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Old 01-25-2011, 10:38 PM   #1
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I bought a pair of yellow Super-mags stilts and it came w/ no paper directions. What adjustments can you do or make on a pair of stilts that seems to agressivey want to lean more forward on the heal pad. Is there any foot adjustments at the screws near the springs, to help reduce the tension of the action to the stilts? Thanks for all responses.

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turn the bolts on the springs,best if there's two guys doing it,one on the stilts,one doing the adjusting,you will get the hang in which way to turn them.
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My S2 Sur-Mags w/ Snowboard bindings.

pimp'n my own design.
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whens the last time you seen a pair of these ?
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whens the last time you seen a pair of these ?
Is that a pair of old wallboard stilts???
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Is that a pair of old wallboard stilts???
yeah. my uncle gave them to me ,when i was kid. kept them, never used em. weigh a ton. early 70s?
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yeah. my uncle gave them to me ,when i was kid. kept them, never used em. weigh a ton. early 70s?
Yeah, Goldblait made a set that were super light. BUt all the tubing was round tube, like the leg tubes on dura-stilts. They were easy to walk on, but they broke up fast. Wallboard came out with theirs to compete, they used the channel that they used on wallboard benches, tough but heavier than 2bucks date on $2 draft night. Yes, very early 70's.
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I bought a pair of yellow Super-mags stilts and it came w/ no paper directions. What adjustments can you do or make on a pair of stilts that seems to agressivey want to lean more forward on the heal pad. Is there any foot adjustments at the screws near the springs, to help reduce the tension of the action to the stilts? Thanks for all responses.
Seriously, there is a spring half way down the legs. THat is the heel-toe adjustment. lossen the top spring, and tighten the bottom, or vice-versa, that will lean you forward or lean you backwards. Like 2buck mentioned, its easier if you have someone to help you do that (turn the springs) while you walk around.
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Yeah, Goldblait made a set that were super light. BUt all the tubing was round tube, like the leg tubes on dura-stilts. They were easy to walk on, but they broke up fast. Wallboard came out with theirs to compete, they used the channel that they used on wallboard benches, tough but heavier than 2bucks date on $2 draft night. Yes, very early 70's.
their tons of fun
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their tons of fun
the one on the far left. thats my girl!
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the one on the far left. thats my girl!
Yeah, a cop pulled 2buck over the other night and asked him "Sir, have you been drinking",,, 2bucks reply was "Why, is there a fat girl in the back seat???"
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Yeah, a cop pulled 2buck over the other night and asked him "Sir, have you been drinking",,, 2bucks reply was "Why, is there a fat girl in the back seat???"
I got to tell the kid that works with me that joke ,he's 160 pds soak and wet but he likes to pick up the fatties ,when he shoots and scores on the weekends .Ill ask how fat was this one .and he goes on to explain how big they were like it's no big deal .
Can't get it through his head you F**k the hotties and marry the fatties ,or that the hotties become fatties when you marry them .Get the prime rib well your single ,,jeez
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their tons of fun
Not only that but as my grandpa would say they keep u warm in the winter and cool in the summer ( providing shade).
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Its groundhawg day, and since 2buck didn't have a date,, he saw his shadow,,,,,, YIPPIE
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Its groundhawg day, and since 2buck didn't have a date,, he saw his shadow,,,,,, YIPPIE
beaver seasons comes six weeks earlier this season,,,,,yippie
look at this fat one
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beaver seasons comes six weeks earlier this season,,,,,yippie
look at this fat one
That ain't no beaver 2buck,,,, You ever trap beaver???
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That ain't no beaver 2buck,,,, You ever trap beaver???
in my bedroom,,,,what type of beaver you talking about
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That ain't no beaver 2buck,,,, You ever trap beaver???
one fat asK prairie dog?
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in my bedroom,,,,what type of beaver you talking about
Talking bout beavers,,, since you post so many beaver pics in your avitar, I thought maybe you were an old trapper too.
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Talking bout beavers,,, since you post so many beaver pics in your avitar, I thought maybe you were an old trapper too.
you watched too much rocky and bullwinkle when you were younger capt,your stereo typing .
the term beaver is for a certain part of a female,the part you pull out your wd-40 for .I guess people from the northern states would be more familiar with the slang term "beaver"
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