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Old 01-25-2011, 11:38 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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Old 01-25-2011, 11:51 PM   #2
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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.
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