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Slingshot Alien Air

Postby njrider » Sat May 18, 2019 3:40 am

Hi everyone. Great day on the water today (rode about 100ft). Thanks for all your encouragement....

Question - I noticed that my half strap was loose on the board - I think the mounting screws are to short. Any idea what would be the right length for slingshot 1/2 straps to this board? Thanks

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Re: Slingshot Alien Air

Postby adamj2281 » Tue May 21, 2019 6:39 pm

NJ - same board (well it's a Slingshot drawfcraft) but same general setup with a front strap and I have the same issue and basically made the same progress yesterday.

I'm not sure I lost the piece that goes underneath the strap connecting the two screws, and I'm guessing that's the issue. I'm about to just put a full strap on.

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Re: Slingshot Alien Air

Postby grigorib » Tue May 21, 2019 7:46 pm

If I recall correctly those are supposed to be #12 1" screws. On a thick board with strap thick washer I had 1.5" screws but be careful with extra length.

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Re: Slingshot Alien Air

Postby adamj2281 » Wed May 22, 2019 2:02 am

Mine worked today, no issues, M6 x 20 - rubber washers & Loctite.

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Re: Slingshot Alien Air

Postby njrider » Thu May 23, 2019 1:59 am

I went to home depot and made some screws from what I could find in the stainless. They worked well as best as I can tell. The size I settled on was 1/8 by 1.25. The original length was 1" and was to short.


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