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  1. Aesir is offline

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    Yeah I've been noticing more and more that my heavy bag is getting rock solid on the bottom and losing it's toughness nearest the top. Mine a TKO. It's not so bad nearer the bottom 1/2, for a while i just raised the damn thing higher to get at the more solid part, but its getting far to forgiving if you know what i mean. What's the average lifespan of a heavy bag for non-pro users assuming regular use?
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    i keep tryin to spar, but nothin happens!

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    7/26/2008 2:24pm

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    a very long time, especially if you fix the stuffing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ming Loyalist
    the "N" at the beginning of everlast is both silent and invisible, but it is still there, trust me.
    LOL, so true.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aesir
    Yeah I've been noticing more and more that my heavy bag is getting rock solid on the bottom and losing it's toughness nearest the top. Mine a TKO. It's not so bad nearer the bottom 1/2, for a while i just raised the damn thing higher to get at the more solid part, but its getting far to forgiving if you know what i mean. What's the average lifespan of a heavy bag for non-pro users assuming regular use?
    My brother just brought my old heavy bag (leather Everlast from back in the day before China was discovered) to my friend's dojo because we needed another one. My brother had been using it in his basement (he boxes) for some time. I originally bought it, used, in 1981. It looks beat up but it's still rocking.
  5. Aesir is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vorpal
    My brother just brought my old heavy bag (leather Everlast from back in the day before China was discovered) to my friend's dojo because we needed another one. My brother had been using it in his basement (he boxes) for some time. I originally bought it, used, in 1981. It looks beat up but it's still rocking.

    Maybe that's the problem, they just dont build stuff like they used to. Heck I'd imagine back when stuff was still made in the US and before the $ became as inflated as it is now, that training equipment was built stronger because it needed to last a long time. Nowadays it appears the trend is cheap but shoddy, easy to replace.
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