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Stupidly soft TT footpads for my baby like feet

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Created by Plummet 2 months ago, 5 May 2019
Plummet
4479 posts
5 May 2019 3:11AM
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Hey men,


Whats some good really softy foot bands/ comfortable bindings?


I want my baby like soft ass goldilocks feet need to be nestled in some super cushy pads.

SaveTheWhales
WA, 1659 posts
5 May 2019 7:32AM
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Ive just bought these for my Hairstyle board - very soft and comfy with the non slip foam and wide enough at the back to move around a bit... Switch V4 pads.






Kamikuza
QLD, 4055 posts
5 May 2019 2:54PM
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The Axis Traction pads have a layer of that energy absorbing gel in them. Very comfortable and forgiving without being bulky and spongy.

Might have a spare pair I could part with...

cauncy
WA, 7309 posts
5 May 2019 3:21PM
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The early shinn pads 2011/12 like nanas slippers

Sandfoot
VIC, 350 posts
5 May 2019 5:39PM
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Try these Sheep Slippers -











Thought I'd beat cauncy to it before he gets a couple under the belt.

psychojoe
WA, 464 posts
5 May 2019 3:41PM
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Naish Apex pads come with inserts so you can choose your softness

cauncy
WA, 7309 posts
5 May 2019 5:49PM
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Try these Sheep Slippers -











Thought I'd beat cauncy to it before he gets a couple under the belt.


C#nt I was priming him up for a sucker punch, however I like your way of thinking

Surfer62
VIC, 1259 posts
6 May 2019 10:06AM
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Mystic

Ozone Kites Aus
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6 May 2019 12:03PM
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Kamikuza said..
The Axis Traction pads have a layer of that energy absorbing gel in them. Very comfortable and forgiving without being bulky and spongy.

Might have a spare pair I could part with...


Have to agree with Kamikuza - Of all the pads I've tried these are actually very comfy.... The red parts contain that energy absorbing foam. Pretty sure they can be purchased on their own or with straps.





Plummet
4479 posts
7 May 2019 2:45AM
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Ozone Kites Aus said..

Kamikuza said..
The Axis Traction pads have a layer of that energy absorbing gel in them. Very comfortable and forgiving without being bulky and spongy.

Might have a spare pair I could part with...



Have to agree with Kamikuza - Of all the pads I've tried these are actually very comfy.... The red parts contain that energy absorbing foam. Pretty sure they can be purchased on their own or with straps.






Cheers men.

The axis dont physically look soft. But I guess whats hidden underneath is more important.
The cheap Switch do look Cushy. Any others ridden them that are prepaired to make a comment.

Ozone kites, Can you giv me a bolt hole spacing measurement for the food pads?

Chris_M
1765 posts
7 May 2019 3:47AM
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Plummet said..


Ozone Kites Aus said..



Kamikuza said..
The Axis Traction pads have a layer of that energy absorbing gel in them. Very comfortable and forgiving without being bulky and spongy.

Might have a spare pair I could part with...





Have to agree with Kamikuza - Of all the pads I've tried these are actually very comfy.... The red parts contain that energy absorbing foam. Pretty sure they can be purchased on their own or with straps.






Cheers men.

The axis dont physically look soft. But I guess whats hidden underneath is more important.
The cheap Switch do look Cushy. Any others ridden them that are prepaired to make a comment.

Ozone kites, Can you giv me a bolt hole spacing measurement for the food pads?



I have the switch pads. Yes they are soft, but I am not a fan of the strap. Feels super flimsy and I have never had the board come flying off my feet so much. I am normally a massive fan of switch, but don't rate their pads and straps. Maybe mine mistakenly got coated in vaseline or something? Slippery.

goofy
WA, 105 posts
7 May 2019 5:47AM
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Ozone Kites Aus said..



Kamikuza said..
The Axis Traction pads have a layer of that energy absorbing gel in them. Very comfortable and forgiving without being bulky and spongy.

Might have a spare pair I could part with...





Have to agree with Kamikuza - Of all the pads I've tried these are actually very comfy.... The red parts contain that energy absorbing foam. Pretty sure they can be purchased on their own or with straps.






Cheers men.

The axis dont physically look soft. But I guess whats hidden underneath is more important.
The cheap Switch do look Cushy. Any others ridden them that are prepaired to make a comment.

Ozone kites, Can you giv me a bolt hole spacing measurement for the food pads?



