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Hiking straps

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Hi! Any measure or dinghy-type with equivalent size to get appropriate hiking straps (to hold the feet while leaning out) like the ones in the last photo here in the link? /thanks!
http://www.livetombord.se/artiklar/arti ... at/?page=3

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Re: Hiking straps

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I bought some meters of strap material and brass eyelets in a boat hardware store and made my own according to my taste. It's not that difficult.

Tip: Fold the ends over so the eyelets sit in double strap material.
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Re: Hiking straps

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"I bought some meters of strap material and brass eyelets"
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Thanks!
I sewed my own ones with 88 cm (front) and 47 cm (rear) padded belts (breaking load 225 kg) but i went for stainless pad-eyes and stainless eye-bolts/eye-nuts M6. Brass eyelets might have been interesting, I did not found them.
It is a great pleasure to lean out using the hiking straps!

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