These DDOT® "twist-lock" devices offer a quick yet secure way to fasten two pieces of fabric to one another. They are often used on mainsail covers and dodgers. Each set includes an eyelet and a stud along with necessary backing plates. Manufactured in nickel-plated brassespecially suited to the marine environment. Sold Each Complete Unit.
DOT® Common Sense Fastener Cloth-to-Cloth Complete Unit Set Includes:
Clinch Plate (#777020)
2-Prong Stud (#777015)
4 Ways to Install the Common Sense Eyelet:
To install the eyelet portion use a knife to cut small slits in the fabric for the eyelet's teeth and pliers to bend the teeth over the backing plate. Cut the fabric in the center out with scissors or a hot knife.
Use the “Common Sense Eyelet Hole Cutter” to punch holes for the center hole and 4 slits for the legs at the same time.
Use the “Common Sense Deluxe Hand Punch” to punch the hole and 4 slits with an lever action tool.
The “Snapmaster Hand Press” can punch the hole & slits all at once. Then it can press the Common Sense Eyelet into place bending the 4 legs over the back plate.
2 Ways to Install the Common Sense Prong Stud
To install the stud, cut 2 small slits for its teeth and bend the teeth over its backing plate.
Use the “Common Sense Hand Punch” to cut slits for the prong stud and then bend the teeth over its backing plate.