Home   |   Contact   |   Help

Get Our Newsletter
Sign up for our free newsletter to get training tips and stay up to date on Catalyst Athletics, and get a FREE issue of the Performance Menu journal.

Go Back   Catalyst Athletics Forums > Training > Equipment

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-27-2007, 01:47 PM   #1
Jamila Bey
Member
 
Jamila Bey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: DC
Posts: 233
Default Affordable sled harness

I bought a sled for myself for Winter Solstice holiday, and I never used it because like much of my summer attire, it's strapless.

But no more. I just got this harness online and it works well and won't fall apart and it was under 18 bucks WITH UPS shipping.

http://www.armysurpluswarehouse.com/...rness-3124.cfm

Just lettin' folks know.

Now to get back out in this heat and running with the thing more...
Jamila Bey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2007, 12:28 AM   #3
Jamila Bey
Member
 
Jamila Bey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: DC
Posts: 233
Default

Ken,

Great lookin' out, but as a lady, I think there are a couple considerations that the Army surplus model seems to keep in mind...
Jamila Bey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2007, 12:07 PM   #4
Ron Nelson
Senior Member
 
Ron Nelson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Center of the heterosexual universe
Posts: 547
Default

That deer drag looks like it's really pissing the deer off.
Or is that the point?
__________________
"Have you seen my weiner?"

http://www.theartofdansilver.com/ron.html
Ron Nelson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2007, 01:37 PM   #5
Ken Urakawa
Member
 
Ken Urakawa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Chandler, AZ
Posts: 206
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ron Nelson View Post
That deer drag looks like it's really pissing the deer off.
Or is that the point?
There's another product called "the Dead Sled". Also making no points with the deer, but rednecks everywhere laugh their asses off...
Ken Urakawa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2007, 11:43 AM   #6
Greg Everett
Administrator
 
Greg Everett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,738
Default

just buy some tubular webbing and make 2 big loops with a common connection point. then you can do just about anything with them - loop them over the shoulders, cross them over the chest (for the non-women), hold them in a million different ways, etc. and you'll spend about $5.
__________________
Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches

"Without a doubt the best book on the market about Olympic-style weightlifting." - Mike Burgener, USAW Senior International Coach

American Weightlifting: The Documentary
Catalyst Athletics
Performance Menu Journal
Greg Everett is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2010, 12:37 PM   #7
Alex Bond
Member
 
Alex Bond's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 130
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Greg Everett View Post
just buy some tubular webbing and make 2 big loops with a common connection point. then you can do just about anything with them - loop them over the shoulders, cross them over the chest (for the non-women), hold them in a million different ways, etc. and you'll spend about $5.
I'm looking around at my local stores and I am having trouble finding this in a form that would be appropriate for use as described here. Any suggestions about where to look?
__________________
Training Log
Alex Bond is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2010, 02:35 PM   #8
Pat Janes
New Member
 
Pat Janes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 6
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Greg Everett View Post
just buy some tubular webbing and make 2 big loops with a common connection point. then you can do just about anything with them - loop them over the shoulders, cross them over the chest (for the non-women), hold them in a million different ways, etc. and you'll spend about $5.
I should probably do something like this... I'm a cheapskate, so I currently just use a length of rope tied to a dip belt that I already owned... other end of the rope tied around a car tyre/wheel wherein the plate(s) sit.

it's not comfy, but when I'm hauling it around the backyard that's the least of my concerns.
Pat Janes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2010, 03:31 PM   #9
Tyler Micheli
New Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Colorado
Posts: 35
Default

An outdoors oriented store would be my first place to look. If they sell rock climbing gear they'll have webbing by the spool and it'll be about 50 per foot. Check mountain bike and hiking stores too.

Oh, and military surplus, they're almost guaranteed to have spools upon spools of webbing.
Tyler Micheli is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2010, 09:12 PM   #10
Justin Gross
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 82
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Alex Bond View Post
I'm looking around at my local stores and I am having trouble finding this in a form that would be appropriate for use as described here. Any suggestions about where to look?
REI
Justin Gross is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:26 PM.

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.6.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Subscribe to our Newsletter


Receive emails with training tips, news updates, events info, sale notifications and more.
ASK GREG

Submit your question to be answered by Greg Everett in the Performance Menu or on the website

Submit Your Question
WEIGHTLIFTING TEAM

Catalyst Athletics is a USA Weightlifting team of competitive Olympic-style weightlifters with multiple national team medals.

Read More
Olympic Weightlifting Book
Catalyst Athletics
Contact Us
About
Help
Newsletter
Products & Services
Gym
Store
Seminars
Weightlifting Team
Performance Menu
Magazine Home
Subscriber Login
Issues
Articles
Workouts
About the Program
Workout Archives
Exercise Demos
Text Only
Instructional Content
Exercise Demos
Video Gallery
Free Articles
Free Recipes
Resources
Recommended Books & DVDs
Olympic Weightlifting Guide
Discussion Forum
Weight Conversion Calculator