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Old 20 March 2013, 00:22   #1
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kill cords

I think everyone agrees they should be used, but differing opinions about how & where to attach.
around the wrist
around the leg
to clothing
to lj harness
i personally favour attaching to life jacket harness & it allso ensures that is
then 2 jobs you have done.
pb2 instructors usually say around leg but i find this awkward & restrictive.
OK that should be enough to get the ball rolling, what does the forum think ? i am sure opinion will be very mixed
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I find around the leg takes up too much of the kill cord length and so restricts your movement or risks inadvertent engine kill. Around the wrist limits arm movement and gets in the way.

I go for attached to the LJ harness
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Old 20 March 2013, 02:19   #3
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Leg works for me. Never had a problem and keeps it out of the way.
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Leg, wrist or harness risk being snagged and not working - so I was to on my pb2.
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Old 20 March 2013, 03:32   #5
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Leg, wrist or harness risk being snagged and not working
Where should you put it then?
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Tried them all and found leg and s restrictive do harness for me.

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Old 20 March 2013, 04:00   #7
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Tried them all and found leg and s restrictive do harness for me.

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Try again, Billy ... looks like it's cold up there this morning and the fingers are having trouble with the iPhone keys
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I use it round my leg. I've had it slip off my wrist in the past when I hit a large bow wash in a small sib and I was nearly thrown out. I've never tried using my LJ, guess I'll try that next time out.
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Leg works fine for me.
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If you buy one of those Divers leg lanyards and put that on first, the kill cord stays at its full length, giving you all the freedom you need.
You can http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Divers-Qui...item3a79548387get them on ebay
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