Horse Stall Mats

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by Oblivian, May 5, 2008.

  1. Oblivian

    Oblivian Aging Platinum Member

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    I'm thinking of buying a couple of these for flooring in my home gym. My gym is in a finished basement with older carpet that will need replaced at some point down the road. If I place these horse stall mats on top of the carpet, will the carpet get stained black from the horse stall mats? Should I place something under the horse mats? Also, any general info on how well these worked out for anyone who uses them would be great. Thanks in advance.
     
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    If you plan on using them, put a sheet of plywood underneath. Means the mats won't stain your carpet and you can more safely drop weights if need be.
     
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    Oblivian Aging Platinum Member

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    No other input on using these? How about cutting these things to fit in odd areas, anyone done that? I'd hate to drop $150 and find out these were a bad idea.
     
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    nomilkforsanta Nathan

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    I used these to make a olympic lifting platform...they work fine and don't stain my garage carpet whenever i move them.

    BFS BFS Area Mats (Stock)
     
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    Awesome, thanks.
     
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    Rare Chestnuts Banned Banned

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    I'd recommend having at least one layer of plywood before you put rubber mats down.
     
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    Cut 'em with a jig saw.
     
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    You just like the smell
     
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    nomilkforsanta Nathan

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    in my 8th grade wood shop class back in 1997, a Black family protested the name of the saw and we could no longer use the word "jig", we had to call it a "skill" saw.
     

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