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Forum: Speed bag discussion 04-13-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Dutchman
Looks like they added a hook to a roller chain...

Looks like they added a hook to a roller chain swivel, and yes that is one stage too many. Couldn't tell off hand what make the swivel is but if it's an Everlast, you can unscrew the swivel from the...
Forum: Off Topic 04-12-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Dutchman
I lurked for a while, before I made my first...

I lurked for a while, before I made my first post. Some people may be hanging back just checking out what goes on here. They are more than welcome to just say "hi", and sit back and soak it in before...
Forum: Off Topic 04-08-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Dutchman
I hear you,the site that I helped admin went...

I hear you,the site that I helped admin went through one so severe that it essentially killed the forum and photo section of it in short order. The sites owner gave up on it, although myself and...
Forum: Off Topic 04-04-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Dutchman
Yeah, that's about what I do now, sometimes a...

Yeah, that's about what I do now, sometimes a little more, sometimes less.
Forum: Speed bag discussion 04-03-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By Dutchman
Well there is a couple of things that you can do....

Well there is a couple of things that you can do. One is to put them back on the market. There is a demand for them, as you have found out. The other is you could try putting a thin felt pad in them...
Forum: Hitting to music 04-02-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Dutchman
Really nice Joe!

Really nice Joe!
Forum: Speed bag discussion 04-02-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Dutchman
I'd say it's time to donate a new swivel to the...

I'd say it's time to donate a new swivel to the cause.That one has seen better days.
Forum: Speed bag discussion 03-27-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Dutchman
Took a closer look, (enlarged it a might) and...

Took a closer look, (enlarged it a might) and you're absolutely right.
Forum: Speed bag discussion 03-26-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Dutchman
What you have there is a Spalding professional...

What you have there is a Spalding professional platform. These were similar to the Narrengansett Machine Co. platforms, which were later made by Everlast. Yes, they are comparatively rare, I've only...
Forum: Play it again 03-25-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Dutchman
Going going gone......

Going going gone......
Forum: Pictures and Videos 03-25-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Dutchman
Ball & hook swivels are not "speed" swivels. They...

Ball & hook swivels are not "speed" swivels. They are better suited for "bible style" hitting,being able to hit all the way around without having the bag "helicopter" on you. If you want just hit...
Forum: Off Topic 03-25-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Dutchman
Yes, yes he is :D<)BL

Yes, yes he is :D<)BL
Forum: Play it again 03-21-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Dutchman
A $105? They're dreaming. While it appears to be...

A $105? They're dreaming. While it appears to be in decent shape, it's not worth that. There were an awful lot of these made, $50 would be a top end reasonable price for it. It needs a new bladder...
Forum: Play it again 03-21-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Dutchman
It has the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics logo...

It has the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics logo on it, so it's no older than 30 years. Everlast got the endorsement for the Atlanta Games, which was in 1996, at which time they switched to that...
Forum: Play it again 03-21-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Dutchman
That's normal for an old school ball & hook...

That's normal for an old school ball & hook swivel. They're not exactly designed for quiet operation.
Forum: Pictures and Videos 03-19-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Dutchman
Dempsey was more of a brawler than a boxer. A...

Dempsey was more of a brawler than a boxer. A modern day comparison would be Mike Tyson. He relied upon brute strength to subdue his opponents in a short period of time. Striking bag training wasn't...
Forum: Pictures and Videos 03-19-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Dutchman
Dempsey was famous/notorious for going through...

Dempsey was famous/notorious for going through multiple bags during a workout. His trainers had a man that did nothing but replace bladders on the bags he popped during the day .
Forum: Events, Conventions, and Meetings 03-15-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By Dutchman
Really wish I could have gone, but the last...

Really wish I could have gone, but the last decade has been a bit rough. Things are better, but still have a ways to go yet. If my body holds out I'll retire in a little more than two years
Forum: Speed bag discussion 03-15-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,420
Posted By Dutchman
http://www.speedbagforum.com/forums/showthread.php...

http://www.speedbagforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7386
Forum: Play it again 03-12-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Dutchman
Hmm, short loop, that's a leather color that I...

Hmm, short loop, that's a leather color that I haven't seen too often a WAG is late 1940's early 1950's
Forum: Events, Conventions, and Meetings 03-12-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Dutchman
Alan is actually in Texas, he was in Reno for an...

Alan is actually in Texas, he was in Reno for an event. I don't know how many of us in CA as still on here, other than Vent and my self. We used to have quite a few, but they all seemed to have gone...
Forum: Speed bag discussion 03-12-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Dutchman
The 8 x 5 kangaroo is made with kangaroo leather,...

The 8 x 5 kangaroo is made with kangaroo leather, which is lightweight and very strong. They do offer this one https://www.everlast.com/mx-speed-bag
which is a different shape than the roo one.
Forum: Off Topic 03-12-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By Dutchman
There is a minimum number of posts you must make...

There is a minimum number of posts you must make before you can do that. I think that is posted up on the forum sticky.
Forum: Speed bag discussion 03-11-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,141
Posted By Dutchman
Ahyup, that's one of the 'roo bags. It's the only...

Ahyup, that's one of the 'roo bags. It's the only one of the "small" bags that I regularly use
Forum: Speed bag discussion 03-09-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,141
Posted By Dutchman
Yes they were. I have a 6x9 and the rare "jumbo"...

Yes they were. I have a 6x9 and the rare "jumbo" bag.
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