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  1. Tom Kagan is offline
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vulgar42Ox
    Hahaha of course. Seriously though I've never seen anything like this, the part I hit with the bat doesnt even move the bag, theres no sway at all when i swing at it with a steel bat. Well theres like "sway" but its like inches. Anyone ever get one of those water heavy bags? I want to try one out.

    I've seen it. You either have an old and worn out bag, or the bag got waterlogged at one point.

    Restuff the bag. If that doesn't work, replace it.

    With physics being what it is, unless what you are hitting is as light as a ball, hitting something with a bat generally doesn't move the object very much.


    Water bags suck.
    Calm down, it's only ones and zeros.

    "Your calm and professional manner of response is really draining all the fun out of this. Can you reply more like Dr. Fagbot or something? Call me some names, mention some sand in my vagina or something of the sort. You can't expect me to come up with reasonable arguments man!" -- MaverickZ

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    If it is even relatively new, return that ****. ASAP
  3. CJN87 is offline

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    5/03/2008 5:40am

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    i had the same heavybag with the same problem it never got any better so i cut it open and realized its stuffed partly with bags of sand and they had ruptured and all the sand was settling to the bottom i dont figure theres any way to fix it other than replacment
  4. Scott Larson is online now
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    haha, that's funny. A few of the bags in our school are like that. We're underneath a weightlifting facility so the dropping of the weights vibrates the bags and makes the bags settle even faster. I never thought to restuff the bag. Thanks.
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  5. Snake Plissken is offline
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    Posted On:
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    Try using Mink Oil. It helps leather get soft and supple and prevents hardening from water contact.
  6. emu_forefront is offline

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    5/05/2008 9:18pm

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    I have the same bag as well (100 pound bag by everlast) with the same problem. I don't think replacing the bag itself will work because pretty much all the bags by everlast that I tried had the same problem. You could get it restuffed as suggested; though it didn't work very well for me. if money isn't a problem (or you're able to return it) I would recommend ditching the bag and getting another brand.
  7. theword is offline

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    I have soft, lady like, delicate, big brittle hands and I kept hurting them on my bag at home. I didn't want to restuff it because I liked the weight so I basically got a bunch of big towels from Sears (soft fluffy ones that is), folded them once over on themselves width wise and duct taped them to the bag. Yes, it looked stupid and I had to use a **** ton of duct tape but it was much softer after that.

    It's a cheap alternative to buying a new bag.
  8. Ryno is offline

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    Am I the only one who likes my heavy bags hard as rocks? They make sure you're always making a proper fist. I also like that they give me great tactile information about exactly how my strikes are landing.
  9. Tom Kagan is offline
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by theword
    I didn't want to restuff it because I liked the weight ...
    Restuffing a bag shouldn't change its weight. Doing so should only change the distribution of its contents.
    Calm down, it's only ones and zeros.

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  10. seriousmantid is offline

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    Posted On:
    5/06/2008 2:27pm

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    After you restuff it try taping duct tape around the middle before you even try to hang it. The tape should be really tight to ensure that the sand doesn't resettle to the bottom through the stuffing. Not sure if it will help just picked it up from a boxer and that was how he told me to fix mine.
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