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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #60 on: May 11, 2012, 08:30:24 AM »

Thanks Buzz for taking the time for the review on the thigh pads. Much Appreciated
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #61 on: May 11, 2012, 08:33:47 AM »

Firstly the only thigh pads I have currently are in the photo above, all the others have been sold or passed on.

I have been using the GM original set in the nets so far (but haven't played a game in them yet) they are great.

the upside of the shamrock ones is that they do fit better the downside is that the are marginally thicker... both sets are good.
In comparison to the Hawk ones - the original hawk ones that I had in the very first post were, in my view better than the second Hawk set I got, both in terms of fit and performance. As you can see I have had to adjust the GM ones with extra velcro to help them fit better, but that is not a bit deal. I hold out high hopes for the shamrock ones. These are the large mens option.
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #62 on: May 12, 2012, 07:49:45 AM »

Got my set of shamrocks through today and are as good as any I've used great protection it seems and lovely fit but agree strap could be at an angle but small small thing

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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #63 on: May 12, 2012, 08:35:42 AM »

I've got a pair of these Shamrock thigh guards........probably version 1.0 looking at Buzz's pair which look like v2.0 but they are the best thigh guards I have had and I've been through a few! Nice and big, very comfortable, the fitting is nice and tight, especially on the inner guard which is just how I like it and the protection is perfect. I've been using them a while and have worn quite a few at decent speed on them whilst practicing the 'Cook nudge' off my hip in the nets, luckily I've never felt a thing...

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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #64 on: May 25, 2012, 04:34:06 PM »

Am I alone in not wearing a thigh pad? At my club I think I'm the only guy who doesn't wear one. I honestly don't like wearing them and would rather wear the bruise.
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #65 on: May 25, 2012, 06:08:08 PM »

I am sure you are not alone.

I am just certifiable
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #66 on: November 13, 2012, 03:43:53 PM »

This thread has adept of information about thigh pads, a sneaky bump for all the newcomers who have questions about thigh pad protection. This thread has gone over every aspect of thigh pads, so big thanks to Sir Buzz for providing us with such vital knowledge :)

Just a question where are Ace Feet in motion ones sold, can anyone provide me the link? Many thanks in advance
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #67 on: November 13, 2012, 03:49:01 PM »

welcome back to this old friend!!  I haven't been testing any thigh pads for a while now due to being happy with what I have (who wouldn't be happy with pretty much the only set of custom GM LE's in existence?)
C_D you need to speak to http://www.feetinmotion.co.uk/ for the ace thigh pads, but given all your Remfry, i wouldn't bother!!
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #68 on: November 13, 2012, 03:58:30 PM »

welcome back to this old friend!!  I haven't been testing any thigh pads for a while now due to being happy with what I have (who wouldn't be happy with pretty much the only set of custom GM LE's in existence?)
C_D you need to speak to http://www.feetinmotion.co.uk/ for the ace thigh pads, but given all your Remfry, i wouldn't bother!!


Many thanks for your swift reply Buzz, I appreciate it :)

I was just curious to know more about them as I just read about them in one of thread in 'Items Wanted' section.

I simply love the Remfry's, they are absolutely best ever in my opinion. However, since I have practised indoor couple of times in past few weeks, I used my Aero Strippers as I wanted to preserve my Remfry's although they last for ages but I don't like them as much as Remfry.

Once again thanks!

Indeed, you are only man on this planet with custom made GM thigh guard set, I can safely say this :D
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #69 on: November 13, 2012, 04:00:40 PM »

One thing I would like to add about Remfry's is that the end of the straps is not sewed or 'locked up' so the thread comes off so you have to cut it with use of scissor, if you pull it more of it will come off. So I got the end sewed by my mom, if anyone is interested I could share the pictures with you.
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #70 on: November 13, 2012, 05:55:15 PM »

any pictures of feet in motion pads???
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #71 on: November 13, 2012, 06:02:01 PM »

Matt Prior, centre, is wearing some

3.   Ace/Buchanan thigh pads are at the higher end price wise (85 or 65 + post respectively) I am sure these will be excellent. The Remfry ones are more expensive, but most test players use them for their whole career that suggests that they are value for money. Matt Prior uses the ACE version, not sure what other pro's go for them.

pics here...

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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #72 on: November 13, 2012, 06:06:43 PM »

are there pictures on the website link you provided?
or do you have to contact them directly?
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #73 on: November 13, 2012, 06:10:05 PM »

contact them directly they will then send out a templete which you cut to size mate.

Ah a Yorkshireman

ace Feet in Motion are a poor mans Remfry.

THey are simply too thick and the terry towling is too bulky.

Out of the two i have had in the past if i did not buy remfry i would not buy ace i would buy a top of the range of one of the bigger brands.

Bar the nice white straps i do not seen the advantages of ACE bar the price in relation to Remfry
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Re: Thigh pads - questions and now answers!
« Reply #74 on: November 13, 2012, 06:15:19 PM »

thanks alot mate
Just wanted to know a bit more about them, hear peoples opinions
my Obo strippers are on their last legs
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