4-28-13 Hi guys,
These are all gone now. I do plan to look into getting more made using stainless steel hardware but the price may not be much better. I got a real deal on these assemblies from Cetacea by virtue of inventing and designing the tethers and priced these out at wholesale based on the cost of the titanium clip and split rings. I wanted a bunch of these for my own gear and was able to have a whole bunch made as compensation for my design.
This offering is a first of its kind from me. As some of you know, I have a line of stainless steel clips and some titanium clips and split rings which are available from some of our friendly CPF dealers. Aside from some flashlight waves, I don't sell anything direct to you guys.
A number of years ago, I came up with a design for tubular webbing covered tethers which have urethane coil cores. I also came up some simple tools allowing one to make these assemblies. I passed the idea and design over to my friends at Cetacea. They have had some limited success in distributing these through various dealers.
I have received custom tethers from them through the years for my own use and once I got my hands on the titanium clips and split rings, I had to get some tethers made up with them. I have been using these in the ocean for gear tethers, camera straps and even tethers to my wave skis and surf skis.
I did some trading with Cetacea and now have way more of these tethers than I could ever use or dole out to friends and family.
So I figure I will offer some to you guys should any of you be interested.
I have limited stock in three colors shown above; blue, purple, and red. (Black sold out) These tethers have a titanium 45 mm clip sewn on one end and a removable 32mm titanium split ring on the other end.
The Web Coil Tether is $40 plus postage.
You can also request the 1/4'x20 swivel option for use with cameras or other devices that attach to a 1/4"x20 stud. The swivels are a custom version from Sampo that I had made for me. They are nickle plated brass with stainless steel ball bearings. Below is a quick and lame shot I got of one attached to an Olympus point and shoot hanging around my neck:
The Web Coil tether with Swivel is $45 plus postage. You can easily remove the swivel when you don't need it.
Quite candidly, I think these tethers are one of the best gizmos I ever came up with and I have been using them for years. Titanium is likely overkill and excessive for most applications but they don't need to be rinsed or babied after a hard day at the beach and in the ocean!
These tethers are available on first come first serve basis; as determined by e-mail orders I receive which are clear, concise and include the must have information:
In the subject line of the E-mail please state: Web Coil Tether (color(s) and swivel option if desired)
Your CPF name (if you have one)
Your real name and mailing address
phone number if international shipment
Any exceptions to standard shipping, which is priority mail.
If the shipment is domestic and you want insurance, please so state. (No insurance offered on international shipments)
For my general info on how I process these offerings, please refer to THIS THREAD.
The black versions are now all gone. These are still available as specified in red, blue and purple. Thanks guys!