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Old 06 July 2007, 11:17   #1
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Rubber Mat-Any Good?

I have thought of putting a v. thick rubber type mat under my feet.
Will this absorb some of the impact of landing?
Is it any good?
Any suggestions?
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Old 06 July 2007, 11:21   #2
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We use one in the bottom of our RIB to protect the floor from Dive cylinders and weight belts.

As for the softening the impact for people I dont think it makes much of a difference.

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Old 06 July 2007, 12:00   #3
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B&Q 15 for 3m2. They do foam mats that lock together. Black on one side. I've put them down and am v happy so far
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B&Q 15 for 3m2. They do foam mats that lock together. Black on one side. I've put them down and am v happy so far
Sounds real good, psychopic. Thanks for that.
Do you know how thick they are?
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Not being funny but try air cushion trainers - same job wherever you go!!!

You can also get aircushion insoles and sorbothane shock absorbing insoles - make a hell of a difference in mountain boots.
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Have a look at this Brian!
http://www.lyco.co.uk/products/Easy-...tm?prodID=2192
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Not being funny but try air cushion trainers
If you do, just be careful you don't get bounced out of the boat
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Shock Mitigation flooring

There's a company in the states (Colorado) that makes shock mitigation flooring. They make them for the U.S. Navy Seals and a civilian version. I've tried both and they're great.

There website is www.seashocks.com

The military version is more expensive and requires a dollap of glue at each corner an an edging material. The civilian version doesn't require a dap of glue as the bottom has a very tacky layer of stick high grade urethane.

I'm impressed. They sent me a version of their civilian sea shock (only comes in blue, the military grade only comes in grey). I went out in a rib and the mat didn't move around at all and was very comfortable and does what it says. It is newly released and is really a quality product.

They have an 800 number if you have any questions 1-866-SEASCHOC.

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Shock Mitigation measurements

Hi Brian,
It comes in rectangles measuring 43mm by 81mm (I'm familiar with inches 17"X32"). Hope that helps. Not sure on the price but, I do know the military one is more expensive.

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