Outslayer Thai Bag Filling

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  1. JustinMT

    JustinMT White Belt

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    So I have finished filling my outslayer muay thai bag when i realized that the bottom of the bag has creases in it from not packing tight enough maybe?



    My question is, will the bag form nicely after a good round of kicks and stirkes to the bag, allowing me to keep adding fabric as needed or do i need to start over again?


    it was a pain filling the outslayer as the zipper is only horizontal and gives you hardly any space to work with...


    i just want to have a nice, tight, and good looking bag that will last long and condition my shins as well as elbows/knees...
     
  2. ClampXVII

    ClampXVII Bravado Muay Thai Trainer

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    I was going to go with Outslayer but I went with KO Fight Gear instead because I was worried about this myself. What did you fill it with?
     
  3. JustinMT

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    i used regular fabric cut up in small 5x5 pieces which was very time consuming
     
  4. nomilkforsanta

    nomilkforsanta Nathan

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    The creases have weakened the bag, much like folding paper before you tear it. As for looks, no bags looks good after a long period of serious use.
     
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    nomilkforsanta Nathan

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    Unless you have a hydraulic press, you will need to fill the bag at least 3 times before it is solid. I recently helped "top off" the bags at my gym last week and they already need to be "top off" again.
     
  6. JustinMT

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    the bag is brand new and im not worried about the bag being torn or anything



    I was mainly curious as to if using the bag will sttle the fabric down and fill the empty spots and tense up the bag more
     
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    nomilkforsanta Nathan

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    Yes.

    1) Fill the bag using your feet and a sledge hammer (like you are filling a cannon).
    2) strike it
    3) repeat.
     
  8. JustinMT

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    i have also lined the bag with carpet underlayer which was also a pain to keep still in the bag but managed a bit somehow...



    some of the carpet layer has creased down and does not let the fabric sink all the way...will this cure with some training?
     
  9. JustinMT

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    just had a training session with the outslayer and the bottom is still creased showing a gap in it while the rest of the bag has hardly even worked its way down...we at the gym have been doing some intense training too...


    suggestions?
     
  10. Emenence

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    It'll take a long while for the filling to settle. Just keep using it.
     
  11. JustinMT

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    I have been kicking and punching for quite a while now...still; the bottom is getting harder; but the middle is empty and the top is "fluffy"



    will this resolve with more kicks?
     
  12. Emenence

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    If the bottom is getting harder and the middle and top are soft, that means that you can probably pack your bag more.
     
  13. Ryukyu Damashi

    Ryukyu Damashi Ryukyu Damashi

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    It can take months for a bag to settle.
     

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