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Old    Robot (k9fxr)      Join Date: Jul 2005       09-19-2008, 7:23 PM Reply   
on the 07 and now 98 Watsons, there are these inserts you plug the end of the lace into to help keep them from flailing around.
Every run mine come loose and the lace gets stuck under the boot (lots of invert crashs)
Anyone experience this and have a solution?
Old    Ken (ghostrider_2)      Join Date: Aug 2004       09-19-2008, 7:25 PM Reply   
yep.. and no solution other than trying to tuck them into the boot.
Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       09-19-2008, 7:50 PM Reply   
IS there a "Lace-dangle-preventor" that works 100% of the time? never pops off, even in some of the toughest crashes and only comes off when you want it? i want to think not, but i definitely can't brag about how many different boots i have tried.


but ass for preventing the laces going under the boot... i shortened my D2 boot laces. I found they were longer then necessary. I loosened up the boot as far as it would go (speaking of how wide the tongue would open and not the lace length) then cut off the excess lace. in otherwords, there was more lace then needed to loosen the boot all the way..... maybe your watsons are the same. (i used to tuck in the laces, but it is kinda uncomfortable)
Old    Joe Westfield (pogi)      Join Date: May 2006       09-19-2008, 9:48 PM Reply   
It makes a big difference if you put them in the right way. You may already know this but it took me a while before I realized there is a right way and a wrong way(try turning them around). They use to always pop out on me cause I just shoved them in without paying attention. Now they almost never come out.
Old    eric (eas)      Join Date: Nov 2001       09-20-2008, 5:50 AM Reply   
try tucking them through the gorilla grip on the back, then into the holster...seems to help them stay tucked.
Old    Chris Hopf (chrishopf)      Join Date: Sep 2007       09-20-2008, 5:54 AM Reply   
shorten your strings...I always cut mine..

CH
Old    Robot (k9fxr)      Join Date: Jul 2005       09-20-2008, 12:26 PM Reply   
Good thoughts, thanks
will try them
Old    Wes Fischer (wesley_is_wake)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-20-2008, 11:59 PM Reply   
I didn't notice mine until halfway through the season. It was kind of funny, The laces had been fastened already, and i didn't want to "F" anything up by messin with it too much, soo I just looked at them and was like-"oh that's cool".
One day, I was lacing them and one popped out of the insert. It was then that I realized I needed to be much more observant.
Old    wes graves (dkmode34)      Join Date: Mar 2004       09-21-2008, 8:38 AM Reply   
Yeah it really picces me of when my strings get stuck under my boots on my ct shanes! annoying!
Old    Robot (k9fxr)      Join Date: Jul 2005       09-21-2008, 6:32 PM Reply   
Looping it thru the pull strap in the back helped,
thanks

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