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Andres_Santacruz
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Looking to buy strap hardware shipped from/to USA/Canada

Postby Andres_Santacruz » Fri May 06, 2011 12:59 am

Hello,

Don´t know about you but all the new strap/pad systems can be a bit complicated and incompatible between different board brands.

I have been using Mystic Straps on my boards for years, and love them, the best way to fix the screws through the straps is with the little rectangular rounded corner teethed metal plates (not sure the name), that look like these: http://www.nice-kites.com/NICE/T-Rex.html

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These work much better than regular stainless washers in my opinion because they fix the strap, and are rectangular letting the strap bend at the attachment as it should.

Everyone used to stock them but i have not been able to find any today. I have been given the manufacturer contact in Thailand (Nice Bindings/PMT) but i think i would need to ship a bunch for them to be worth it and maybe it is a huge hassle all the way from Thailand.

I´d like to buy around 100 of these, to have sets for 25 pairs of straps.

Please help!

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Re: Looking to buy strap hardware shipped from/to USA/Canada

Postby SweetDoug » Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:33 pm

Try these guys...

Brafasco and Fastenal. They're in Canada and the US.

They sell all sorts of fasteners and such. If they don't have it, they might be able to give you a lead.

I buy my stuff from the "Home Hardware" in Canada. Tee Nuts are super cheap there.

Hope it helps.

SweetDoug

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Re: Looking to buy strap hardware shipped from/to USA/Canada

Postby zfennell » Tue Jul 19, 2011 1:43 pm

http://www.windance.com/anti-twist-wash ... 10977.html

Windance calls them anti-twist washers.
stainless sounds like a good idea.

see if they still got 'em.

-bill

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Local Beach: Laguna de Tecocomulco, Hidalgo, Mexico. Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico.
Boca del Rio, Veracruz, Mexico.
Favorite Beaches: Progreso, Yucatan. El Revolcadero, Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. La Ventana, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Ilho do Guajiru, Ceara, Brazil.
Style: Big Air and waves and freestyle.
Gear: Kites:

8m Ozone Reo V3
10m Ozone C4 2015
14m Ozone Enduro V1
15m Ozone Chrono V2
17m Ozone Zephyr V5

Boards:

ASP Stealth Custom Kiteboard 135cm 2013 Black
Fone HRD Lite Tech 137x42cm 2017
Core Fusion 2 139x43 2017
Axis Ultra 2015 144x45cm
Underground Kipuna 5'8" Surfboard
Fone Mitu 5'4 2017 Surfboard
Alpine Foil Access V1 Foil and board
Brand Affiliation: I sell Ozone, Slingshot, North, Naish, Core, Crazy Fly, Axis, Mystic, Pro-Limit Ion & Dakine.
Location: Mexico City, Mexico.
Contact:

Re: Looking to buy strap hardware shipped from/to USA/Canada

Postby Andres_Santacruz » Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:58 am

Thanks guys!

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Re: Looking to buy strap hardware shipped from/to USA/Canada

Postby flyyboyy » Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:26 am

SweetDoug wrote:Try these guys...

Brafasco and Fastenal. They're in Canada and the US.

They sell all sorts of fasteners and such. If they don't have it, they might be able to give you a lead.

I buy my stuff from the "Home Hardware" in Canada. Tee Nuts are super cheap there.

Hope it helps.

SweetDoug
I just checked Home Hardware and all they had was Steel Tee Nuts. Are you insetting steel Tee Nuts in the board? What about rust?


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