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After warning my wife what she may see in the browser history I ordered a pair to try. A little concerning that they have no contact info, but it is PayPal at least.

I hope it works! After setting up my Marge lites tubeless with a Clownshoe rim strip, I'd love a similar method for my Fatboy wheels.
 

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Way to step up, ordering a pair of strippers, dang you gotta be hung for that sort of work.!

Me, I'm getting old, I'd settle for some pics and a little hot talk over tea ;)

After warning my wife what she may see in the browser history I ordered a pair to try. A little concerning that they have no contact info, but it is PayPal at least.

I hope it works! After setting up my Marge lites tubeless with a Clownshoe rim strip, I'd love a similar method for my Fatboy wheels.
 

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I haven't tried them since my ghetto tubeless is holding up well. I honestly would pull the trigger if there was a lot of weight savings though (or if the beads lock when deflated).

Right now my money is going into lights - but thought somebody might have some luck w these hopefully.

Paochow will surely report back!
 

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I haven't tried them since my ghetto tubeless is holding up well. I honestly would pull the trigger if there was a lot of weight savings though (or if the beads lock when deflated).

Right now my money is going into lights - but thought somebody might have some luck w these hopefully.

Paochow will surely report back!
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Sorry I've been busy with work and forgot to post follow up. I ordered a set of the fatty strippers and a set of red bling strips. The owner Jim called me the same day and asked what bike I was putting them on and offered to trim them to fit my Fatboy wheelset. Jim also gave me some pointers on how to best install them as I told him I wished to reuse them for summer/winter tires. Jim recommending a spray Elmers glue to adhere it to the rim and also said to use a small piece of old tube for the valve stem to make sure it had adequate thickness. Jim said if I removed the tire carefully I should be able to do multiple installs. Jim also sent me a comprehensive PDF of the install instructions.

Shipping was quick via priority mail in a clear heat sealed pouch. The strips are similar in construction to an exercise band, thin and flexible. The bling strips are very reflective and adhesive backed. Jim recommended only removing the adhesive on the section that overlapped.

I think I'll be waiting until November to install them though, as I'll be swapping to Snowshoe XL studded tires when snow season hits. I'll follow up with the install report and a ride report once I get the tires on.
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Just ordered a set for my new Mulefut 80's. Hoping to save some time and weight! Hoping they hold up as well as they are slated too!
 

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Sorry I've been busy with work and forgot to post follow up. I ordered a set of the fatty strippers and a set of red bling strips. The owner Jim called me the same day and asked what bike I was putting them on and offered to trim them to fit my Fatboy wheelset. Jim also gave me some pointers on how to best install them as I told him I wished to reuse them for summer/winter tires. Jim recommending a spray Elmers glue to adhere it to the rim and also said to use a small piece of old tube for the valve stem to make sure it had adequate thickness. Jim said if I removed the tire carefully I should be able to do multiple installs. Jim also sent me a comprehensive PDF of the install instructions.

Shipping was quick via priority mail in a clear heat sealed pouch. The strips are similar in construction to an exercise band, thin and flexible. The bling strips are very reflective and adhesive backed. Jim recommended only removing the adhesive on the section that overlapped.

I think I'll be waiting until November to install them though, as I'll be swapping to Snowshoe XL studded tires when snow season hits. I'll follow up with the install report and a ride report once I get the tires on.
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Would this work on On One Fatty 70mm wheelset. Currently have Floaters on, but will be mounting 27tpi studded Dillinger 4's in a few days. My Trance is running tubeless, but it was already setup for me when I got it used, so I just added Stans, but never actually setup any tires tubeless.

If it is too much hassle with the cheap On One wheels, I'll stick to lightweight tubes. How about friend's Felt DD 70 wheels? Better chance there?
 

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FS Installation on RD

Ok, folks, I have a real-world install (pic heavy, sorry). For reference, this is on a set of Holy Rolling Darryls, with Panaracer Fat B Nimble tires. Before I go any further I have to say that Jim at FS is a gem of a guy to work with. Patiently answered all my dumba$$ questions and walked me through what my HRD's would need to get them ship shape. I typically do split tube for my installs, but for those of you with my combo (HRD + FBN), you know that it is a MAJOR PITA, b/c the HRD has deep shoulders and a narrow bead shelf, and the FBN's are more of a 3.5" tire than a 4" tire. The combination does not make for easy mounting. So, I figured I'd give the FattyStrippers a go (plus the look I got from my wife when she saw the invoice was priceless). So, here's how it went:

Started off by wrapping a piece of ribbon in a Gorilla clear repair tape sandwich, then overlapping two more onto each bead shoulder: IMG_1329.jpg
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Snipped a piece of old tube, burned a hole in it, used it to help seat the valve:
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The hole in the strip lets the valve through:
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Once on, it's a seamless airtight strip. Weighs almost nothing. Didn't take time to weigh it, but it's way lighter than a split tube: IMG_1335.jpg

Since I have HRD's, I used foam rod to build up the shoulder area. Flip back one side at a time:
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Hit it with some spray adhesive and stick the rod to the sidewall. Adhesive holds it in place:
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Flip the strip back over: IMG_1341.jpg

Repeat:
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Smear a little of this on the edge so that the tire can snap onto the bead:
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When you mount the tire, you can work it into the little gap between the foam rod and the shoulder bead hook: IMG_1345.jpg
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Hit it with a little air from the compressor and pop, beads went right into place. Not a hint of leakage anywhere. Nothing. Added a few ounces of Orange Seal and gave her the wobble and spin. Easy Peasy. Repeat for back tire.
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I'm sure everyone has their own way of doing stuff, and yes, there are cheaper solutions on the market, but with the trial and error that I have had with Rolling Darryls, nothing has even been in the same stadium of easy as this system. Could have aired them up with a floor pump.
 

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Would this work on On One Fatty 70mm wheelset. Currently have Floaters on, but will be mounting 27tpi studded Dillinger 4's in a few days. My Trance is running tubeless, but it was already setup for me when I got it used, so I just added Stans, but never actually setup any tires tubeless.

If it is too much hassle with the cheap On One wheels, I'll stick to lightweight tubes. How about friend's Felt DD 70 wheels? Better chance there?
Yes, On One 70mm wheelsets have been converted to tubeless by several customers (mainly in Europe). All of them used the foam rods and said the install went really smooth. One of them was even able to mount a Fat-B-Nimble... which are notoriously loose.
 

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Ordered 2 sets today for my bike and my wife's along with foam backers. These will be going on some Framed Wolftrax bikes. I'll try to get some pics.

A coworker used the FattyStrippers on his bike and said it was the best way to do it he has seen. Insisted that I try it and he basically sold me on it. He had to tell his wife what he ordered to stay out of the dog house. Ordered him a back up set too today.
 
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