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Post by Wasabi » 11 May 2010 09:51

Removable clipper rail should be removed.
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Post by kam » 11 May 2010 11:12

Wasabi wrote:Removable clipper rail should be removed.
sorry...would you mind elaborating a bit on why it should be removed?

From my understanding, they help prevent the bag from rolling off, which makes stalling easier. I know they don't promote proper form, which is the main issue against them(?)

But the way I see it...I can use them to help learn harder tricks at first, then remove the rails after I got the other components of the trick down. Or I can gradually make the rails smaller before removing completely.

Unless...you're saying I should remove them because they're ugly :cry:

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Post by mc » 11 May 2010 20:58

clipper rail should be removed because it will get in the way and ruin your sets, and it will cause you to have bizarre bad clipper form. You'll be fine without it.
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Post by kam » 25 May 2010 17:23

You guys were right...the clipper rail got in the way (should have tested them before posting). Thanks for the advice.

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Post by M4rQu5 » 06 Jul 2010 07:12

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Post by DimitriFrazao » 08 Jul 2010 22:41

Before and after...
I first changed from $5 granny bag to a real 32 panel facile pallet flyingclipper. I was amazed how much control I had with a good footbag.
Then I upgraded from converses to Lavers... Wow... Didn't know a shoe could make such a difference :)
Even more control and way better stalls.

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Post by mc » 09 Jul 2010 06:04

nice. cut those boxes of stitches holding the sides of the shoe to the top of the toe (4 in total, 2 per shoe). It does not harm the structure of the shoe (if you only cut the thread ;) ) and if you relace the shoes normally, they look just as if you had not made that cut.
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Post by DimitriFrazao » 09 Jul 2010 07:30

I actually did it but the shoe is brand new and is still keeping it's original shape.
Hopefully in a few more sessions it will open up.
It's funny how the laver toe box does really improve stalls... the flat side as well for inside stalls.
My friends were making fun saying that I should stick a pair of salad bowls on my shoes :P

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Post by F[uns]tylin' Eclectic » 09 Jul 2010 08:47

*Note to self: Super glue salad bowls to the insides outsides and toes of my lavers.
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Post by Ramen God » 10 Jul 2010 04:49

DimitriFrazao wrote:Before and after...
I first changed from $5 granny bag to a real 32 panel facile pallet flyingclipper. I was amazed how much control I had with a good footbag.
Then I upgraded from converses to Lavers... Wow... Didn't know a shoe could make such a difference :)
Even more control and way better stalls.

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Yeah, I remember that feeling of "Whoa, these shoes give me so much control!"

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Post by Ramen God » 27 Jul 2010 04:43

Aero, how is the abshire working for you? Still leaking? Seeing on your shoes makes me think not.

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Post by AeR0 » 27 Jul 2010 05:10

I sent it back to Abshire. Got it back today, works like a charm : )

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Post by Magus86 » 03 Aug 2010 05:52

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Post by Magus86 » 03 Aug 2010 05:54

Edit: stupid double post...

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Post by Jordan » 03 Aug 2010 10:22

they look sick! keep those walls on fool

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Post by zachatree » 03 Aug 2010 10:28

these are pretty cool. *thumbs up*

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Post by Magus86 » 03 Aug 2010 10:38

Thanks. I plan on keeping the walls, at least for now. Now if only there was a way to keep them that color... they're starting to get dirty already. :(

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Post by zeroman13 » 06 Aug 2010 13:40

Here are my airbrushed lavers.

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Post by F[uns]tylin' Eclectic » 06 Aug 2010 17:18

Whoa... I really like what I see. I'll have to try air brushing my next pair. Stoopid precise with the paint job too. They look fresh from a store.
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