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    Girls just wanna have fun! awarrick's Avatar
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    Perhaps a simple question?

    My friend and I were talking last night and the topic of 'finger throttles' came up. We're not experts by any means as far as pwc design but why is it you can't put a throttle on a pwc that is similar to a motorcycle?? I mean, if you fall off, you still have a killswitch and everything. Guess I was just wondering--


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    I think it because you are holding your weight of your upper body with and every wave you hit would make the throttle snap like a bucking bronco. Also twist throttle get stuck easier unless there graphite allot. Just my thoughts. I had one on my banshee and like it only for racing the hill. But for play riding it was a little dangerous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 20 feet Boy View Post
    I think it because you are holding your weight of your upper body with and every wave you hit would make the throttle snap like a bucking bronco. Also twist throttle get stuck easier unless there graphite allot. Just my thoughts. I had one on my banshee and like it only for racing the hill. But for play riding it was a little dangerous.
    I too converted my Banshee to a twist throttle soon after I had bought it because I was used to it on my dirtbike. I regretted it and switched it back because I had a difficult time controlling it in the dunes, especially in sharp turns. But I bet it's mostly as you state, there would be an issue with it sticking, especially in a water environment where the internals could crudded up. Is crudded a word?

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