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Bonaireboy

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I’m a little worried about the plastic fin strap retaining pin design. I figure there is a chance it can break, I will break it removing it, or in the event I lose it on the boat changing a strap out I’d be hosed. I’m considering my options since SP told me they don’t sell the pins separately, and if I buy a replacement strap for the save a dive kit it won’t come with pins either.

Option 1: make a stainless d-ring and replace the bungee with any type of bungee cord for about $2.

Option 2: I’m wondering if simply running some cave line through the pin hole would suffice for a few dives in a pinch.

option 3: find a screw and nut that would fit, and keep that in the kit.

If you’ve ever had an issue like this, or have modified your fins let’s see it.
 

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Option 1a, 2a & 3a, carry an attachment screw/ cave line! d ring and a few feet of bungee in the unlikely event of an attachment failure.
 
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Option 1a, 2a & 3a, carry an attachment screw/ cave line! d ring and a few feet of bungee in the unlikely event of an attachment failure.
Do you pack that on you during the dive or just your save a dive kit?
 

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Do you pack that on you during the dive or just your save a dive kit?
If I were concerned about failure I may put some small bungee in a pocket for an underwater repair but I have bungee on my flashlight that could be used if needed in an emergency.
 
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If I were concerned about failure I may put some small bungee in a pocket for an underwater repair but I have bungee on my flashlight that could be used if needed in an emergency.
Yeah, I need to get a small zippered pouch.
 

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The replacement bungee straps I just bought had the pins.
 
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The replacement bungee straps I just bought had the pins.
That’s weird the SP guy told me it didn’t. Good to know cause I figure their a wear item too. I would have paid $10 for metal pins or screws to begin with.
 

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You can use stainless cap screws. Metric. M4-.70x40mm work perfectly with nylon lock nuts. Can’t get photos for a few days. All our gear is packed up for the drive to Key Largo.
 
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You can use stainless cap screws. Metric. M4-.70x40mm work perfectly with nylon lock nuts. Can’t get photos for a few days. All our gear is packed up for the drive to Key Largo.
PERFECT!!! Thanks for the help.
 

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Are the SP Go and Go Sport the same bungee straps?
 

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