1. Kissker's Avatar
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    Oct 2004
    Mar 13, 2006, 5:34 PM - Ribbed Rubber #1

    anyone know where to get ribbed rubber? like if it were flat, lookin at the end it looks like VVVVVV so it streatches and moves? flexible black.. thin.... ugg.. i needa find it... or rubber like material.

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  3. Muad Dib's Avatar
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    Jun 2003
    Mar 13, 2006, 6:38 PM - Re: Ribbed Rubber #2

    Try an industrial equipment catalog. They have no-slip mats for around oily machinery that sometimes has a pattern similar to that. It usually comes in different thicknesses also.

    Another good bet for ribbed-rubber is behind the counter at any 7-11.

    (just kidding about that last part but it was too good to pass up! ;-P)
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    Mar 13, 2006, 11:46 PM - Re: Ribbed Rubber #3

    ribbed rubber?? the family planning isle in your local drug store
  5. Kissker's Avatar
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    Mar 16, 2006, 3:31 AM - Re: Ribbed Rubber #4

    but see those are UUUU shaped ribs not VVVVV shaped ribs ^_^ they wont do at all!!!! sides.. i got about a 40 pack I aint usin right now.

    Ive thought about it, and Possible decided to get lycra and just stitch the cotton cording under neath a layer to provide the UUU look, not exactly what I wanted, but seems cheaper, and Lighter, and cooler for ventelation. not to mention, itll bend better over my joints.
  6. clonesix's Avatar
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    Mar 20, 2006, 10:55 AM - Re: Ribbed Rubber #5

    VVVVVVV type ribbing sounds like vinyl floor mat sold in many hardware stores. If the isn't stretchy enough, you might have to mold the floor mat and cast it in a urethane or silicone.
  7. Kissker's Avatar
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    Mar 20, 2006, 3:10 PM - Re: Ribbed Rubber #6

    End result- For now.
    I think Iam going to go witha much more flexible, much more BREATHABLE, much lighter solution. Black spandex junk, its got a shiney finish with scale type design, dunno how else to describe it, but it looks amazingly like rubber. ill just sew some small cotton cording in it to give it a UUUU look. not exactly what I wanted, but Itll be snazzy enough.

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