Slingshot Rev 2 (2009) Water
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One Pump is the leading inflation system available in the market
today. Slingshot's integrated single-point valve inflation system
allows you to inflate your entire kite in 1 step, using 1 valve,
with no pinching of the valves. One Pump comes standard on all
2005 Slingshot inflatable kites.
Power Steering Dug-Out:
Reduces bar pressure and makes steering effortless
Piece Segemented Leading Edge:
Increased “hoop” strength offering the rider more
stability in flight.
Unmatched durability on the most high-impact area
of the kite.
Prevents wear from the leading edge seam to the canopy material.
Type Tail Pipers:
Easier bladder removal and installation.
2009 Direct Drive 4-Line Safety Bar:
100% de-power without letting go of the bar.
Active Stopper Ball:
On-the-fly adjustment and customization of chicken loop throw
while reducing/eliminating the constant bar pressure
associated with sheeting in.
Lock-N-Load Chicken Loop:
Safe and immediate 'no load' release in any situation.
Prevents kite from jelly-fishing.
Easier bladder removal and installation.
Cloth Rip-Stop LE:
Reduces repair costs. Mark cloth prevents tears from travelling
to the leading edge.
Rev 2 (09) Kite Backpack:
The most technically advanced kite bag on the market.
The NEW Slingshot REV 2 (2009) is the answer
for every kiter looking for the performance requirements
"C" shape kite but more of the depower and range
of a dedicated bow kite.
The Slingshot REV 2 (09) is a 4 line hybrid
kite that has a unique compact bridle and comes complete
NEW Directdrive 2009 control bar.
The NEW 2009 Directdrive control bar eliminates
the use of pulleys on the bar and features the NEW patent
pending Center Safety System (CSS) which has a new 2009 soft
grip and slightly larger diameter to stop forearm fatigue
and brings 100% depower safety and convenience below
Slingshot is the
to offer complete safety in a 4 line package for added benefit.
So whether you are smacking waves all day
long in the surf or a flat water freerider looking for
feel with depower, look no further than the Slingshot REV
New Features on the Slingshot Rev 09 include:
Surf Proof Seams:
Surf Proof seams
makes the kite stronger and more durable. When the kite
is dropped in the
surf or the shore dump it will withstand the punishment.
The seams really tighten up the canopy, which lead to
better flying characteristic's, holds its shape better
in high gusty winds, and prevents blowouts when dropped
Bar Pressure Adjustment
You can adjust
the rear line pigtails (3 options) so that you can ADD
If you’re coming from a C-shape kite you will know
all about bar pressure and how important it is to be able
to feel where the kite is in the sky without having to look
at it all the time. The bar pressure adjustment tabs will
also help beginners as they will be able to feel where the
kite is when in the air. Unlike some brands where the bar
is super light and you have to keep an eye on the kite at
2009 Direct Drive
4-Line Safety Control Bar:
Slingshot Rev 09 has a new bar, with a softer grip and
of the hole has
been increased. This will reduce chicken rope wear considerably.
The softer grip will stop forearm fatigue caused by long
sessions on the water giving you
a better grip for when you are carrying out unhooked tricks.
Increased overall range: great low end
in light winds yet super stable in high winds
Easiest relaunch: suitable even for the
Slingshot patented Onepump: the industry's
original, proven and patented single point inflation system
NEW patent pending Center Safety System:
100% depower safety and convenience below the bar
Customisable bar pressure
Dedicated bow depower / "C" kite
performance and feel
NEW 2009 Directdrive control bar: direct
feel, speed and responsiveness
Compact bridle: in flight stability and
eliminates risk of tangle
Ride unhooked with full depower: most useful
for wave riding
Fuel-like pull and grunt
Surf-tough seams reducing overall wear
Mark cloth scuff guards
Massive boost: jump higher and float longer
than ever before
Slingshot Legendary Construction: bomber
4 Line simplicity
Slingshot REV 2 (2009) Kite
4 Line 2009 Direct Drive Control Bar (Active
Stopper Ball Equipped)
23 meter firewire 800lb line set
Newly redesigned kite backpack
Jenna J double pump
Bladder repair kit
Product registration card
to unsurpassed customer service
Slingshot REV 2009
Direct Drive 4-Line Safety Depower Control Bar:
The NEW Directdrive 4 Line safety bar is designed
for freeride kiteboarders looking for a safe, simple and comfortable
Designed for the Crossover rider who looks
for versatility, uncompromising safety, performance and
convenience in a 4 line configuration.
The Slingshot Directdrive 2009 Control Bar
comes stocked with Slingshot award winning technology innovations
as Centre Safety System
and Active Stopper Ball making it ideal for riders who
want safety and convenience. The clean and uncluttered 4-line
configuration of the Directdrive bar also allows for easy
and speedy set up.
Characteristics such as reduced bar pressure and predictable
turning make this the ideal bar for flat style kites.
Direct Drive Safety Bar package comes complete with:
• NEW De-power cleat – TRIM cleat is located below
the bar close to the rider for easy adjustment
• Integrated depower and safety system
• Carbon Control Bar
• Power Steering Dug Out
• Quick Release Surefire Bungee
• 23m 800lb Firewire Lines
• Spectra Sure Grip Leader Lines
• Lock-n-Load Chicken Loop
• Internal sealed ball bearing swivel
• Adjustable chicken loop length
• Adjustable Stopper Ball
• Flex Bar Ends
• Bar Floats
• Removable Chicken Bone
• Slingshot’s commitment to unsurpassed customer
FEATURES AND BENEFITS - 2009
Slingshot Direct Drive Safety Bar
• NEW Power Steering Dug Out – reduces bar pressure
and makes steering effortless.
• NEW Quick Release Surefire Bungee - attaches to your
• NEW Lock-n-Load Chicken Loop - safe and immediate
‘no load’ release in any situation.
• Internal sealed ball-bearing swivel - reduce flying
• New customizable chicken loop - lets riders determine
their own chicken loop length.
• Adjustable Stopper Ball – on-the-fly adjustment
for customization of chicken loop throw.
• Adjustable Depower - traditional depower off the front
• Redundant chicken loop lines - provides two options
in depowering the kite for absolute safety.
• Fewer lines to negotiate.
• 100% de-power and safety and
convenience below the bar.
• On the fly adjustment of the chicken loop throw.
• Stronger, durable and more responsive.
• 2 emergency handles for instant depower
• Easy and comfortable handling.
• Line winders and hand protectors.
• Bomber proof quality.
The Slingshot 2009 Directdrive bar, meets the needs of
the Crossover rider who values uncompromising safety,
in a tailored 4 line configuration.