Densham's Chutes

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  1. MaineAlkyFan

    MaineAlkyFan Member

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    Any scuttlebutt on why Densham's chutes didn't come out in Pomona? I thought the Leahey was supposed to deploy them. It didn't look like they ever left the bags.

    Chris Saulnier - Team Tigges
    Mechanic Falls, Maine
     
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  2. aj481x

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    Good question, I am sure NHRA is taking a serious look at this. This is exactly what they are trying to prevent.
     
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  3. Cdn526

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    Good question, may or may not ever find out, but I will add that during one of our qualifying runs, the Leahy didn't act on our car (we know, as although we pull the chutes on time, the Leahy also shuts the fuel off, and it did not happen on that one run).
    All other runs it worked fine....
     
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  4. Doug

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    Gary said he put new chute packs on and did not verify the length of the cables. He took the blame for not checking. They were not coming out period.
     
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  5. Donreed

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    Thank god he was only running 1000 ft,or he might not be around to talk about it.
     
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