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  1. Emevas is offline
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    12/30/2007 7:01pm

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    Yup, you got it. Mine was a century model though, but similar design. Shoes are a necessity.
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    You're a scrapper, I like that."-Ronin69
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    B-b-b-but...shoe-kicking is for Tae Kwon Do.

    Real martial artists have bare feet, all the time. And a gi.

    OK. Very helpful. Ta.
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    12/30/2007 9:58pm


     Style: Boxing, Solar Ray Attack

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    yeah those little diagonal rods hurt with low kicks. also you have to weight the frame down or the thing will slide all over the place. Also those set ups tend to be rickety and the screws come loose or shear off from torsional strain. We just redrilled some holes though and that solved the problem for the time being.

    imo the best solution was making the hangmans pole or you could make something like a ..here draw you a picture.
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    12/30/2007 11:10pm


     Style: karate,judo,JJ,Aikido,TKD

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    Quote Originally Posted by DAYoung
    What do you mean by 'striking post'? All angles, leg kicks, and so on?

    Yes .
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    Quote Originally Posted by jtkarate
    Yes .
    Oh, OK. Sounds interesting.

    Though I do prefer a swinging bag.

    And no, that isn't a euphemism.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jubei33
    yeah those little diagonal rods hurt with low kicks. also you have to weight the frame down or the thing will slide all over the place. Also those set ups tend to be rickety and the screws come loose or shear off from torsional strain. We just redrilled some holes though and that solved the problem for the time being.

    imo the best solution was making the hangmans pole or you could make something like a ..here draw you a picture.
    Can you post a higher resolution pic of that, Jubei?
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    12/30/2007 11:22pm


     Style: Boxing, Solar Ray Attack

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    sure
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    Posted On:
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    The Browning's a great idea, but too heavy for me. Though I suppose I wouldn't need the tripod...
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    Posted On:
    12/30/2007 11:43pm


     Style: Boxing, Solar Ray Attack

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    What are you going to trust the safety of your family when the zombies come with lower caliber weapons? PSHAA! Is little zombiefied jimmy young going to give you a second thought when you explain to him that the .50 cal was too heavy? I think not.

    In all seriousness, pole idea works and can give you the mobility the store bought frame doesnt allow. I made one of these at my last place and it was worth the extra effort so that i could practice kick combos etc. If you have a lowes or some kind of lumber yard you can also make it for cheaper if you don't include the effort and time (digging a fence post hole takes some time). If you don't like cutting the wood, I suggest using the sandwich idea. It costs more wood, but its also more stable. Oh and if you hang a heavy heavy bag, you'll need that truss.
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    Posted On:
    12/31/2007 6:24am


     Style: chinese boxing

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    You do have to worry about the toes. You can kick it from an angle, but you do have to be mindful.

    DA, I'm Catholic, so I'm going to Purgatory anyway. Unless God is actually Protestant.
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