Make heelstraps/leash

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Post by Ben » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:36 am

heelstrap yeah but it seems a bit over doing it and for a leash just seem silly. it probably wouldnt soften the tug that much anyway.

this might interest you....http://www.surfingdirt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=322
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Post by MarcATB » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:41 am

just use bindings from snowboard... that ladder strap that goes over toes
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Post by Erich » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:46 am

If you want a leash go to the pet store. It would be much easier to just buy a cheap small dog collar and dog leash. If you want MBS heelstraps altitude sickness has them.
http://altitudesicknessboardshop.com/collections/frontpage/products/mbs-fx-pro-heel-straps

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Post by mbsrider » Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:17 am

Haha I meant a board leash. So if I bomb this huge hill in town and I have to bail because a car comes, my board doesn't get ran over!

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Post by mbsrider » Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:20 am

Thanks for the link man! But will they fit f4 pro bindings? They say they fit F2 and F3 bindings.

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Post by Ben » Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:28 am

thats only cause F4s didnt exist then lol and yeah it will...they all just attach to the L bracket which connects between the deck and the binding itself
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Post by Erich » Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:40 am

I see little difference between a short dog leash and the two leashes mbs is selling. The fx heelstraps will work with f4's. you could also get the Trampa straps for $52 including shipping. they are more adjustable. I belive most people would recommend the trampa over the MBS. I have them and like them a lot.

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Post by mbsrider » Sun Dec 02, 2012 1:24 pm

Thanks! And if it fits the f4s then it will fit the f4 pros right? And I looked at trampa and it would total $65 so I'm going with the $30 mbs heelstraps.

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Post by mbsrider » Sun Dec 02, 2012 1:25 pm

Thanks Erich and Ben for the help!

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Post by Ben » Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:15 pm

pleasure.
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Post by mbsrider » Sun Dec 02, 2012 6:08 pm

Will the Velcro fx heel straps fit the f4 pro? And do they have bolts,nuts, washers, or hardware? A website says its an easy off easy on loop system thingy.

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Post by Mr_Wobble » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:04 am

I've made my own leash before.
I made it out of an old telephone handset cable (the coiling one from the phone to handset).
Cut off the connectors, tied loops, then used a couple of layers of heatshrink tubing to hold it all in place. The loops were made big enough for one end to go on the velcro binding, and the other big enough to go on my knee pad strap. Worked a treat.
I've now got a proper leash, but that home made one did the job nicely to begin with. My only concern was if the board went flying and twisted my knee pad around, making it ineffective. But as I was learning on gentle slopes I wasn't going fast.

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Post by leapb4ulook » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:48 am

You should have so left the phone handset on. It would have looked so cool. You could fix a red batphone to the middle of your deck.
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Post by Brennig » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:00 am

leapb4ulook wrote:You should have so left the phone handset on. It would have looked so cool. You could fix a red batphone to the middle of your deck.


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Post by Mr_Wobble » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:20 pm

leapb4ulook wrote:You should have so left the phone handset on. It would have looked so cool. You could fix a red batphone to the middle of your deck.


Hmmm, **strokes chin** I think I see an idea for a custom themed deck. To the Batboard Robin! We have but a moment to loose!

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