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Help selecting Muay Thai bag

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by noumanmemon, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. noumanmemon White Belt

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    Hello,

    This is my first post here and I am really looking for some guidance from experience folks here... I am getting ready to purchase a good Muay thai bag and I have shortlisted Fairtex 6ft banana bag HB6 and Fairtex Angle Bag HB12. I like the making of the angle bag and it seems to be great for almost everything viz Low-high kicks, upper cuts, boxing, knees etc... The 6ft is the classic and I find that in almost every gym here... I have never personally seen the fairtex angle bag... Can somebody having experience with these bags share their experience? Also my other constraint is that I have very limited space in my room...

    Thank you!
     
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  2. Ryukyu Damashi Ryukyu Damashi

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    I have both the Fairtex angle bag and the 6ft bag at my gym. I would't buy either one again. Just buy a normal Twins bag. There is a reason why you don't see all of the specialty bags in Thailand. Just the basic leather/nylon Twins/Windy/ThaiSmai bag.
     
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  3. dat1978 Purple Belt

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    if you can afford it then KO Fightgear. i love mine and its is built like a tank. feels great to kick and punch. unfortunately i haven't used it in 6 months since i moved out of my old place :icon_sad:
     
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  4. ironwolf Double Yellow Card

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    What country are you in???

    If you are in the USA, then check out KO fight gear Thai bags as well as the Ring to cage angle bag.

    I have the fairtex angle bag in my gym and its ok, its hard but sort of breaks in after a bit. I think the R2C is nicer though.
     
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  5. RedGladiator Yellow Belt

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    In general I prefer fairtex to twins however with bags, twins all the way.
     
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    Cool I had this question too l, I'm going to replace my heavy bag soon.
     
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  7. noumanmemon White Belt

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    Thank you very much guys... I am currently in USA and will be moving soon and would need an unfilled bag... I have really heard great stories about Fairtex but your comments actually changed my mind... I want something that will last longer and feels great during workout and I believe Twins / Windy / KO is the way to go over fairtex based on the comments...

    Where can I get a better deal on these bags unfilled?
     
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    where are you moving too??? unfilled bags are a dime a dozen here in china...
     
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  9. noumanmemon White Belt

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    India...
     
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  10. The bad boy Double Yellow Card

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    So you do prefer angle bags to banana bags?
     
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