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AkAxeMan


Dec 3, 2012, 11:39 PM
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I recently got back from a deployment and have gained a few pounds. My current harness fit me before but the waist strap only has about 4 inches of smack after I loop the strap back through. Otherwise the harness is undamaged and fully functional.

Two questions:
1. Is 6 inche of slack just some arbitrary figure I have been hearing with no meritt?
2. Would it be wise to buy a larger harness to use until I lose the extra pounds.

Thanks in advance for your responses, even dicks who feel the need to point out that I am a noob. (Its why I am asking)


gunkiemike


Dec 4, 2012, 2:57 AM
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Four inches sounds like enough to me.


bearbreeder


Dec 4, 2012, 5:12 AM
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Select a harness based on intended use and fit. The waist should fit snugly across the hipbones. Most manufacturers recommend that re-threaded straps have at least a 10cm tail when closed. Check the recommendations for your harness.
http://www.mec.ca/...lmets/HarnessFit.jsp


saint_john


Dec 4, 2012, 7:28 AM
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gunkiemike wrote:
Four inches sounds like enough to me.

Said no woman ever...


billcoe_


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AkAxeMan wrote:
I recently got back from a deployment and have gained a few pounds. My current harness fit me before but the waist strap only has about 4 inches of smack after I loop the strap back through. Otherwise the harness is undamaged and fully functional.

Two questions:
1. Is 6 inche of slack just some arbitrary figure I have been hearing with no meritt?
2. Would it be wise to buy a larger harness to use until I lose the extra pounds.

Thanks in advance for your responses, even dicks who feel the need to point out that I am a noob. (Its why I am asking)

What model and Brand? Off the cuff I'd think it would be fine but why not go with what the Mfg recommends?


AkAxeMan


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It is a black diamond harness and I feel stupid for asking now. I checked all the labels and too figure, the one under the waist strap indicated that three inches was enough slack on this model. Thanks for the help.


jeepnphreak


Dec 5, 2012, 2:40 PM
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saint_john wrote:
gunkiemike wrote:
Four inches sounds like enough to me.

Said no woman ever...

heh heh heh


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