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cebee 09-15-2012 03:18 PM

Cashel ez knees?
Just bought a wintc western saddle, and am not looking foreword to breaking in the stirrups. Has anyone used the Cashel ez knees stirrup turners? Are they easy to put on?

PunksTank 09-15-2012 10:52 PM

I haven't used that - the best thing I find is making the saddle a little damp (just a enough to soften it, not ruin it :P) then putting the saddle on a rack and sticking a broom stick through the stirrups twisted appropriately.

cowgirl4753 09-15-2012 10:54 PM

^^agreed done this and works great, might take a day or 2
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SouthernTrails 09-15-2012 10:57 PM


These are a little less money and have no exposed metal, lots of people I know have used these and like them

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Foxtail Ranch 09-15-2012 11:27 PM

I use the E Z up stirrup extender with the turner included and it's awesome! I have a leg injury that makes mounting difficult and these really help!
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cebee 09-16-2012 08:13 AM

Does the broom stick method work with synthetic?

SouthernTrails 09-16-2012 08:30 AM


Originally Posted by cebee (Post 1685255)
Does the broom stick method work with synthetic?

The Synthetics that have a wide enough leather strap for adjustment behing the fender can be helped with the broomstick method, but will not work as well as a saddle with Leather Fenders.

If the Synthetic has a nylon strap, it will do no good.


cebee 09-16-2012 08:37 AM

Well, I guess I will get some stirrup turners then! Thanks!

PunksTank 09-16-2012 08:44 AM

Good to know Southern- gonna stick with non-nylon fenders then!

Saddlebag 09-16-2012 07:58 PM

The wintecs are synthetic as as such aren't as stiff as leather and considerably more flexible. Broomstick method doesn't work with synthetic as it's impervious to moisture. With leather it works if the leather is dampened first and allowed to dry in the turned position.

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