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Forum: Swivels 06-05-2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Speedbag
plastic swivel

I have had several two piece ball hooks with a plastic base attachment to the board, and a metal attachment (lower part) to the bag, with a metal ballhook inside. The problem you site would be the...
Forum: Swivels 06-04-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,596
Posted By Speedbag
Shoulder replacement

Sure. I was a gym rat for years, with lots of upperbody work, presses and racquetball. I have have had several surgeries on both shoulders (and knees, elbow etc.). The most recent was left shoulder...
Forum: Swivels 06-04-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,596
Posted By Speedbag
speed bag swivel

I can't really answer that for I haven't used the one piece plastic swivel. Some here on the forum say it has good action, after welding/supergluing it the hook shank into the plastic ball.
Forum: Swivels 05-28-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,596
Posted By Speedbag
Ball hook swivel

Actually, Tim that's a great point. I always lube my swivel ball and housing similiarly with light machine oil. It kills the annoying "squeek" that can occur with metal rubbing. The oil could trap...
Forum: Swivels 05-28-2006, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,596
Posted By Speedbag
Speed bag and John Baca

I have never used any goggles like you describe, but those or glasses would work to protect the eyes. IF you wear glasses, be aware that the thumb on downward elbow stikes could clip the frames and...
Forum: Swivels 05-27-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,596
Posted By Speedbag
speed bag swivel

To be perfectly honest, I have not personally hit one. I have heard from some people they are really nice (once you get the S-shaft glued into the ball...), and I have heard from others that don't...
Forum: Swivels 05-27-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,596
Posted By Speedbag
Speed bag swivel modification

OK. To review, I do Two things, both to secure the Speed Bag to the U-bar.

(1) First, with bag centered on the bar, I pull down on the bag to pull the attachment strap tight, and put a thin (1/2)...
Forum: Swivels 05-27-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,596
Posted By Speedbag
Metal hook problems

HI Kevin,

Your story is very interesting, and actually confirms (for me anyway) what I was told by several of my speed bag supplier contacts when I asked why Everlast abandoned the two piece...
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