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Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

Postby pikovsg » Wed May 30, 2018 9:59 pm

Thanks!

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Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

Postby shalhoob » Thu May 31, 2018 3:19 pm

Re: Foot hooks
I put two layers of 4oz. carbon over the top, easy fix, I also made some out of 1/4" x 2" alum. strap,
I bent them to match the NSI hooks, both ways worked perfect, but laying carbon over the top was super
simple and took no time at all, just slip the covers off, carbon up and slip the covers back on, no failures so far...

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Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

Postby lieutenantglorp » Thu May 31, 2018 5:22 pm

Here are my creations:

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Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

Postby revhed » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:41 am

lieutenantglorp wrote:
Thu May 31, 2018 5:22 pm
Here are my creations:

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Quite possibly the best foot hooks in the world today! :thumb:
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Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

Postby pikovsg » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:09 am

marekmk wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:51 am
the new clear NSI foot hooks do not break. made out of clear plastic. please post of you have had one of these break.
Oh, they most certainly break.

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Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

Postby NSIHodRiver » Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:46 pm

Just wanted to chime in on the Hooker debate. We (NSI) switched from ABS to Polycarbonate in January 2018. We found that even after increases in tensile strength the ABS was susceptible to fracture at cold water temperatures. The Polycarbonate not only has double the tensile strength but also has a larger temperature range. None of the Poly Hookers have broken so far that we know about. We encourage anyone to reach out with information about breakage, especially if the Hookers are the newest version. This feedback helps us keep improving.

Is the product something we should offer in a standard and short model? Maybe 2" shorter then the current.

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Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

Postby pikovsg » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:38 pm

NSIHodRiver wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:46 pm
Just wanted to chime in on the Hooker debate. We (NSI) switched from ABS to Polycarbonate in January 2018. We found that even after increases in tensile strength the ABS was susceptible to fracture at cold water temperatures. The Polycarbonate not only has double the tensile strength but also has a larger temperature range. None of the Poly Hookers have broken so far that we know about. We encourage anyone to reach out with information about breakage, especially if the Hookers are the newest version. This feedback helps us keep improving.

Is the product something we should offer in a standard and short model? Maybe 2" shorter then the current.
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Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

Postby jash999 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:24 am

NSIHodRiver wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:46 pm
Just wanted to chime in on the Hooker debate. We (NSI) switched from ABS to Polycarbonate in January 2018. We found that even after increases in tensile strength the ABS was susceptible to fracture at cold water temperatures. The Polycarbonate not only has double the tensile strength but also has a larger temperature range. None of the Poly Hookers have broken so far that we know about. We encourage anyone to reach out with information about breakage, especially if the Hookers are the newest version. This feedback helps us keep improving.

Is the product something we should offer in a standard and short model? Maybe 2" shorter then the current.

The NSI website says:

"Hookers are a combination of thermo formed ABS plastic, non-absorbent, cushy foam padding and a custom soft neoprene cover for a clean, aesthetic finish. Covers are available in many must see colors!"

( https://northshoreinc.com/store/pc/view ... category=0 )

No mention of polycarbonate: please clarify, if in fact the ABS has been replaced. I don't want to spend more $$ to buy gear that is only good for a few sessions then falls apart.

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Ride Engine - Hoof Hooks

Postby Jonpnw » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:01 am

Watch for these from Ride Engine . 1/2" thick with a 1/8" thick metal support plate , foam & neoprene cover. Haven't seen a broken one yet .
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Re: Ride Engine - Hoof Hooks

Postby pikovsg » Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:16 am

Jonpnw wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:01 am
Watch for these from Ride Engine . 1/2" thick with a 1/8" thick metal support plate , foam & neoprene cover. Haven't seen a broken one yet .
Couldn't find those on the website, are they not yet released?


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