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    Gentlemen,

    In three weeks I will be attending a 3-day Ladies-only pistol and rifle camp. We have been told to bring knee and elbow pads for the rifle portion. I have no experience with this, and have been looking online and in local sporting goods stores. The choices range from inexpensive slip-on volleyball pads to the super duper tactically-correct expensive gear. I even saw carpet layer ones at Lowe's.

    Any suggestions? Anything to specifically avoid?





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    Anything you feel comfortable in. Avoid plastic. They slide. They all work to keep rock from poking you and concrete from scraping you. If it feels good and you can move in it then it's good to go.

    Check the knee pads pretty good. Most of em slide down on ya. Walk around. Jump up and down. If they ride good go for it.
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    I think Darksaga would be your best bet to give you advice on knee pads.

    On another note if I were you I would show up without either. Tell them, "I may be a lady but I ain't a pussy." I would like to see the faces of the other women when you say that.

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    http://www.blackhawk.com/product/Neo...Kit,1591,9.htm

    http://www.blackhawk.com/product/Neo...Pads,170,9.htm

    http://www.blackhawk.com/product/Adv...s-v1,164,9.htm

    I'd go with either the set if the knee pads allow you to attach them and are not enclosed like volleyball
    The hard knee pads are easier on the knees...ROCKS...and the soft elbows don't slip
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyshark View Post
    I think Darksaga would be your best bet to give you advice on knee pads.

    On another note if I were you I would show up without either. Tell them, "I may be a lady but I ain't a pussy." I would like to see the faces of the other women when you say that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyshark View Post
    I think Darksaga would be your best bet to give you advice on knee pads.

    On another note if I were you I would show up without either. Tell them, "I may be a lady but I ain't a pussy." I would like to see the faces of the other women when you say that.

    Have fun storming the castle.
    LOL - I'd LOVE to do that, but my knees ARE pussies! And I don't think Kay would bat an eye.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gunsmittys View Post
    http://www.blackhawk.com/product/Neo...Kit,1591,9.htm

    http://www.blackhawk.com/product/Neo...Pads,170,9.htm

    http://www.blackhawk.com/product/Adv...s-v1,164,9.htm

    I'd go with either the set if the knee pads allow you to attach them and are not enclosed like volleyball
    The hard knee pads are easier on the knees...ROCKS...and the soft elbows don't slip
    Thanks Smitty, I'll check 'em out.





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    On the range I would say get soft volleyball style ones at any sporting goods store.
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    I have use ones from Home Depot with good success and they are cheaper than "operator" high speed low drag black and velcro ones. Your not going to look pretty but they are functional.

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    I hear Spongebob holds an annual All Women pistol camp.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyshark View Post
    I hear Spongebob holds an annual All Women pistol camp.
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    Of course there is also a small "buddy aid" session where we simulate being inside a car with limited oxygen and the students must maintain close cover and breathe through the musk scented "fleshy mask" which requires stimulating the breathing "apparatus" protruding from your female shooting partners "mask". This may give the false sensation of lesbian oral sex but of course it is not, just extreme training!
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    Ummm..... Okaaaaaayyy.........

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    Quote Originally Posted by LadyDoc View Post
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    About time, I was begining to get dissapointed with the replies about knee pads, thanks asshead. I am assuming that you are demonstartor for the car, and the cupping.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mainiac View Post
    About time, I was begining to get dissapointed with the replies about knee pads, thanks asshead. I am assuming that you are demonstartor for the car, and the cupping.
    You are correct on the cupping but the car is a shooting buddy drill, assbreath.
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