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Old 05-30-2012, 06:30 PM   #1
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Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

Any tips? Aside from screwing them to the floor? I'm just so sick of them moving around here and there and having to hit them back into place.

I was thinking there must be something that can go under them to keep them in place?
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Old 05-30-2012, 07:08 PM   #2
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Re: Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

Dude, black gorilla tape. Any home improvement place. I have it at mine.
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Old 05-30-2012, 08:11 PM   #3
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Re: Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

I attached a pic of our flooring. It's some work, but worth the effort. The border is important to keep everything locked in.

PM me if you have any questions.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:54 PM   #4
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Re: Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

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I attached a pic of our flooring. It's some work, but worth the effort. The border is important to keep everything locked in.

PM me if you have any questions.
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That picture makes me smile. Awesome!!!
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Old 05-31-2012, 05:13 AM   #5
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Re: Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

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I attached a pic of our flooring. It's some work, but worth the effort. The border is important..
Very nice looking place Brian!
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:09 AM   #6
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Re: Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

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Dude, black gorilla tape. Any home improvement place. I have it at mine.
Got a pic of what you mean?
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:29 PM   #7
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Re: Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

I would go with a border. I can't see the gorilla tape lasting very long but I could be wrong. At my first place the mats were pushed up against the pullup rig and the wall. At this one I cut mats to make them run from wall to wall so everything is grid locked. It took a can of wd-40, a utilty knife, 20 replacement blades, and no sleep for a week but it was the only thing I could do to keep the mats from moving. At the time I had a parkour class in the gym in the afternoon and they slid them everywhere
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:36 PM   #8
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Re: Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

What type of flooring is under the mats? Also what size are they and how thick?

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Re: Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

I have a new concrete floor, polished, the mats are 1/2 inch I think and 4X6.
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Re: Tips on making horse stall mats stay...

Should have gone with the 3/4in. IMO



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