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Old 04-18-2003, 08:48 PM   #1
Joshua Snell
 
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would these work well? I was thinking of attaching them to motorcycle tie-downs and securing it to a beam in the garage. Is it necessary to have spring swivels? Thanks.

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Old 04-18-2003, 10:16 PM   #2
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Joshua,
You might try a pair and give them a shot. I've tried a few different playground variety rings and found them to be too small for my hands. Gymnastics rings have a total diameter of about 8", but the playground ones are generally 6" or less. As a result, your hand sort of gets pinched. Also, with the aluminum, I would recommend covering them with tennis racket grip tape, because it can get sort of slippery.
I wouldn't worry about having spring swivels unless you are planning to do more advanced ballistic gymnastics skills like inlocates and dislocates (giant swings).
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Old 04-19-2003, 02:55 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info Tyler. I think i'll order them.

Do you know of any cheap alternatives if they are to small?
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