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Hammerhead sleds

Posted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:25 am
by Nobody
Ok, these hammerhead sleds look pretty sweet!



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Re: Hammerhead sleds

Posted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:39 pm
by Hyde802
They are made here in VT! They rock!

Re: Hammerhead sleds

Posted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:46 pm
by Nobody
Do you have one? They look pretty good to me! I like the idea of swapping out the skiis for compacted snow or deeper snow.

We used to run the old school sleds with the metal runners, and lock several sleds together using our feet. Good times, especially for the person getting whipped around on the end of the chain.

Re: Hammerhead sleds

Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:00 pm
by Nobody
Just discovered Costco offers the hammerhead sleds online

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.as ... =C&topnav=

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Price Reduction:
$70 discount is reflected in the price.
While supplies last.

Hammerhead Sleds was founded in 2002 with the goal of re-creating the excitement evoked by sledding a century ago, when the Flexible Flyer was first marketed. To attract new sledders and re-connect with old ones, the company took the challenge of bringing an ancient technology up to date using new-age materials, manufacturing techniques, and user experiences.

Take the "sport" of sledding from the backyard to the biggest hills with state-of-the art materials, and precision engineering such as patented steering systems, front polycarbonate and rear HDPE skis. They deliver muscular performance and bomb-proof reliability.

Pro XLD Model:
Hammerhead Pro XLD is an all-mountain, light-weight performance sled with extreme sledding performance upgrades. The Pro Series features ultra-responsive suspension, precisions steering and high-end componentry. The aircraft-grade aluminum chassis, technical mesh seat, durable polycarbonate skis and patented leaf-spring steering system make this sled a monster on the hills.

The Pro XLD comes with Pro Carving (wide) rear skis, Ski Clips and Carry Strap, ready to carve.

Specifications:

Suggested age: 12 and up
NOT a toy, please wear a helmet
Materials: Rubber ski boots, soft rubber grips, powder coated 6063 aluminum frame, stainless steel leaf spring steering, HDPE rear skis, polycarbonate front skis
Color: Gunmetal, Burnt Yellow, Black
Patented
Weight limit: 200 lbs.
Dimensions: 51" x 22.5" x 9"
Weight: 10.2 lbs.
Note: It is heavily suggested that all sledders wear a protective helmet.