New Blister Prevention Patches
Wanted - blister-prone volunteers to help us test new blister prevention system.
Posted: 23 March 2009
Blisters can utterly ruin your day in the hills, which is why a new
blister prevention technology from a company called ENGO is so
Like other blister prevention system, ENGO uses self-adhesive patches,
but where it differs is that the patches stick to the inside of your
footwear to take the edge off tight spots, rough stitched areas or
'troublesome insoles', whatever they are. You could even use them as a
temporary measure to cope with hit spots when breaking in new shoes or
The material used is quite thin and designed specifically to reduce
friction rather than being a thick gel pad and the adhesive used is
pressure sensitive and reckoned to give a pad lifetime of around 300
miles or several weeks of walkin.
We Need Your Blistering
Because the OM test foot is monumentally tough, ahem,
we're looking for three blister-prone OUTDOORSmagic members to help us
test the patches in the real world. Just send an e-mail to email@example.com
with the subject line 'Blister
and we'll do the rest. All you have to do is use
them and report back. Simple eh, so the more blister prone you are, the
That's enough blisters, thanks to everyone who responded.
More details at www.goengo.co.uk
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We're looking for three blister-prone volunteers to help us test some ENGO blister prevention patches. Just drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll select three testers and send you some patches to try out.
Massive response, no more left. I'm going to see if I can get some more from the importer though for, erm, a wider test
Posted: 23/03/2009 at 16:35
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Hi Jon, you've got more mail.
Me with blisters!
Posted: 23/03/2009 at 16:51