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Re: RC: Skito pad/more details
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 10:36:49 -0400
From: Dave & Abby Bloxsom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Judy Finchum <email@example.com>,
Subject: Re: RC: Skito pad/more details
> Bingo!! Never thought of that. She is asymetrical....right shoulder
> is larger than left.....she used to be even more so until last year
> when other problems led the vet to conclude her right leg is shorter
> than her left. Corrective shoeing has improved the imbalance and her shoulders
> are more even than ever before, but not equal. However, this is the
> only pad that has ever shifted in the back before. I have had
> several people advise that the inserts come in different widths. I
> wasn't aware of that....the inserts I have are 3/4", perhaps 1/2"
> would work better for us.
what about shimming the saddle higher on the left side to balance her
Yep, have several things to try. I have had many good
suggestions...also talked to Arlo at Skito, who suggested some
shimming, or attaching ties to the back of the pad so I could tie it
to the back dees in my saddle. This would anchor the pad fore and
aft. I must say, their concern for good customer service is *very*
I'll be trying some of these different suggestions this weekend.
Thanks to you and EVERYONE for all your excellent input.....RideCamp is GREAT!!
Will let you know how the "one rat" tests go : )
Hilary....sometimes love isn't enough....shim away, Mom.
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