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Old 10-05-2012, 03:43 PM   #41
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Just got my ProKnee pads to day. I never realize they take up the whole lower leg. Looks to be very well made.

Question for the guys that have them. Do you put the lower strap above the top of the boot or below?
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Old 10-05-2012, 03:52 PM   #42
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I just use my hiking shoes when I wear them.
After you do a big job and are on your knees all day you will LOVE them.
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I just use my hiking shoes when I wear them.
After you do a big job and are on your knees all day you will LOVE them.
I got the 1'' foam pads , cant wait till monday and so i can run them though the paces.
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One thing I do not like is the white rubber. I wonder how they would last if I painted them black. That would blend in better with the rest of the frame.
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I was lucky enough to be chosen as a product tester for the Total Comfort Knee Pad and my work is changed forever - thank god. I've struggled with other knee pads from Home Depot and Lowes but these are different.

They actually use real memory foam as part of the padding (why didn't anyone else think of that?!) But the padding is actually two separate layers. They call it progressive resistance and it's AMAZING!!

I don't know if they are selling them yet, but they are the best I've ever used. And they are only 35 bucks! But they let me keep mine =D

Here's their website: www.totalcomfortmedical.com
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The best ones that are readily available are r&j doubles, clc, trowel, barwalt for tile guys, and kneepros not to be confused with pro knees.

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Trust me, the Total Comfort knee pads are well worth the wait!
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Trust me, the Total Comfort knee pads are well worth the wait!
For comparison, have you ever tried proknees?
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I have a pair I got from HD- the reason I got them was that they are FLAT! (instead of rounded like most other knee pads). I can reach to the side without feeling like Im balancing on a ball.
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Yes I have tried proknees.

And to Madmax's comment, that is exactly why I love the Total Comfort ones. The whole knee pad wraps around your leg and the foam curves around your knee. I used to slip off of certain knee pads when I shifted my body weight and I felt like I had to exercise my abs all day for stabilization. I don't have that problem now with the Total Comfort product because it's impossible to slip off the sides.
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Marcus It sounds more like you are trying to get these "special" pads of yours some search engine optimization.

If you are a Tile guy show off some of your Sets on http://www.contractortalk.com/f73/wh...working-79809/

You say that you have struggled with the cheap pads from the big box stores. You also say that you have tried Pro Knees. If you have ProKnees why were you still buying cheap pads from big box stores.
Your story does not add up.
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Before my proknees got stolen I wore them 40+ a week for 6 months. Other than dirty, they were like new. I would blow through 40 dollar big box knee pads within a week. I do think Proknees are a bit over hyped though, I guess because being on your knees is still being on your knees. It's been two years and I haven't replaced them, must be loosing my mind.
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Marcus It sounds more like you are trying to get these "special" pads of yours some search engine optimization.

If you are a Tile guy show off some of your Sets on http://www.contractortalk.com/f73/wh...working-79809/

You say that you have struggled with the cheap pads from the big box stores. You also say that you have tried Pro Knees. If you have ProKnees why were you still buying cheap pads from big box stores.
Your story does not add up.
Charimon it sounds like you are looking to create controversy. I was merely adding to the discussion. If you have issues with that, I apologize for your trouble.
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Charimon it sounds like you are looking to create controversy. I was merely adding to the discussion. If you have issues with that, I apologize for your trouble.
No Controversy Just calling it as it is.
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I was lucky enough to be chosen as a product tester for the Total Comfort Knee Pad and my work is changed forever - thank god. I've struggled with other knee pads from Home Depot and Lowes but these are different.



They actually use real memory foam as part of the padding (why didn't anyone else think of that?!) But the padding is actually two separate layers. They call it progressive resistance and it's AMAZING!!



I don't know if they are selling them yet, but they are the best I've ever used. And they are only 35 bucks! But they let me keep mine =D



Here's their website: www.totalcomfortmedical.com

How did you get in on that deal?

By the way, I looked at the website, and being that they are neoprene on the outside, I don't see how they would hold up more than a month. I've had some that stretch around the leg and fasten with Velcro before, and I find them too tight when kneeling, and they make me sweat.

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