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Originally Posted by Classtime View Post
I fashioned a pair of plexiglass inserts to "prevent" hot spots. 14 weeks to go.

edit: the inserts need to be a bit longer. Maybe to mid arch.
And they need to be a bit more robust: right insert broke after 3,000 feet of climbing at start of third climb today.
If I was going to make inserts like that I think I would try kydex instead of plexiglass. It comes in various thicknesses and you can buy it fairly cheap on ebay. It can be cut with a pair of scissors and can also be heat molded.
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