What did you use to cover your homemade foam roller?

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  1. codysweet02 Brown Belt

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    I got the tube to use for my foam roller but Wal Mart, Home Depot, or Lowes didnt have anything to cover it with. Everythign they had was either too thin or not dense enough.

    What did you guys use to make your foam rollers and where did you get it? Thanks for the help.
     
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    4" PVC sch 40
     
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    12" pvc
     
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    lol jking I used one of the foam pads from my old bench you know the one that wrapped around the leg extension part. I put two of them together on a bar. It's a little to thin for me I think it's around 4''
     
  5. codysweet02 Brown Belt

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    Thx guys but I meant what did you use to COVER yoru pipe with?

    Thx zop. Mine is 4" and i was hoping to find some one inch thick foam to put around it to bring it up to 6" but i havnt been able to find any.

    Anyone know where i would find osmething like this?
     
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    Why do you need to cover it at all? I have no covering on mine and it works great. Much better than the actual foam roller I bought.
     
  7. codysweet02 Brown Belt

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    I think i am going to give it a try without the cover. I think it might be too small if i dont add a couple inches of cover to it though. Ill give it a go
     
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    6" bare PVC pipe. Wussy.
     
  9. Ian Coe Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    I need to get into the foam rolling thing

    How long are your poles usually?


    *waits for innuendo*
     
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    8" AROUND. Think about it
     
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    Like a petri dish?
     
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    I need to upgrade to a 6" PVC pipe...my current roller is starting to bow inwards.
     
  13. Mumrik Silver Belt

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    Are you that loose?




    Ask your mother for futher details about mine...


    Happy now?



    It's interesting to see that so many use rollers without padding, maybe I should just go buy a length of PVC pipe instead of wasting time looking for a finished roller.
     
  14. Andrew D Blue Belt Professional Fighter

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    i have a 4inch diameter pvc pipe thats 2 feet long and it has no padding, cost me 4 bucks
     
  15. who deleted my post? :(
     
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    Simple- Homemade foam.
     
  17. ThinkGreen Der Übermensch

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    Lol funny I just opened this thread looking for your post specifically, and now it's gone!
     
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    seriously, its all about the pvc pipe.
     
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    Its because I accidentaly created 2 threads so i had them delete the other thread. Along with your rude and insensitive comments. And you were right, i am a pussy, this bare pvc pipe hurs like a bitch.
     
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