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Re: Where can I get plugs for the bladders?

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  • wavehog101
    ... try that as a last resort. ... to ... so ... have ... that ... top ... who I ... that.
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 11, 2002
      ---Dixon, Also thanks for the information on the rubber plugs I will
      try that as a last resort.

      In ksurfschool@y..., "dixon76710" <dixon76710@y...> wrote:
      > Since the plugs and stem are one piece I doubt you would be able
      to
      > find the plugs only. The guys over on the yahoo foildesign group
      > (homemade kites) are starting to build their own inflateable tube
      > kites and were unable to locate a supplier of the stems and plugs
      so
      > they are buying cheap, blowup toys and cutting them out to use on
      > their home made tubes. Ive lost two of mine and use earplugs. We
      have
      > a lot of manufacturing companies as clients in my business. One of
      > them gives out to their workers hard rubber earplugs that fit
      > perfect. even has a rubbery type chord between the two earplugs
      that
      > can be used to tie around the strut. MARK
      >
      >
      > --- In ksurfschool@y..., "wavehog101" <wavehog101@c...> wrote:
      > > Hey Everyone,
      > > I'm trying to find where I can get the plugs that insert into
      > > leading edge and the struts. I have a 13m wipika hydro and the
      top
      > > of the plug for the small strut broke off. I email the dealer
      who I
      > > bought it from and he said he hasn't heard of a problem like
      that.
      > > And said he couldn't locate any. I sure that someone has to sell
      > > them. There plastic and are going to brake occasionally. I only
      > need
      > > one but would like to get set of them.
      > > Any help would be GREATLY APPRECIATED!
      > >
      > > Thankyou,
      > > Bob March
    • dixon76710
      Im on naish AR5s. One piece arrangement. Good luck. Id try emailing Manufacturers web site to ask. MARK ... of ... sell
      Message 2 of 5 , Oct 11, 2002
        Im on naish AR5s. One piece arrangement. Good luck. Id try emailing
        Manufacturers web site to ask. MARK

        --- In ksurfschool@y..., "wavehog101" <wavehog101@c...> wrote:
        > ---Hey dixon,
        > The plugs for all wipika, naish, cabrinha and other manufacturers
        > are two piece so you can replace them. Theres the actual valve and
        > then the plug that fits in a loop to keep it from being lost.
        > So, if anyone has any old bladders or where I could get the plugs
        > from I would be very appreciative.
        > Thankyou,
        > Bob
        >
        >
        > In ksurfschool@y..., "dixon76710" <dixon76710@y...> wrote:
        > > Since the plugs and stem are one piece I doubt you would be able
        > to
        > > find the plugs only. The guys over on the yahoo foildesign group
        > > (homemade kites) are starting to build their own inflateable tube
        > > kites and were unable to locate a supplier of the stems and plugs
        > so
        > > they are buying cheap, blowup toys and cutting them out to use on
        > > their home made tubes. Ive lost two of mine and use earplugs. We
        > have
        > > a lot of manufacturing companies as clients in my business. One
        of
        > > them gives out to their workers hard rubber earplugs that fit
        > > perfect. even has a rubbery type chord between the two earplugs
        > that
        > > can be used to tie around the strut. MARK
        > >
        > >
        > > --- In ksurfschool@y..., "wavehog101" <wavehog101@c...> wrote:
        > > > Hey Everyone,
        > > > I'm trying to find where I can get the plugs that insert into
        > > > leading edge and the struts. I have a 13m wipika hydro and the
        > top
        > > > of the plug for the small strut broke off. I email the dealer
        > who I
        > > > bought it from and he said he hasn't heard of a problem like
        > that.
        > > > And said he couldn't locate any. I sure that someone has to
        sell
        > > > them. There plastic and are going to brake occasionally. I only
        > > need
        > > > one but would like to get set of them.
        > > > Any help would be GREATLY APPRECIATED!
        > > >
        > > > Thankyou,
        > > > Bob March
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