I have both the Axis and Switch pads (V3)

Switch pads are way more comfy in my opinion.

No problems here with quality or slipping off however I reckon it would depend on the shape of your foot.

The Axis pads are definately a tighter fit

Ozone Kites Aus
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7 May 2019 9:32AM
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Plummet said..

Ozone Kites Aus said..


Kamikuza said..
The Axis Traction pads have a layer of that energy absorbing gel in them. Very comfortable and forgiving without being bulky and spongy.

Might have a spare pair I could part with...




Have to agree with Kamikuza - Of all the pads I've tried these are actually very comfy.... The red parts contain that energy absorbing foam. Pretty sure they can be purchased on their own or with straps.






Cheers men.

The axis dont physically look soft. But I guess whats hidden underneath is more important.
The cheap Switch do look Cushy. Any others ridden them that are prepaired to make a comment.

Ozone kites, Can you giv me a bolt hole spacing measurement for the food pads?


Forgive my laziness, I did not unbolt them off my board for an extra accurate measurement but they appear to be 150mm between inserts. The footpad base has slotted holes for the screws so there is another 15-20mm to play with as well on the Axis pads.

eppo
WA, 7086 posts
7 May 2019 2:29PM
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The problem I have with the axis pads I use, is they have a far too large heel section before the straps.

Meaning, to get right into the straps you find your heel isn't well over the edge... and you can't push the pads back any further otherwise they will drag in the water at the edge. I'm only size 10 in feet however.

Hence you are always lifting your toes...if you know what I mean...

I know this seems strange but honestly its a real issue... for me anyway.

other pads I have had, have a much smaller heel section before the straps...and I have had a few...

Anyone else find this?

Plummet
4479 posts
8 May 2019 2:38AM
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What other pads have you liked eppo?

eppo
WA, 7086 posts
8 May 2019 8:13AM
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liked the crazy fly ones to be honest. Really simple. Of course they have a fancy pants one now as well. The Nobile ones were alright but still gave me some foot pain. Had the naish apex ones, but no good for board offs as they really lock you in regardless of settings.

I'm on the lookout for something as well. My arches are knackered and need support. Even considering boots and putting the board offs away for good.

Using axis ones now, so I still vouch for them, but I do think the heel on them is far to big and the strap should be closer to the heel edge so when you lean over you are using your body weight through the heel side more effectively without having to lift the toes. Wouldn't be a problem if you have bigger feet I suppose.

cauncy
WA, 7309 posts
8 May 2019 9:15AM
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What other pads have you liked eppo?



A favourite of his


shi thouse
WA, 792 posts
8 May 2019 9:19AM
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Get in touch with Simon at Nomad kiteboarding and see if he will sell you some of his footpads. Perhaps the softest, most comfortable I have used. I also have the Axis pads and rate the Nomad as softer feeling yet again.

eppo
WA, 7086 posts
8 May 2019 1:27PM
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Plummet said..
What other pads have you liked eppo?




A favourite of his



bahahahah you idiot mick.

Plummet
4479 posts
8 May 2019 2:32PM
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eppo said..

cauncy said..


Plummet said..
What other pads have you liked eppo?





A favourite of his



bahahahah you idiot mick.

Ironically they arent too far off a good shape.

Kamikuza
QLD, 4055 posts
8 May 2019 6:13PM
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eppo said..
The problem I have with the axis pads I use, is they have a far too large heel section before the straps.

Meaning, to get right into the straps you find your heel isn't well over the edge... and you can't push the pads back any further otherwise they will drag in the water at the edge. I'm only size 10 in feet however.

Hence you are always lifting your toes...if you know what I mean...

I know this seems strange but honestly its a real issue... for me anyway.

other pads I have had, have a much smaller heel section before the straps...and I have had a few...

Anyone else find this?


The Plus version has two sets of Velcro straps you can crank the toes down...

I've size 11/12 feet and like the straps loose, so they're Judy big enough for me...

Don't like soft pads, comfortable for me is enough padding that you don't feel everything but not so much you lose feeling.

eppo
WA, 7086 posts
8 May 2019 6:59PM
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I have the plus version

nothing wrong with the unit at all except the heel side is too big hence the straps sit too far forward

Kamikuza
QLD, 4055 posts
8 May 2019 10:44PM
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eppo said..
I have the plus version

nothing wrong with the unit at all except the heel side is too big hence the straps sit too far forward


Huh. I've tried others and my feet hang once one edge, or not sit "in the groove" nicely. The Axis pads are just right, with enough mood to move my feet around a little.

