View Single Post
Old 07-29-2009, 11:39 PM   #8
Janet Rosen
  AikiWeb Forums Contributing Member
Janet Rosen's Avatar
Location: Left Coast
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 4,342
Re: Bujin Women's Hakama

Ashley Carter wrote: View Post
Just an fyi, I asked them about their koshita a while ago and they use a rubber now. Not sure when they switched, but they said it is firm, but very flexible.
I was taught many yrs ago by someone from Chicago to use plumber's gasket (a sheet of vulcanized rubber) to replace koshita filling if the cardboard fell apart. I've done it and it does make a wonderful strong, pliable koshita with lots of soft give for rolling and falling.

Janet Rosen
"peace will enter when hate is gone"--percy mayfield
  Reply With Quote