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Old 04-04-2022, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by astronwolf
Floating head pistons have been banned from international competition. It's fixed pistons only. I think you can still use the floating head variant in US competition, but I haven't checked lately.

wolf, your correct on both counts. I'm not 100% sure but I think they were banned for safety reasons and perhaps they might have just been a little better than the USA's competitors.

the safety reason being, that the piston tube which might be made out of fiberglass, kevalr or carbon fiber that's 2-3 ft onlg might bounch off somebodies head.
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