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Old 09-11-2006, 12:43 PM   #1
Jennifer Conlin
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Having a bigger tire makes smacking it a load better. The car tires are kinda small and you can miss often. It's really a blast having a bigger tire. Keep the small ones for pulling. On that note I've been putting DB's in my tire when pulling it. That really works well. http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/29945.jpg
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Old 09-11-2006, 01:06 PM   #2
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On the sledgehammer topic, anyone try hitting an old punching bag with it?

I was thinking of getting an old canvas bag and cinching around a tree and then go to town.

I don't think the bag would get ripped, but I'm not quite sure.
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Old 09-11-2006, 01:08 PM   #3
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How heavy of a sledge are you using?


Anyone know where to get a 20 or 25lb sledge?
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Old 09-11-2006, 01:21 PM   #4
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I think it might bust it.
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Old 09-11-2006, 01:43 PM   #5
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The bag would definately bust if you kept hitting it in the same place (and probably if you tried hitting it in different areas).
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Old 09-11-2006, 03:05 PM   #6
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I don't think the punching bag would last long....

mcmaster.com has a 21 pound sledge
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Old 09-11-2006, 03:25 PM   #7
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I'm picking up a 600 lb tyre this week from one of my strongman friends. I can't wait! Smacking it with a hammer, jumping on it, flipping it mmmmmmmm crossfun!

Look for a video on youtube next week "lunatic evicted from apartment block"

I've also got a smaller tyre for dragging. I put a wooden platform inside and drilled an eyebolt through the tread and you can load it up with whatever is handy, plates, dumbells, kettlebells or people!
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Old 09-11-2006, 07:10 PM   #8
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I have a tire, but I know it isn't even close to 600 lbs. I wish I could get one like that.
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Old 09-11-2006, 07:21 PM   #9
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Any other ideas for stuff to whack on, other than a tire?
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Old 09-11-2006, 08:14 PM   #10
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A big pile of firewood.
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