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Nocks and Inserts enable you to rig a spar for tensioning such as a spine, wing tip or batten on a kite, or the end of a pole on a tent. Inserts can be used to reinforce and protect ends of spars from being crushed
  • Avia Sport Rounded Nocks

    Avia Sport Rounded Nocks --

    Avia Sport kite nocks are designed with rounded tips to prevent the kite nock from getting stuck in the ground when the kite lands on the wing tip. Kite nocks are a specific kind of kite connector made to attach the kite sail to the leading edge kite spar. Avia rounded nocks are not as susceptible to warping or breaking like sharp-ended nocks and they’re safer. Avia nocks are a perfect match for Goodwinds carbon fiber tubes. These lightweight kite nocks are available in a variety of sizes.

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  • Arrow Nocks

    Arrow Nocks --

    Arrow Nocks are the old school version of nocks that were used on classic stunt kites such as the Hawaiian 16, North Shore Extreme, California Wasp, Chicago Bee, and many others. Arrow Nocks are glued on to Nock Inserts when utilized for fiberglass tubing. When used with wood dowels, simply taper the end of dowel with pencil sharpener and insert the dowel into the Arrow Nock. Fix in place with electricians tape or glue.

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  • Nock Inserts

    Nock Inserts --

    Nock Inserts are small aluminum fittings that fit inside Fiberglass Tubing, ProSpars, and SkyShark non-tapered spars. The proper size nock fits over the pointed end of the insert and is glued or taped in place. Please see the Arrow Nock page for nock sizing.

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  • FSD End Caps

    FSD End Caps --

    FSD End Caps serve as nocks for micro to medium sized rods and tubes. They are precision molded hard plastic with a unique design that prevents flying line from snagging on them. Made in Europe, FSD End Caps are extremely durable and available in a variety of sizes.

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  • Rounded Nylon Nocks

    Rounded Nylon Nocks --

    Rounded Nylon Nocks are similar to the Avia rounded nock and little bit more economical. Molded out of a durable nylon material, these nocks will not only provide a spot to hook a tensioning line, but are also wide enough to clip onto another fiberglass or carbon rod or tube.

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  • PINS & PINGS Converter Ferrules

    PINS & PINGS Converter Ferrules --

    Converter Ferrules, sometimes called PINS or PINGS (for "Plug-in Skinny" and "Plug-in G-Force"), are ideal for connecting two spars with different diameters together. Their most common use is for connecting wrapped tapered spars to straight pultruded spars. They can also be used as internal or external plugs that protect the end of carbon spars from being crushed. Precision made out of a hard durable nylon, Converter Ferrules are available in 5 sizes.

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  • Apex Nocks

    Apex Nocks --

    Apex Nocks are one piece nocks sized to fit over the outside of most pultruded carbon spars. They are durable, lightweight and easy to use.

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  • Plugs

    Plugs --

    These plugs are used as a local internal reinforcement to prevent a carbon or fiberglass tube from cracking if there is a point-load applied to it.

    These plugs are available in carbon or fiberglass and 5 different sizes.