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  1. #1
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    Default Antares elastic breastplate question.

    Will it stretch out?

    I just got one in Full size. It seems a bit snug around his neck. Since I've never had an elastic one before I want to know how much it will stretch before I commit to spending that much money!

    It's this one.



  2. #2
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    Most of mine have stretched out a bit. It should be fine being a big snug in the begining, unless it is restricting air intake or rubbing of course.



  3. #3
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    I don't have the Antares one (yet!) but my elastic breastplate was a bit snug at first but has streached a little.



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    Would you say an inch or so, maybe?

    Thanks!



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    1/2 to 1 inch. Definatly not more then an inch though.



  6. #6
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    Default Seem to run small

    This new model runs smaller than the one I bought last year. The Size 3 from 2008 fit my huge 17h Warmblood just great and is a bit loose on my 17h narrow TB. Granted, it stretched out some but it is 3-4 inches longer in the elastic than the 2009 model. The size 3 that I bought this year is really tight and I didn't trust it to stretch out enough. Sent it back =(

    So, yes they do stretch, but they do seem to be running small. May consider a Size 3 if you can get your hands on one.
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  7. #7
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    Help!

    I have a 16.2 TB, should I get the 2 full or the 3 o/s?



  8. #8
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    I have the Nunn Finer elastic breastplate and it did stretch a bit. I think they are a little bigger then the Antares, I'm using a standard size breastplate on a huge WB, although it is on the last hole around the neck.



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