The Slingshot Sports Compstick Sentinel Control Bar is designed for riders who like the Compstick’s simplistic and rugged design, but prefer an above-the-bar location of the depower rope. The Sentinel features an above-the-bar trim cleat, a swiveling safety mechanism below the bar and all the other features that have made the Compstick Sentinel the trusted choice for riders around the world, year after year. Slingshot has given the Compstick a fresh new visual presence, and have carried over improvements to the floats, grips, redesigned bar ends and safety leash that were implemented in the previous model.
The Compstick comes in 17, 20 and 23-inch bar options. The 17-inch bar comes stock with 20 meter lines and is recommended only for small kites (usually 4-7meters). The 23-inch bar comes stock with 27 meter lines and is recommended for larger kites (usually 13-17meters). New for 2017, the universal 20-inch bar, which can be used with any kite Slingshot produces, will now come with 20-meter lines installed and 3-meter extensions in the box. This gives riders the ability to choose between two different line lengths. For easier launching, faster turning and more responsive handling, the 20-meter lines are ideal, while the extensions will provide added power, low-end range and higher jumping. You’ll love the Compstick Sentinel if you want ultimate control and confidence, the Compstick’s intuitive and streamlined above-the-bar depower and safety is unrivaled by any other bar on the market.
Above the Bar Moveable Trim Block Placing the trim block above the bar where many riders/prefer, as well as offering adjustability prior to riding
Sentinel 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 molded donkey dik assembly
Spin-To-Win Untwist Mechanism: This rotating component connects directly to the Sentinel safety system and lets riders untwist lines with ease after tricks and kiteloops
Non-Slip EVA Grip: Texturing coupled with an ergonomic design to reduce hand fatigue in all conditions
Redesigned Molded Floats: In addition to keeping the bar floating and protecting the rider from injury, the updated design is slim and sleek
Bungee Line-Keepers: The bungee line-keepers/straps help keep lines tidy and secure when storing and transporting gear
Improved Float Storage: Reengineered to fold easily for storing
Dual Oh-Shit Handles: Signature redundant slingshot safety
Precision Cut 800 LB Flying LInes: 800 lb precision cut flying lines. Slingshot's lines are 60% stronger than the 500 lb flying lines the competition uses
Surefire Clutch: Helps ensure proper safety and function of the center lines at all times
Slingshot Kite Lines: High performance, high quality lines are an underrated piece of equipment in kiteboarding. When it comes to safety and durability, Slingshot does not mess around. That is why Slingshot uses the thickest flying lines in kiteboarding. The industry standard is 500lb test. Slingshot uses special high-tenacity 800lb test flying lines, manufactured in the USA, exclusively for Slingshot. When your life is on the line, don’t settle for less than the best.
17" bar x 20m lines
20" bar x 23m lines
23" bar x 27m lines
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