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Ken Thynes 05-20-2005 07:12 PM

Hey ya'll. I just got my salmon siening purse rings from www.seamar.com in the mail. They're awsome. They look to be about the same size (maybe a hair bigger?) than the gymnastics rings I've seen. The plastic ones I ordered are nice and light, so I can travel with 'em, and pretty stout. I just gotta hit them with some light sandpaper to get a little of the slickness outta them, then go to REI for some nylon strapping and some line, and I'll be in like Flynn!

James R. Climer 05-21-2005 09:39 AM

Thanks for the reply, Ken. So are they gonna be bomb-proof?

Ken Thynes 05-21-2005 03:21 PM

Yeah. When I was salmon fishing in high school and when I got outta the Corps, The rings were one part of the net that was constantly dragged over mud and rock bottom by two big-assed diesel powered boats, and held a net with up to 80,000 lbs of salmon shut at the bottom. If they can handle that, they should be able to handle anything a crossfitter can dish out.

Ken Thynes 05-21-2005 03:23 PM

If not, get the 3/4" thick stainless rings!:happy:

James R. Climer 05-28-2005 10:27 AM

Ordered some last night.

Brian Hand 05-31-2005 06:08 AM

These are great, thanks for the tip Ken!

Jim Aldridge 06-01-2005 07:58 AM

Exactly what size? the 8" plastic? I am not very familiar with gymnastics rings, so Seamar has given me too many options.

James R. Climer 06-01-2005 12:32 PM

Yup, 8 inch diameter.

James R. Climer 06-01-2005 12:33 PM

BTW, cost me $40.00 delivered to central coast California. Still awaiting arrival though.

James R. Climer 06-06-2005 02:34 PM

Arrived today via UPS. They're perfect: 1" thick x 7 1/2" inside diameter.

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