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Connections O-Rings

Postby bb615 » Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:21 am

Hello all,
in your opinion are these o-rings good to be used as connections for line and also to lock the front power line attached to the safety line?

https://it.aliexpress.com/item/33040290 ... 2e0eZL0QaU

Thank you all

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Re: Connections O-Rings

Postby kitexpert » Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:26 pm

They look good and knowing how strong stainless steel is they should be strong enough. Biggest size 10,5mm is the correct one I think but it would be best to check what size FS has used.

Splicing a ring in the end of line is quite neat way to make a universal knot/loop connection.

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Re: Connections O-Rings

Postby bb615 » Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:32 pm

kitexpert wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:26 pm
They look good and knowing how strong stainless steel is they should be strong enough. Biggest size 10,5mm is the correct one I think but it would be best to check what size FS has used.

Splicing a ring in the end of line is quite neat way to make a universal knot/loop connection.
Thank you, in real I have to buy them in order to complete my carbon home made bar and I would like to connect the safety line as in the picture and the ring is functional to lock the front line.
For connecting line I agree is the same have a good terminal knot.
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Re: Connections O-Rings

Postby merl » Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:33 pm

Should be fine for that application (looks a bit tight though!) They have a much squarer profile than the flysurfer mini rings (pic below), so I am less sure about using them as line connectors as they *might* cut into the lines
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Re: Connections O-Rings

Postby Tomlutz » Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:32 pm

bb615 wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:32 pm
Thank you, in real I have to buy them in order to complete my carbon home made bar and I would like to connect the safety line as in the picture and the ring is functional to lock the front line.
For connecting line I agree is the same have a good terminal knot.

77397337_10158119692105101_8809407270501744640_o.jpg
for this purpose I using this: (the biggest size, I take two of them to have a bigger diameter and to be sure)

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3260437 ... 4c4dOQJnY8

Advantage: no direct contact with safety line. I used it several times and it works.
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Re: Connections O-Rings

Postby bb615 » Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:17 pm

Tomlutz wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:32 pm
bb615 wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:32 pm
Thank you, in real I have to buy them in order to complete my carbon home made bar and I would like to connect the safety line as in the picture and the ring is functional to lock the front line.
For connecting line I agree is the same have a good terminal knot.

77397337_10158119692105101_8809407270501744640_o.jpg
for this purpose I using this: (the biggest size, I take two of them to have a bigger diameter and to be sure)

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3260437 ... 4c4dOQJnY8

Advantage: no direct contact with safety line. I used it several times and it works.
Can you post a photo of the connector?
Thanks

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Re: Connections O-Rings

Postby downunder » Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:47 am

Why Alibaba?

Any fishing shop has a decent Japanese made SS O-rings for salt water. Heaps of sizes.

On first link it does not say which SS it is....

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Re: Connections O-Rings

Postby Regis-de-giens » Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:19 pm

I looked all around the web to find some rings similar to FS ones ... the closest one are indeed these one on Aliexpress or in-line fishing shops ;

But you can buy some directly to Flysurfer , since they are definitely less agressive with a perfect round section ; not visible on FS site but you can contact them they can sell some , in two sizes ; there is one german web site that also sells FS spares but I cannot recall the name.

Pansh bars also have this little perfect O'ring, so It does not seem to be Flysurfer exclusivity

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Re: Connections O-Rings

Postby Tomlutz » Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:34 pm

bb615 wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:17 pm


Can you post a photo of the connector?
Thanks
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