Elastic Handwraps most resistant to dreaded velcro

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  1. codek

    codek Orange Belt

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    I got some EVERLAST 180" PRO STYLE HAND WRAPS and some Hayabusa Perfect stretch wraps and the Everlasts are definitely getting killed by the velcro from the tokushu/kanpeki series, belly protectors and the velcro from knee braces.

    Are there any handwraps that are the elastic kind that are least prone to the dreaded velcro. I'm very interested in the cleto reyes compression wraps but they seem like the most susceptible to velcro.

    What do you guys think about the title platinum wraps?
     
  2. StRatoCastR

    StRatoCastR Gear Tester/Reviewer

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    Codek....

    Everlast wraps are my all time favorite, I don't think you will get a better wrap to be honest.

    The title ones are kind of thick for my liking and aren't as stretchy as the Everlast ones are.

    Wraps will die, luckily they aren't too expensive. Its going to happen regardless of what you do unless you use quick wraps which I DONT recommend.
     
  3. codek

    codek Orange Belt

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    The Everlasts are great. Perfect stretch and thickness. Way better than the more expensive Hayabusa's I have.

    It's just my stupid velcro is eating them up way before they should die. Anybody sell these in bulk?
     
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    topboxer11 Green Belt

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    talk to me champ!!!
     
  5. Minowafanatic

    Minowafanatic Black Belt

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    Bought elastic handwraps in bulk for our boxing gym off of Topboxer. Couldnt have been happier
     
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    StRatoCastR Gear Tester/Reviewer

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    That good eh Minow? Do you have a sample pic ?
     
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    nomilkforsanta Nathan

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    Because I know my way around a sowing machine, I care more about the quality of the wrap than the velcro. Due to the thickness and the elasticity of the material, the velcro will wear off on all pairs on a long enough time line. That being said, avoid the thin velcro strip and go with the velcro that covers the entire wrap.

    Title platinum are to thick in my opinion...I am a big fan of ringside 180 mexican and 210 heritage.
     
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    StRatoCastR Gear Tester/Reviewer

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    the heritage Santa ? Why my velcros didn't match up at all! I had to write CSI Justin about this. The Velcro on top was maybe 1 inch thick and the one on bottom like 4-5 inches thick. THe bottom was fine it was the top that was messed up.
     
  10. SummerStriker

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    I roll mine up backwards and put them in a garment bag to wash so that the velcro won't touch anything. When I'm done with them, I roll them up backwards, then immediately take them home to wash and hang dry. They are like 5 bucks a set, so I just have 4-5 pairs and change out every day.

    I swear they seem to last forever.
     
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    nomilkforsanta Nathan

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    I actually benefited from that error because I got them to give me free replacement pairs. I then added extra Velcro with my sowing machine using ~1 dollar in supplies and 10 minutes in work.

    I just really like the feel and length of the wrap, and now I have industrial Velcro crossed stitched on, so they are very secure (even the leather thumb grew on me). I wash my wraps one a week and the wraps are going strong (I ordered them the day they were released).

    Ohh, I also removed all the patches using a seam ripper...
     
  12. StRatoCastR

    StRatoCastR Gear Tester/Reviewer

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    Yeah I had my wife sew on robust Velcro myself but still
     
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    nomilkforsanta Nathan

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    I am biased, but, it is because I personally loved hand wraps >180" with elasticity. I have used a bunch of different ones and found ringside to be the best currently available.

    Cleto Reyes 192" - no stretch, the width is to small, velcro system is reversed. ($29.99)
    Grant 192" - great stretch, thin velcro, collects lint, amazing material. ($14.99)
    War 210" - poor stretch, thin velcro, thin/cheep feeling material, ugly design, frayed quickly. ($12.99)
    Ringside Heritage - good stretch, bad velcro placement, good feeling material, to many patches. ($19.99)
    Le Roy 110" x 2 - to much stretch for me, good feeling material, does not hold up to velcro or tape ($1.99 x 2)


    I have yet to try, Ringside 200", Gorilla 220"...
     
  14. codek

    codek Orange Belt

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    I want to try some >180" as well.

    Interested in Leroys but kind of weary as I'm not sure how tight they can be when you just tuck them under the wrap itself to bind the wrap.
     
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    nomilkforsanta Nathan

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    If you do a good job utilizing the LeRoy wraps and secure your gloves/shin-guards with no velcro contact they will stay very tight. They can come undone if you are in a group class you take off your gloves repeatedly and especially when you hold pads (all wraps do this to some extent). However, all you have to do is pull on the loose wrap and re-insert.
     
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    I agree with Strato and Santa that the Title's are a little too thick and little too lacking in stretch. I have to tug really hard on them to get them to wrap snugly (but then I have to be careful about cutting off circulation haha)!
     

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