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Postby Guest » Wed Nov 06, 2002 3:06 pm

habedieehre from vienna!
I have to renew my footpads. I´d like to customize or shape myself the pads.
so i need some advice: PLEASE!!!
what material are good footpads made of?
for top surface layer and for bottom padding?
where can the raw material be bought?
(preferably in europe for shipping & customs reasons)
what glue? how to glue them on to the board
thanks in advance for info
greetz
maatn

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Postby Flea » Thu Nov 07, 2002 12:38 am

Try a sleeping mat, bought from a camping / outdoors shop. Get the heavy duty stuff, not the light foam. Cut to shape, and stick on with contact adhesive. This is the really smelly stuff, that you paint onto both surfaces, wait to dry and then put together. It sticks immediately, so you don't get a chance to slide the pad about. One 2 metre mat should keep you in footpads for life! :smile:

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Postby murdoc » Thu Nov 07, 2002 1:23 am

in germany there are puzzle parts availlable at "toys R us" that are made of foam perfect for footpads.

always wathc that you have good grip both with shoes and barefoot when wet ...

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Postby Guest » Thu Nov 07, 2002 10:04 am

thanks 4 great input!!
much appreciated

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Postby Woody » Sat Nov 09, 2002 12:22 am

Use EVA-foam.Its also used for many mose-pads.

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Postby Guest » Mon Nov 11, 2002 1:16 pm

where 2 buy eva form, what is this?
thx
maatn

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Postby Guest » Mon Nov 11, 2002 1:16 pm

where 2 buy eva foam, what is this?
thx
maatn

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Postby Guest » Tue Nov 12, 2002 8:19 pm

Some free mouse pads are quite good.
But not all.
Some are quite thick.

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