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Screws stripping out on the Slingshot Hoverglide NF2?

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Screws stripping out on the Slingshot Hoverglide NF2?

Postby beebad » Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:08 pm

A friend of mine cautioned me about the hardware on this foil I just got in the mail!

HAs anyone seen any hardware failures with this foil?


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Re: Screws stripping out on the Slingshot Hoverglide NF2?

Postby ap888 » Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:14 pm

Have a HoverglideNF2 used for 2 seasons and the bolts that connect fuselage to mast are getting loose ish (loosing tolerance) from taking them out every session always made sure not a spec of sand was on bolts or inserts to minimize loosing tolerance... would imagine all foils do this after time ?...but luckily only ride fresh water... so loaded them up with medium strength lock tight so can still come out in future if needed but haven’t came loose since then :D So your good for 2 years anyways :)

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Re: Screws stripping out on the Slingshot Hoverglide NF2?

Postby juandesooka » Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:35 pm

I have just experienced loosening bolts on sup wing. From wipe outs in over large surf....widened the channel the mast slides into. I am told by others too that nonpermanent blue loctite is the answer.

Other side of this equation. ...slime up your bolts with tefgel and periodically re apply so they don't become permanently bonded.

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