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on 28 January 2012
I bought this kit for use in my garage and this was the first time I had bought punch bag of any sort. Here's a quick rundown for anyone else considering this set:

Punchbag - Now I'm no expert, but I'm fairly sure the bag is some sort of vinyl/leather effect bag and not real leather, so be aware of that when buying. I've since learned that real leather bags last much longer and start at about £120. The quality of this bag seems decent enough though. I've smacked the hell out of it since it arrived and it's held up to everything I can throw at it. I'm about 15 stone and work out a fair bit, so if you're around that weight or lighter, I don't think you need to worry about it splitting or anything. It is quite well packed with cloth strips, but there is a bit of space to add extra filler if required. I topped mine up with some insulating sponge just to even it out at the top. The plastic hoops for the chain hooks are strong and look like they will last.

Bracket - The bracket and attachments are pretty poor to be honest. I think they would be okay for light hitters, but if you're going to be getting giving the bag all you've got, I'd definitely get a different bracket as this one is quite thin and the 'angle' part only slots into the top part of the bracket. The bracket also has just 3 bolts, which doesn't give it much purchase into the wall. After a week's use, the rawl plugs had come out of the wall and the bracket was very loose. I went out and bought screw-through anchor bolts and used those, but the arm of the bracket and the 'angle' part still come loose from each other. So I went and bought a different bracket which is heavier, stronger, and has 6 bolts to attach to the wall and 2 bolts holding the arm and 'angle' together. Much better. I would forget all about using the bolts and rawl plugs supplied with any punchbag though - go to a hardware store and get anchor screw through bolts. They are far superior and don't come loose. I got 8 for under a tenner, so shop around.

Chain hooks - Good. Strong, reliable chain. Due to space, I needed a shorter chain, but in the end I opted for doubling the chains back on themselves. The O ring at the top stops the chains getting crossed when the bag spins, so it's all good.

Gloves - The gloves I received weren't the ones shown here, but were some other type of MMA mitt. I found them to be pretty bad to be honest. Not very flexible and there's something about the structure of the fingers that damages my hand when I strike hard, even when my hands are wrapped. I'm now sporting a tender, purple, flat knuckle as a result. I went out and bought some Lonsdale boxing gloves (proper boxing gloves, not spar mitts) and they are much better. I can hit the bag as hard as I want without damaging my hand. (The Lonsdale gloves were just £6 in a well known sports chain too).

Other accessories - Wraps are standard fare - when used with a better glove, will do the job. I've gone for a gel, slip on wrap instead, but that's only because I'm lazy. Hand gripper, skipping rope and keyring are what you'd expect really. Nice extras.

Overall, good value kit - worth it just for the bag and chain. I've been using my bag for 20-30 mins every day and find it very therapeutic (and tiring). I also have an additional blast on it every time I walk past...just can't resist. A really good tool for improving fitness and strength. But unless you are a light hitter, make sure you go for a better bracket (or, like me, you'll end up filling in drill holes with concrete and starting again!). Really, you want one that has 4-6 bolts to attach to the wall and a bolt or strong welding to attach the arm to the angle part. I found one for about £35 on the 'net. And make sure you get the anchor bolts.
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on 28 June 2012
I ordered this 4ft punch bag on a thursday, it arrived on the Saturday morning. Can not get better service than that.
The product itselt is sound, 4ft bag, heavy, so it doesnt swing everywhere when hitting it. im 6"2 and 14st, and the lighter punch bags are all over the place. Not this one. great price also, gloves are good fit and comfortable and have good padding unlike some gloves on the market.
Definately recommend.
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on 7 June 2013
Bought as a birthday present for my daughter. Easy hanging instructions.Lots of extras came with the set. All very good quality.
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on 4 November 2011
The product came VERY quickly. The person I gave it to as a present absolutely loved it and although the pic shows a whole load of extras you actually get SO many! You get absolutely everything you could need with the punch bag. Was high quality, excellent service.
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on 19 March 2013
It is everything they said it would be a great buy. Good value for money and also good quality. EXCELLENT
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on 21 March 2013
This produce has nothing but good reviews (as I am writing this), and I am not going to break this trend.

This produce is of a very high quality, I thought for the price that this bag could not be "heavy" as it claimed to be. However it is indeed a heavy bag that is very well put together.

Comes with good gloves and a strong bracket for hanging.

Some other nice little items included aswell like mini gloves, hand wraps and a skipping rope.

This produce is well worth the money and would recommend to friends and other amazon shoppers.
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on 7 September 2014
Fantastic value - great quality
Slightly frustrating that the delivery charges were nearly as much as the kit.
I'd probably market the kit at the combined price & advertise free delivery....
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on 22 September 2012
Having been to the boxing at London 2012 with my son we decided to get a punch bag to hang outside and exercise on. This RDX set has been fantastic. It seems to be very well made and a good weight and size for me (6 foot) and my son (5 foot). I never realised what a good work out punching one of these bags for 10 minutes could be. I would recommend this RDX set without reservation. It also arrived very quickly.
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on 16 September 2012
The set arrived on time with everything inside it was amazing to see that there was nothing broken or damaged I am very pleased with my purchase and will be defiantly buying from RDX again
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on 4 May 2016
The bag itself is well made and filled with textile/flock type filling thats absorbs a good whacking and remains compliant with no settling - which was not the case with a previous bag I had from a different supplier. The hanging bracket is not perfect and is in two pieces that slot together rather than bolt together, this leaves the opportunity for the two parts to move independently just a little which will mean extra load on the wall fixings, don't know how long it will last but have been using it for two weeks now and it is still attached to the wall. Make sure to drill the holes (10mm masonary drill needed) for the bracket accurately and when inserting the expanding plastic plugs put some "No Nails" or similar into the holes before fitting the bolts and leave for 24 hours to completely dry - this will give a much better/stronger fixing (my first attempt without extra adhesive failed on the third punch - first time ever for fixing to masonary so not hugely embarrassed). The chains are 18 inches long so you may need to shorten them or loop each chain back on itself as I did to get a good height for striking. The bag weighs in at around 25kgs and can swing a lot when in use but there is a metal loop on the base so it can be attached to a floor fixing or heavy weight to minimise this. The other accessories including gloves and hand wraps are fine but what you are really buying is the bag, its hanger and fixings. When my bag arrived the chains were missing because the delivery box had been damaged but the supplier was top notch and I had replacements within in a couple of days with no extra charge.
So to sum up, this bag is well worth the price and great for training and getting a power and cardio workout. I'm glad I bought it.
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