Please note that on our “rear adjust” style backbands (backbands with the ratchets attached to the back of the backband) the ratchets are riveted in place with stainless steel rivets. These are difficult to remove, and are impossible to replace unless you have a pneumatic rivet gun. Unless you have the equipment on-hand to do this kind of work, you’ll be better off to send your old backband back to us to service. Visit our customer service page to arrange a return.
Stainless Steel Backband Ratchet
Sold individually. This is our custom-made all stainless backband ratchet used for IR backbands on both whitewater and sea kayaks. Generally your straps and ratchets wear at the same rate. We recommend replacing both pieces at the same time for best performance.
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