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Old 10-08-05, 01:24 AM
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Straight Cables

Hey guys. I was just wondering what the use of straight cables are for. Mine are set up gyro right now, but I'm not sure if I might want to switch to just a straight cable...

Oh, and you can barspin with a straight cable right? Thanks.
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Old 10-08-05, 01:26 AM
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Yes, you can barspin with a straight cable. My Odyssey Linear isn't all that long, and I can spin the bars around twice without it binding.
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You cannot, however, do pinky squeaks with straight cables.
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Old 10-08-05, 09:04 AM
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whats a pinky squeak?
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if your wondering which is better just buy a straight cable and if you dont like it put back on your gyro
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straight cables are used so you dont have to have a gyro. If you arent doing multiple barspins, which i dont think you are, go with the straight cable. Can you really do for real barspins, not like standing on your pegs business? But if your gyro is working, theres no need to change it. If it breaks, go with the straight cable.. I used to think gyros were really cool until i realized i didnt need one and i never did and never will look back. But if you need it, keep it.
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Old 10-08-05, 11:33 AM
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my friend uses a straight cable, but he barspins both ways
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Ohh alright thanks guys.
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Old 10-08-05, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by queensrider86
my friend uses a straight cable, but he barspins both ways
Your friend goes both ways? No surprise there.
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Old 10-08-05, 07:42 PM
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Heh. I only can do it one way so far...opposite barspin is always hard for me..
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Originally Posted by poonster18
Heh. I only can do it one way so far...opposite barspin is always hard for me..

i do them both ways, but i can only do an opposite out of a grind or off a bank. i feel too weird bunnyhopping to do them
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Old 10-10-05, 01:10 AM
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Hmm basically the rotor is taken off when people run straight cables...right?

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