the heavy weight sleeve

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  1. boarcity

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    amongst the ones iv tried the Ettore is the heaviest. its not a dripper -really hangs onto its waterload ettore.jpg - does my arm in

    dyou know of a real heavy un?
     
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  2. TolishAPurd

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    Is that the porky boar? I find the porky one of the lighter ones. The moerman holds a tonne of water and gets heavy on use, as does the ninja, but not so bad. I could probably do with a new sleeve now you mention it.
     
  3. boarcity

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    not the porky, its the ettore microfibre. if i hear of anyone who swears by it ,id shake his hand as surely must be a strongman [or possibly a masochist ! ]
    thats a point,if you want to beat yourself up ,truly "feel the burn before lunchtime" recommend you buy the ettore microfibre
     
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  4. Adams0211

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    I've only ever used two different sleeves. The Porcupine (which I used on first cleans) and the Unger monsoon which, as the name suggests, held a lot of water.


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  5. boarcity

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    #5 boarcity, Apr 3, 2016
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    gunth23.jpg gunth2.jpg heres a lady windie i know using an ettore , note the bulge on her arm muscle necessary to "work the weight "

    shes now lookin to retire !
     
  6. boarcity

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    youve had a charmed life it seems [both those are not so heavy]
     
  7. CHWS

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    I know guys who had them ettoree 1s for 3 years and never needed to replace them every day use.
     
  8. TolishAPurd

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    There's a lot to be said for light gear. I made a conscious effort last year to make all my gear lighter my making the switch to unger stuff and lighter ladders, and it does make a difference to how your feel by the end of the working day.
     
  9. Duncs

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    when i was trad this was my choice ettore as mentioned lasted ages
     
  10. boarcity

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    my favourite sleeve[syr tiger] syrtiger.jpg syrtiger2.jpg is pretty light.one of the lightweights. but the main reason its my favourite is because the fibres are made from quite a coarse material . this is only apparent After its been broken in-as it comes new the fibres are soft and it needs to break in first . one downside is its a real dripper but to me its pros outweigh the cons.
     
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