Posted on July 06, 2013
Today’s riders need to be at the center of control. Building on 4 consecutive World Championships, the new Compstick with Flight Control and our patented Rider Control Center, is the safest, most comprehensive andWe focused on the performance of three individual zones which work together to provide a world class rider-centric control system. This new approach takes into account 3 specific areas: Flight Control - Above the Bar, Compstick - At the Bar, Rider Control Center - Below the Bar. All three critical areas have been optimized to work in balanced harmony. As a complete system, the 2014 Compstick blends the critical elements of safety, kite control, de-power, and convenience into a rider experience that is tested, trusted, simple, smooth, and intuitive.
ALL LEVELS / ALL ABILITIES: Ideal for a rider focused on the highest safety standards, maximum convenience, performance and durability. Looking for uncluttered system , easy set-up and user friendly rigging.
17" x 20m
20" x 23m
23" x 27m
47cm bar throw - the largest bar throw / throttle control in the industry, this provides you the widest range of power control at your finger tips.
Super strong Spectra 800lb center lines and 500lb steering lines are standard. Red pigtails on the left, white on the right.
The industry leading swivel. A beefy, silky smooth swivel helps your center lines untwist after spinning tricks and kite loops. Its offset arms also act as a clutch to prevent the bar from flying too far away when you fire your safety system.
ACTIVE STOPPER BALL
When the wind is steady and you want to cruise, just set the stopper ball to take the bar load. To release, simply slide it up and out of the way.
OH SHIT SAFETY HANDLES
The name says it all. These integrated webbing loops on the end of each leader line give you a redundant backup plan when you need it.
A simple Velcro flap on the top of the Oh Shit Safety Handles gives you a place to lock off your line ends when you finish wrapping up your bar.
Less clutter above the bar provide a full range of vision for all riding conditions.
RUGGED COMPETITION GRADE GRIP
Non-slip grip coupled with and an ergonomic design reduces hand fatigue in all conditions.
ONE PIECE HARDENED CENTER HOLE
Provides a silk-like-feel and eliminates chicken loop line wear.
AUTO INDEXING CHICKEN LOOP
Designed to automatically self-align when unhooked, the Chicken Loop is always ready for action. It comes standard in size “medium” but can be interchanged. The Donkey Dik keeps your Chicken Loop attached to your spreader bar, and is easily removable with a simple Velcro attachment.
BAR FLOATS AND PROTECTED END CAPS
Keeps the bar floating and protects rider from injury.
The foundation of the chassis is forged from polished marine grade stainless steel to be stronger, lighter and more durable.
GUARDIAN RELEASE HANDLE
Manufactured with self-lubricated nylon, molded in backboard and color coded soft handle. This design enhances the riders intuitive use when deploying the Guardian Safety Release System.
GUARDIAN RELEASE HANDLE
Manufactured with self-lubricated nylon, and molded color coded handle. This ergonomic design is intuitive and easy to deploy.
GUARDIAN LEASH LOOP
Stainless steel leash ring attachment point, with rugged color coded Guardian Safety Handle.
Smooth pin/roller release action when the Guardian Safety System is deployed.
MOLDED DONKEY DIK
Enhanced and easily removable for un-hooked riding.
INTEGRATED 360º PULLEY
Seamlessly reduces the amount of force required to trim/depower the kite with a 3-to-1
BELOW THE BAR ACCESS TO DEPOWER LINE
Maintains the 47cm stoke distance (Throttle Control) when trimming the de-power line.
The Industry leader in line rigging cleats, insures quality performance with the added benefit of
reduced line fatigue.
NYLON SAFETY LEASH
Each bar includes a 4’ Safety Leash made of strong tubular nylon webbing to keep you connected to your kite if you ever have to deploy CSS. It comes with built in stainless steel connector hooks and a push away secondary safety release system.
CRUISE CONTROL HANDLE
Manufactured with a soft urethane material. Let’s riders easily hold the trim line used for setting the baseline power in their kite.
NEW GRAPHICS PACKAGE
The Pro black/red layout follows industry standards with red leader lines, red pigtails and red safety loops all on the left. Helping make the rigging fool-proof. The Slingshot logos placed on the bar handle are laid out so when you can read ‘em, you know you are holding the bar correctly - safety first.
LIFETIME RIDER SUPPORT HOTLINE
Connect directly with our knowledgeable in house professional customer service department.
"Finally a smooth, effortless and secure working quick release! Now our students can put it back together easily in the water!"
"Slingshot have made their already excellent system even better by adding in soft and strong rubber around the chicken loop area. The result is that it makes the whole bar much more comfortable to use. We’re stoked on the new comp stick bar – one of the best bars out there just got that much better."