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Old 05-04-2006, 12:14 AM
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Proslide XT Problems !!!

Got a new Proslide XT used it today for the first time and the dame thing broke . The Actuator spring broke in two pieces. Anyone have this problem and what causes this ??? Should I take it back and go with wheels ????
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Old 05-04-2006, 07:59 AM
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I used proslides when they first came out. They stand behind there product. I had a spring break a year past warranty and called them to find out were to get a replacement and they sent me new parts without charging.
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Old 05-04-2006, 08:37 AM
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Old 05-04-2006, 09:03 AM
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Actually, you don't even need the Actuator. It will be easier to use the slide without it.

It CAN be a bit more dangerous tho, the slide will move out from underneath you on wet or downhill surfaces. Be careful if you remove it.

The old Proslides had no actuator.
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Old 05-04-2006, 09:04 AM
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It works better without, because you can do a turn with only one foot on the slide, and the slide moves backwards that way on the turn. Hard to explain, but it's a useful technique for quite a few turns.
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