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#1 Chris Allen

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Posted 02 December 2013 - 05:31 PM

Any Pro vest users purchase this bracket? 

 

I'm 6' 2" and am considering this bracket to use not for just low mode, but as my regular block height...

 

Seeing as the Pro vest doesn't have any adjustment for block height besides lengthening the vest. Tired of having my right elbow always hitting the socket release pin on the arm, and doing the extra work of having the socket block higher on my torso.

 

Any thoughts?

 

Thank you,

 

Chris

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#2 Yousheng Tang

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 11:56 AM

Hi Chris, I bought this piece couple years ago when I bought a pro vest. I'm 6' and had the same concern as you at the time. Since I'm goofy and WK didn't make a goofy version, I had to make some adjustment to the vest but never found the time. I have the piece lying around in the closet. You're more than welcome to try it out if you'd like. 


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#3 JobScholtze

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 04:21 PM

Klassen made me a goofy version. Jack changed the buckles on the vest to the other side so i had plenty of room for that ibaird, wich i LOVE btw. 


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#4 Yousheng Tang

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Posted 04 December 2013 - 03:34 PM

That's right! Thanks for reminding me, Job. I did get the goofy version from WK. It's the vest buckle switching I never had the time to do. 


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#5 dash adamson

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 02:19 PM

Been thinking about the same thing, how I would lower the socket block on a pro vest my self. hmmmm making that vest seem more attractive now..

 

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#6 Chris Allen

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 05:21 PM

It's a qualtiy vest, but I've never been able to get it to 'fit like a glove' like a lot of owners say.  Still struggle to this day with fit.

 

@Dash: Hope all is well with you. 

 

-Chris


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#7 Brad Smith

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 06:04 PM

Klassen made me a goofy version. Jack changed the buckles on the vest to the other side so i had plenty of room for that ibaird, wich i LOVE btw. 

Job, do you use the ibaird full time? Or only for when you need to lower the socket block. I'm interested to know if lowering the socket block affects the way the weight feels on your body/back.


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#8 JobScholtze

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 04:29 PM

Yes, full time. The weight is more on my hips now, which i like much better


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#9 RonBaldwin

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 05:18 PM

I have used mine for the past few months and feel the same as Job
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#10 Brad Smith

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Posted 13 April 2014 - 02:32 AM

Thanks guys, good info, will order one when I get a PRO vest.


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#11 Stig Indrebo

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 12:08 PM

6'3" operator here.

 

My PRO-vest arrived the other day ( :D), luckily the ibaird came along with it. First tried the vest with the original bracket - the arm got way to high up, and I got tired of holding my elbow so high to avoid bumping it into the arm. Then put on the ibaird - perfect. I can now do both "low" and "normal" height shots, and my elbow is more free/relaxed. And as Job says, the weight is more on the hips, much better. For me it's a full time bracket. 


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