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Juca
6th September 2011, 11:00 PM
Both holes on my preferred footstrap position have been worn out (screws snapping out and not tightening back in), so my use of the board depends on a fix for this seemingly minor issue...

Using standard Drake footstraps, with the screws (and anti-twist washer) that came with it.

I read elsewhere on the forum that using a bigger screw might be the solution.
If so, can you guys send me a bunch of those?

Thanks very much, all help much appreciated!
Juca (NYC)

Juca
8th September 2011, 04:08 AM
Found on another thread to use 7 mm x 1.00 x 32 mm PT screws to solve this issue.

Can anyone tell me how to get those larger screws (not obvious from the thread)?

Many thanks!
Juca

Roger
8th September 2011, 04:34 AM
Juca,
Send an email to the Starboard Distributor in your country.
If that does not get a result, send an email to Remi Vila or
Tiesda You at Starboard HQ.
These 7mm x 1.00 pitch x 32 mm long Plastics Tech screws are
used on many of the new Starboard footstraps in the last 2 years.
Be sure to lubricate the screws with soap before installing them
and be sure to use a high quality #3 Phillips screwdriver with a
hardened tip (usually the tip is black.
Hope this helps,
Roger