connection GREEN lark's head loop on the trailing edge of the kite. FIG. 4.3 Step 5. Walk the GREY spectra sheeting line to where it connects to the WHITE front lines....

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8. 9. 5th Line Anti-twist Anchor Ball Anti-Foul Bridle Attachment Point NOTE: At the line connection points, ovals represent slipknot loops and solid circles represent knots. 5. Wave Bar System When riding waves on a kite, wind conditions such as offshore, side-off shore make it difficult to top-turn and stay on the critical part of the wave where most of its energy is. This system was developed specifically for wave riding allowing the rider to release the wind in the kite once the power of the wave is sufficient. Although created for use in the waves, the wave bar offers the rider the...

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cm from the bar and will be clearly marked on the sheeting line. The ball set at this position should give sufficient enough depower under normal flying conditions and for riding waves in various wind directions. Changing the Position of the Adjustable Power Ball is simple. Simply unscrew the Power Ball thumbscrew and slide the ball up or down depending on the desired level of depowerability. Tighten the thumbscrew and check to make sure that the ball is firmly anchored to the sheeting line. IMPORTANT: Never try to adjust the Adjustable Power Ball while flying the kite. Always land the kite...

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connects to the 5th line with a slipknot over the Quick Grab Depower Ball (FIG 6.1). The leash comes with an O-ring webbing loop that can be easily attached to your harness (FIG 6.2). When the safety leash is connected to the Quick Grab Depower Ball, simply unhook from the sheeting loop and let go of the bar to depower the kite. If you need to disconnect from the leash, grab the RED Velcro pull tab where it is connected to your harness and pull firmly to release the leash (FIG 6.3). FIG. 6.1 FIG. 6.2 FIG. 6.3 NOTES: Before letting go of the bar, always check that the leash is not caught on...

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Step 3. Pulling back the pin by the red grab handle, slide the pin through the spectra loop, over the D-ring and into the nylon sleeve (FIG 6.8). Step 4. Push the pin all the way into the nylon sleeve and secure the Red Grab handle in place with the Velcro (FIG 6.9). Pull the neoprene cover back over the assembly and make sure that the pulley passes through the hole and the line is passing through it cleanly. FIG. 6.8 Advanced Options The Quick Release Sheeting Loop has an O-ring to connect a safety leash to for advanced riders using a handle pass leash when not using FIG. 6.9 the bar...

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