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Karma: setting up the harness

Updated the Monday 16 November 2009

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How to set up your Karma:

  Comfort setting

  • Open all the trim straps, lumber, back angle, shoulders, waist strap and foot stirrup (optionnal).
  • On a harness rig sit in your harness
  • Adjust all the tension of the lombar and back angle triming, until you feel ok.
  • Close the waist strap and upper horizontal shoulder strap.
  • Adjust the shoulder straps so there is just a little tension on your shoulders, but no tighter.
  • In case you got the option, set up the foot stirrup length so you have comfortable leg tension/support.

  Stability triming

To set the weight shift stability of your Karma, there’s no need to play with your waist strap. The distant between the riser hang points should be set to your glider specification and should not be over tightened increasing the risk of twisted risers in the case of a spin!
The adjustable diagonal leg straps work in the opposite way to the traditional ABS system and can be freed off for more instability/weight shift and tightened for stability.
This adjustment is made easily in flight.

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