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super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby papasmerf » Tue Mar 09, 2021 2:15 am

my slingshot hypermiler has a hard deck skateboard tape style finish,,,killing my feet,, i just want enough to do a few spots where my feet go, not the whole thing, anyone else done this recently?

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Re: super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby purdyd » Tue Mar 09, 2021 2:43 am

Cork?
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Re: super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby papasmerf » Tue Mar 09, 2021 4:11 am

purdyd wrote:
Tue Mar 09, 2021 2:43 am
Cork?

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i don't know,, i was hoping slightly more comfy

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Re: super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby purdyd » Tue Mar 09, 2021 8:12 am

The really soft stuff makes it hard to slide your feet.

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Re: super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby Jyoder » Tue Mar 09, 2021 1:34 pm

I’ve used EVA foam kids play mat squares and they are super comfy. Most gym mats are too thick but you can find kids mats that are only 5mm-7mm thick. They glue on well with contact cement.
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Re: super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby matth » Tue Mar 09, 2021 1:43 pm

Look into the new Corduroy-style deck pads.

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Re: super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby islandboy82 » Tue Mar 09, 2021 2:20 pm

I added the WMFG stubby six pack deck pag to my hypermiler and it made the setup a lot more comfortable. Good fit too, no need to cut - just stick it on
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Re: super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby Slappysan » Tue Mar 09, 2021 8:33 pm

I have feet issues and need a soft surface, EVA grip works perfectly for me. You can go with a stock pad like WMFG or just order a square of the stuff + tail pad on amazon and cut it to suit your needs and it's a bit cheaper.

I've had good results from the Punt Surf stuff on amazon as well as some traction from Ho Stevie off amazon.

The Ho Stevie traction is a bit softer but the Punt Surf stuff seems like it will last longer.
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Re: super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby papasmerf » Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:21 am

islandboy82 wrote:
Tue Mar 09, 2021 2:20 pm
I added the WMFG stubby six pack deck pag to my hypermiler and it made the setup a lot more comfortable. Good fit too, no need to cut - just stick it on
nice job,,, i only need the top third and the bottom third,,, and i would cut those down a bit. wish it wasn't 100$ bucks!

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Re: super comfy deck padding stick on for hard surface

Postby papasmerf » Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:21 am

Jyoder wrote:
Tue Mar 09, 2021 1:34 pm
I’ve used EVA foam kids play mat squares and they are super comfy. Most gym mats are too thick but you can find kids mats that are only 5mm-7mm thick. They glue on well with contact cement.
excellent idea,,, i even had some of those when my kids were little and i gave them away!


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