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MrWolf
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Re: Most Comfortable Harness

Postby MrWolf » Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:09 am

Has anyone ordered a few harnesses from a shop/online store, tried them all on at home and then send the ones that were right back?

I feel like there would be a standard return policy or at least you could explain to a shop what you were trying to do.

It works for me when I am buying shoes or other clothes online.
It would be a good service for those who simply do not have the luxury of living near a shop or a shop with a wide selection like some of the bigger online stores.

or6
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Re: Most Comfortable Harness

Postby or6 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:07 am

Just ask the shop. I have done just that, they sent me two sizes, sent one back.

Trigen
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Re: Most Comfortable Harness

Postby Trigen » Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:29 pm

Would say Ride engine or other hardshells. My initial thought when using it for the first time was just Wow!

Just did 4 days of nuking bam bam bam gusty winds 15-18MS or 28-38 knots where i could barely get my 7 and 9 GTS4 on the water for about 4ish hours a day. Virtually no rib or back soreness (given your core strength is ok) . I did about 600 jumps or so.

Cant go wrong if you find one that fits your body, it takes so much off the load off.

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john a
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Re: Most Comfortable Harness

Postby john a » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:58 am

I would say try the harness on, bodies are different, so a perfect fit for one guy might not be the best for another...


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