You're weird

cauncy
WA, 7309 posts
9 May 2019 9:03PM
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Personally recommend and guarentee these are the softest
needs a dozen sessions to mold memory foam to your feet, if you want to be really locked in, pair with dakine warlock straps,




VRBones
125 posts
12 May 2019 6:35AM
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Try Apex pads with NO insert. Bliss pads from OceanRodeo are a softer surface and good shock absorbers on the water, but I'm still getting used to the less grippy surface and no heel kicker.

eppo
WA, 7086 posts
12 May 2019 1:06PM
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Kamikuza said..


eppo said..
I have the plus version

nothing wrong with the unit at all except the heel side is too big hence the straps sit too far forward




Huh. I've tried others and my feet hang once one edge, or not sit "in the groove" nicely. The Axis pads are just right, with enough mood to move my feet around a little.

You're weird



And you are a sh1t loaf bigger than me

Kamikuza
QLD, 4055 posts
12 May 2019 8:22PM
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eppo said..

Kamikuza said..



eppo said..
I have the plus version

nothing wrong with the unit at all except the heel side is too big hence the straps sit too far forward





Huh. I've tried others and my feet hang once one edge, or not sit "in the groove" nicely. The Axis pads are just right, with enough mood to move my feet around a little.

You're weird




And you are a sh1t loaf bigger than me


You said size 10 feet, I assume UK not US 10? I'm UK 11-12, so only a tad bigger ... in the feet department. So you're still weird :D

Plummet
4479 posts
12 May 2019 7:12PM
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Kamikuza said..

eppo said..


Kamikuza said..




eppo said..
I have the plus version

nothing wrong with the unit at all except the heel side is too big hence the straps sit too far forward






Huh. I've tried others and my feet hang once one edge, or not sit "in the groove" nicely. The Axis pads are just right, with enough mood to move my feet around a little.

You're weird





And you are a sh1t loaf bigger than me



You said size 10 feet, I assume UK not US 10? I'm UK 11-12, so only a tad bigger ... in the feet department. So you're still weird :D


Yeah but your pie level is somewhat more.

Kamikuza
QLD, 4055 posts
12 May 2019 9:58PM
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Plummet said..

Kamikuza said..


eppo said..



Kamikuza said..





eppo said..
I have the plus version

nothing wrong with the unit at all except the heel side is too big hence the straps sit too far forward







Huh. I've tried others and my feet hang once one edge, or not sit "in the groove" nicely. The Axis pads are just right, with enough mood to move my feet around a little.

You're weird






And you are a sh1t loaf bigger than me




You said size 10 feet, I assume UK not US 10? I'm UK 11-12, so only a tad bigger ... in the feet department. So you're still weird :D



Yeah but your pie level is somewhat more.


There's no pie on my feet

Plummet
4479 posts
13 May 2019 2:43AM
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Kamikuza said..

Plummet said..


Kamikuza said..



eppo said..




Kamikuza said..






eppo said..
I have the plus version

nothing wrong with the unit at all except the heel side is too big hence the straps sit too far forward








Huh. I've tried others and my feet hang once one edge, or not sit "in the groove" nicely. The Axis pads are just right, with enough mood to move my feet around a little.

You're weird







And you are a sh1t loaf bigger than me





You said size 10 feet, I assume UK not US 10? I'm UK 11-12, so only a tad bigger ... in the feet department. So you're still weird :D




Yeah but your pie level is somewhat more.



There's no pie on my feet


But the accumulation of additional pie consumption in combination gravitational forces conspire to compress the foam more and thus provide a alternative user experience than that of the individual of considerably less pie. Therefore rendering the user experience as a feasible data input null and void.

eppo
WA, 7086 posts
13 May 2019 6:00AM
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Kamikuza said..

eppo said..


Kamikuza said..




eppo said..
I have the plus version

nothing wrong with the unit at all except the heel side is too big hence the straps sit too far forward






Huh. I've tried others and my feet hang once one edge, or not sit "in the groove" nicely. The Axis pads are just right, with enough mood to move my feet around a little.

You're weird





And you are a sh1t loaf bigger than me



You said size 10 feet, I assume UK not US 10? I'm UK 11-12, so only a tad bigger ... in the feet department. So you're still weird :D


Yes I am.



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