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this may sound like a dumb question, but I have been using the same wakeboard for 15 years (at least).

I just bought a new to me Liquid Force Shane board from a member here (and it does look new, by the way). It included the Shane closed toe bindings (they look like knarly dude snowboard bindings!).

So my daughter and i will probably be swapping my old Hyperlite bindings with these bindings, depending on whose riding. Well this board has some "real" screws on it holding the Shane's in place. Can I use the old style nylon wing nut binding screws on this setup (they are the same thread size, checked that out already). Or do I have to use the screws that came with it, as they look a bit more heavy duty.

Sorry if its a dumb question, there are no shops around here. i think my hyperlite model was the first honeycomb twin tipped model made, way back (the old red and black board).



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I would think that you could use either, as long as they both tighten down enough without bottoming out in the screw holes. Man, 15 yrs? Sheeesh.

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no do not use. even the bolts that come with new LF boots are not strong enough, go to hardware store get you four stainless steel 1/4 inch by 20(course thread) by 1in long bolts also get about 12 little brass washers. the 1 in bolts will be a little long , so use 2 or 3 brass washers on each bolt so they dont bottom out in the holes.

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