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Old 01-19-2012, 09:18 AM   #1
Loui Cavallini
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Recommended Jump Ropes

We, at our box, need to purchase a bulk amount of jump ropes and after trial & error of purchasing certain ropes, we haven't come across anything worth continuing to purchase.

The Rogue speed ropes skins keep tearing exposing the wire after a few uses.

Our Buddy Lee jump ropes ALL broke when used outdoors in cold weather.

What Jump ropes would you all recommend? We will be looking to purchase 20-30 of them

-Loui
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Old 01-19-2012, 09:40 AM   #2
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Re: Recommended Jump Ropes

Hey Loui,

Take a look at RX jump rope, looks like quality made. We do not have this in Hungary, Europe, so no personal experience, but read good things about it.

They have different colored handles, different ropes. Not the cheapest by the way.....

http://rxjumpropes.com/ - WFS
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Old 01-19-2012, 10:01 AM   #3
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Re: Recommended Jump Ropes

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We, at our box, need to purchase a bulk amount of jump ropes and after trial & error of purchasing certain ropes, we haven't come across anything worth continuing to purchase.

The Rogue speed ropes skins keep tearing exposing the wire after a few uses.

Our Buddy Lee jump ropes ALL broke when used outdoors in cold weather.

What Jump ropes would you all recommend? We will be looking to purchase 20-30 of them

-Loui
Rogue, stop jumping on rough surfaces and they won't tear... plus its bad for ya knees.
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Old 01-19-2012, 10:25 AM   #4
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Re: Recommended Jump Ropes

Just purchase coated cable and purchase it in bulk. Re-string the jump ropes as needed.

Jump ropes are semi-consumable. That's just part of the cost of doing business.
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Old 01-19-2012, 06:09 PM   #5
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Re: Recommended Jump Ropes

Thanks for the help everyone. It is true that jump ropes are semi-consumable and they will be regular expenses.

We are giving the RX Jump ropes a shot and hope they last a little longer than all the other ones we have purchased.

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Old 01-20-2012, 08:00 AM   #6
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Re: Recommended Jump Ropes

I agree, just get the ultra speed ropes. You can find them for about $13. I much prefer them to the Rx or buddy lee's at a fraction of the cost. Plus, it's only about $4 to have them re-strung.
We also have a few licorice ropes for beginners.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:04 PM   #7
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Re: Recommended Jump Ropes

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I agree, just get the ultra speed ropes. You can find them for about $13. I much prefer them to the Rx or buddy lee's at a fraction of the cost. Plus, it's only about $4 to have them re-strung.
We also have a few licorice ropes for beginners.
Yeah, I have to agree. I recently purchased an Rx Jump Rope in the lightest version. I still prefer my Again Faster Revolution Rope by a wide margin and it's half the cost.

In my opinion, the feel of the Rx is very similar to the feel of the Buddy Lee ropes and I think that the Revolution ropes as well as the lower cost Ultra Speeds have a much faster, smoother rotation.
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Old 03-17-2012, 10:20 AM   #8
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Re: Recommended Jump Ropes

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We, at our box, need to purchase a bulk amount of jump ropes and after trial & error of purchasing certain ropes, we haven't come across anything worth continuing to purchase.

The Rogue speed ropes skins keep tearing exposing the wire after a few uses.

Our Buddy Lee jump ropes ALL broke when used outdoors in cold weather.

What Jump ropes would you all recommend? We will be looking to purchase 20-30 of them

-Loui
jumpNrope, sells everything jump rope related and does everything in bulk.
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Old 03-17-2012, 02:19 PM   #9
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Re: Recommended Jump Ropes

basic pvc speed ropes work the best for me. I have all that cable speed crap and the boxer rope from buy jump ropes dot net(works pretty decent). Shorten it to armpit length or just under and it will be all you need for double unders and other jump roping skills.

Ross Enamait doesn't use any special rope, and he is probably more advanced than 90% of the population out there when it comes to skipping rope.
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:05 AM   #10
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Re: Recommended Jump Ropes

I have used all the ropes you have mentioned. And, by far my favorite is the frrestyle rope from buyjumpropes.net. The handle is a little longer making it greast for crossovers. Plus, the longer handle also provides leverage for double unders and they are relatively inexpensive. Check them out.
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