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post Mar 4 2009, 07:38 PM
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I'm looking to get a Heavy Bag 70lb. and a Double-End Bag for home training. And would like to get some opinions from those who train at home, about the equiptment you use.

Opinions & Recommendations On - Pros & Cons:

- Bag Brand: TKO vs. Everlast vs. Century

- Material: Leather vs. Nevatear vs. Vinyl vs. Canvas

- Filling: Prefilled Material vs Water Filled Bag

- Bag gloves

Total Budget = Under $200 for everything {Heavy Bag & Double bag}

................... Thanks Guys
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post Mar 5 2009, 03:35 AM
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I have NEVER liked hitting a really huge heavy bag.....it's boring as fuck and it just feels like shit on your hands.

The only thing worse to me is any bag with water....that shit feels like your hitting an elephant's ball sack!

I've always liked a much lighter bag......a 25-50lb or so....then you can hit it and with your suspention cord connected you actually get a really nice movement from the bag that can really get you in a nice groove...but it's a lot heavier than a suspention bag...so you can really put a lot into it.

I eat through Leather Everlast....but they are very cheap to replace. But I was getting tired of replacing them so I tried a Canvas TKO bag, and have just ripped it here recently...but I've had it awhile. Nothing good old duct tape won't fix!

But like lightouts said....get you some good gloves and wraps....not those thin BS bag gloves. There is Nothing sweeter than Leather everlast bag gloves (the higher end pair) hitting Everlast leather bags....I love that pop.

BUT...most recently I tried a set of Neoprine gloves, that seem to be holding up pretty well...I think they were Century.

I buy all my crap at Academy, so you can find it all there.

Wraps-$6
Gloves-$20
Bag-$35-50

Try that shit out in the store man....grab one of the sets of gloves....crack it open and smack their displays....that is the best way to feel it out.
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- dbdbdb   Home Training Bag Recommendations   Mar 4 2009, 07:38 PM
- - Spyder   I got an unfilled synthetic leather bag from Title...   Mar 4 2009, 08:26 PM
|- - dbdbdb   QUOTE(Spyder @ Mar 4 2009, 08:26 PM) 4270...   Mar 4 2009, 09:00 PM
- - STEVENSKI   Find a woman (your wife maybe?) around 70lbs ...   Mar 4 2009, 08:34 PM
- - dbdbdb   QUOTE(STEVENSKI @ Mar 4 2009, 08:34 PM) 4...   Mar 4 2009, 08:58 PM
- - Lil-lightsout   I have bought all my stuff from ringside for over ...   Mar 5 2009, 01:03 AM
- - JonnyBlaze   I'd suggest you get a bigger bag than 70 lbs.....   Mar 5 2009, 01:10 AM
- - BGv2.0   I have NEVER liked hitting a really huge heavy bag...   Mar 5 2009, 03:35 AM
|- - Spyder   I second that ringside callout. They have a lot o...   Mar 5 2009, 07:43 AM
|- - BGv2.0   QUOTE(Spyder @ Mar 5 2009, 08:43 AM) 4271...   Mar 5 2009, 01:07 PM
|- - dbdbdb   QUOTE(BGv2.0 @ Mar 5 2009, 01:07 PM) 4271...   Mar 5 2009, 01:47 PM
|- - Spyder   QUOTE(BGv2.0 @ Mar 5 2009, 01:07 PM) 4271...   Mar 5 2009, 02:46 PM
- - dbdbdb   JonnyBlaze, I went to using the lighter sand...   Mar 5 2009, 10:17 AM
- - ROLL DEEP   Shit, I always wear 14-16oz gloves to work pads an...   Mar 7 2009, 12:52 PM
- - snoopnick   Yeah I don't understand why bigger gloves mean...   Mar 8 2009, 07:26 PM
|- - JonnyBlaze   QUOTE(snoopnick @ Mar 8 2009, 08:26 PM) 4...   Mar 9 2009, 01:43 AM
- - ROLL DEEP   I'll stick with the 14 oz gloves. Bull piss...   Mar 9 2009, 10:35 AM
|- - happygocampy   I've had a pre-filled leather Everlast 100lb b...   Mar 9 2009, 02:08 PM
|- - JonnyBlaze   QUOTE(ROLL DEEP @ Mar 9 2009, 11:35 AM) 4...   Mar 9 2009, 02:14 PM
|- - snoopnick   QUOTE(JonnyBlaze @ Mar 9 2009, 08:14 PM) ...   Mar 10 2009, 10:25 AM
|- - ROLL DEEP   QUOTE(snoopnick @ Mar 10 2009, 10:25 AM) ...   Mar 10 2009, 11:53 AM
|- - JonnyBlaze   QUOTE(snoopnick @ Mar 10 2009, 11:25 AM) ...   Mar 10 2009, 01:45 PM
- - dbdbdb   QUOTE(ROLL DEEP @ Mar 9 2009, 11:35 AM) 4...   Mar 9 2009, 10:05 PM
|- - Lil-lightsout   QUOTE(dbdbdb @ Mar 9 2009, 11:05 PM) 4274...   Mar 9 2009, 10:14 PM
- - JonnyBlaze   I suggest ya guys to get the book..It is kinda rar...   Mar 10 2009, 01:46 PM


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