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Foot straps keep pulling out

Postby knucklehead beginner » Thu Nov 09, 2023 4:45 am

I have a North Sense foilboard. The board has metal inserts and the screws black with coarse threads. I am not jumping with the board, but in 5 sessions the front strap has pulled out 3 times.

Is blue thread lock, my best bet or is there a better solution?

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Re: Foot straps keep pulling out

Postby cglazier » Thu Nov 09, 2023 5:30 am

Blue threadlocker should help. Be sure you have several turns of the screw into the board.. at least four rotations. Otherwise you need longer screws. Often you need to tighten the screws after the first session and then they shouldn't need any more attention.

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Re: Foot straps keep pulling out

Postby Wolf of Ainsdale » Sun Nov 12, 2023 6:09 pm

Make sure the screws are level as they go in. Also you can buy a hook knife with a screw head in it. Awesome bit of kit when screws come loose on a sesh.

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Re: Foot straps keep pulling out

Postby Wolf of Ainsdale » Sun Nov 12, 2023 6:37 pm

...also I've got a north scoop and you get both sets of screws for the sense and the scoop. If it's the same for the sense double check you ve got the right set up.

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Re: Foot straps keep pulling out

Postby Windigo1 » Sun Nov 12, 2023 9:05 pm

That doesn't sound right to me if you have metal inserts you probably need screws with a fine thread most likely M6 stainless screws. Screws with a coarse thread are usually for plastic inserts. Is it possible you got the wrong screws?

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Re: Foot straps keep pulling out

Postby Brent NKB » Mon Nov 13, 2023 3:38 am

knucklehead beginner wrote:
Thu Nov 09, 2023 4:45 am
I have a North Sense foilboard. The board has metal inserts and the screws black with coarse threads. I am not jumping with the board, but in 5 sessions the front strap has pulled out 3 times.

Is blue thread lock, my best bet or is there a better solution?
You need to use M6 x 18mm screws with the Sense board for straps.


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