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T O P I C R E V I E W
Posted - 23/09/2011 : 06:32:22 Hi, I'm 5'11", with mens size batting pads, trouble is I have these long skinny legs, and finding that when I tighten the batting pads up, the straps overhang or when I do them up they end well exceeds past where it should end (god, I hope this makes some sense).. my thighs are kinda like smallish, damn me getting my fathers legs!!! Anyway they do not feel tight, don't know what to do.. Should I simply just bite the bullet and cut them, knowing full well that they will fray over time, whether it be a season or two????
Anyone suggest something ??? Regards Trigger
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The Real Deal
Posted - 18/12/2011 : 09:16:31 I have the same problem Trigger, tried different pads but no good. I learnt this trick when I was young, just lightly burn the tips and quickly mould/press with something while its hot. You can then put the glue to be extra sure. Alternatively you can try putting some shin guards before you put the pads on :-)
Posted - 23/09/2011 : 20:26:10 I haven't had to do this myself as i have not experienced this problem but If you cut the straps, could you then put a coating of superglue/clear adhesive over the end and let it dry thus holding the end of the threads together and preventing fraying? Just a thought that popped into my head, hope it helps