Ted's solution to slidelock footbraces popping while rolling

I like the slidelock footbraces better than any other,  they allow easy adjustment while paddling, which is important to me because sometimes I am in my boat for 10 or more hours!   That said,  they have a few problems,  the main one being that the spring that holds down the adjuster to lock it isn't strong enough,  so they can sometimes pop loose while rolling.   I learned to roll before there were foot braces or thigh hooks in kayaks,  but for some people it can be a big problem.   Ted,  a student in my last class had dealt with this issue before and has come up with a simple solution to the problem.   A small piece of foam that is easy enough to make.  Thanks Ted!

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