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Old 04-06-2005   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Big Kahuna
I don't know the weight limit but the cost is $200 pp for tandem through Skydive Playa and be sure to book your jump through this site so you can get your free Skydive t-shirt and certificate. If you were to call directly you would be given the exact same price and you don't get the T-shirt free.
You must purchase the Playa Deal Card to take advantage of this offer. Click on the directory tab at the top of the page.
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I think we should call a shoot a chute
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Old 04-06-2005   #18 (permalink)
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Weight Limit

I believe the weight limit is around 500lb total for both jumpers and all the necessary equipment. They told me I was just at the limit at 6'3" and 215lbs. I think the practical limit is how much weight the instructor can handle because he has to hold the student up in crouched/kneeling position just prior to jumping.
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Originally Posted by PhilaRN
....How fast would I hit the ground if the shoot did'nt open . You guessed it about 568 miles/hour....
It doesn't matter how fast you are going, it's the sudden stop that gets ya!
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