Thread: Column Paddingl
12/09/2005 12:03pm, #1
Does anyone know a good supplier for padding for columns? Our club has moved to a new space with columns in middle of the training area. So far, web searches have proved fruitless.
The columns are approx 8 inches square in cross-section.
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Last edited by meataxe; 12/09/2005 12:12pm at . Reason: speeling
12/09/2005 1:30pm, #2
12/09/2005 7:05pm, #3
I think those might be too small (6-7 inch maximum size) and designed for round posts instead of square.
However, I did order one of those spotting rigs for me and the missus.
12/10/2005 9:46am, #4
We use regular folding mats for the one real big column in our gym:
And the one on the right is clearly for square columns.
Last edited by WhiteShark; 12/10/2005 9:49am at .
12/22/2005 6:06pm, #5
I found a local foam supplier that will make custom fit 2" thick dense foam padding (88" tall for those fights against Wilt Chamberlain types). All this for about $40 US per column.
Check the local yellow pages under... get this... "foam". Bah, who needs the Interweb.
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12/30/2005 10:20am, #7
Every time I see this thread in "new posts" I think it's someone bitching about the way the CSS is structured around here.
Anyway, I'll ask my instructor to find out where he got his. We've got a column right in the middle of the mats (moving to a new building soon), and the one he's got is specifically designed to cover something like that.