2002 Minnesota Inventors Congress:
The Cinch Cleat received the following five awards and two certificates at the 2002 Minnesota Inventors
Congress.  Kim and I had a wonderful time displaying at this show in Redwood Falls.  The information
and support that we received at the show was priceless.
2002 Gold Medallion Award
2002 Second Place (Grand Prize)
Robert Star Award
2002 Second Place (Peoples Choice)
2002 Professor Otto Schmitt Award
2002 Carl Oja Memorial Award
2002 Certificate from Deb Hess
Notice:   The cinch cleat and associated methods of knot tying are covered under U.S. Patent 6409230.  Products offered for sale by
CinchCleat LLC are not load rated and must never be used in any application where product use or failure could result in personal injury,
or damage to property.  Never use for overhead lifting, or to support human weight.  Carefully inspect product before use and do not use if
damaged.  Avoid sharp edges, pinch points, and abrasive or hot surfaces.  Activities involving ropes, cords, rubber straps, and tensioned
lines are potentially hazardous. Property could be damaged, people could be hurt, and lives may be at risk.  There are many critical factors
that cannot be controlled by us, including but not limited to: the selection of materials or devices; the age, size, and condition of ropes,
straps, and cleats; and the manner and conditions under which the user has decided to use the products shown within this site.   For
these reasons, we shall not be held responsible for incidents arising from the use of this website or the product offered for sale.  It is the
users responsibility to accept all risks and liability associated with using products offered for sale by CinchCleat LLC.  If you are not willing
or able to accept all risk and be fully responsible for any liability associated with the use of these products, you should not buy or use them.  
Last updated:  10-18-07
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Cinch Cleat Awards
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