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Aug. 23, 2012
SoftballRob
Men's 40
1 posts
Best website for titanium necklaces?
I finally found a great website (TitaniumTwisters.com) for those sports rope necklaces. They actually let you customize your necklace with about 50 colors of rope to choose from and they offer more sizes than I've seen from any other company. You customize it, they assemble and ship it within a few days from here in the US. This is the only company I've found that lets you customize. I just did one in my team colors and it turned out really well. Here is a link to their customizing page:

http://www.mysportsarsenal.com/products/view/Titanium%20Twisters

Thoughts? Anyone have any other websites for these that they'd recommend?
Aug. 23, 2012
rightrj1
Men's 55
208 posts
Hey Rob,
Do these things really work? if so, what are they supposed to do?
Aug. 23, 2012
SCRAPPY
29 posts
99% of all Major League Players use one type of necklace, bracelet, tape, socks, etc. Phiten is the brand and their products are also used in the NBA, NFL, and soon in the NHL. Phiten is the official MLB supplier for Socks and Arm Sleeves. These other companies are knock offs and you can go to their web sites to see what players use their products, Medical studies, etc. I have been using the Phiten products for 7 years. Reason is they work. Others are wanabees. Go to Phitenusa.com
Scrappy 6
Aug. 23, 2012
rightrj1
Men's 55
208 posts
Scrappy, thanks for the information, but can you tell me what are supposed to do for you? You stated you have used them for over 7 years, may I have an example of what they do for you?
Aug. 23, 2012
Dbax
Men's 60
1269 posts
If you believe they do anything, I have some swampland for you.
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
Dbax...here is what they do for "some" people:

promotes health and fitness
relieves muscle soreness
help with anxiety and anger
increases flexibility
reduces fatigue

I happen to be one of those people that it has helped.........I have been wearing one for over 5 years now.

I sell them and I tell "everyone",it may not work for you.......somethings don't work on everybody, but it has worked and helped me.......that is what I am going by, don't need any swamp land, thank you very much !
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
Apparently the power of suggestion can be mighty powerful....:(
Aug. 24, 2012
rightrj1
Men's 55
208 posts
#6,
No disrepect, but I'm having a hard time with this one!
Sounds like it does all the things WEED does...lol
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
rightrj, you might be onto something....:)

I wonder how many of these pro athletes wearing them are being paid to do it. Or at the least are getting them suppied for free. After all, pro sports is starting to more and more resemble NASCAR.
Aug. 24, 2012
Paco13
365 posts
#6 forgot to mention that it also increases your sex drive...LOL.
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
And your size????? LOL
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
Along time ago I was playing for Mizuno Sports,,,,,,,Ricky Henderson was wearing Mizuno Shoes, wrist bands and batting gloves....one game I was watching he had black tape covering up the Mizuno logo on his shoes. I called the big man at Mizuno and ask what that was all about, he said watch the game tomorrow, and I did,,,all the lohgos were present, he said he call Henderson personally and said show the logo or you will be pulled from representing Mizuno.at that time he was only making about $25,000.00 a year to represent Mizuno !
All of you wise asses, all I am saying is that they work for me.And Gary19, my "size" is a lot bigger than your brain !
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
As I said, the power of suggestion can be mighty powerful.

Perhaps it is me, though I doubt it, what are you trying to communicate with your Rickey Henderson story? Truth is, athletes are paid ALL the time to wear/endorse products. How many of the guys you referenced are being paid? How many wear it for NO compensation?
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
rightr1, you ask what do they do and I told you what they do for me, that was all I was saying...you ask and I told you !

Gary19, you ask how many pro athletes wearing them are being paid.......I just told you they don't get paid as much as you think they do and Henderson was an example. !

Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
But they are being paid something.

And where did I say what I think they are receiving for you to say they don't get as much as I think? I had no numbers in mind, yet you came to that conclusion.

My simple point is just because they are wearing them does not necessarily mean they truly believe in them as much as are taking money to wear something that at least is not harming them. Not exactly a ringing endorsement.
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
You said you were wondering how many are getting paid.let's leave it at that or this could go on for days.............you tire me out !
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
And I stil am, for the simple fact that those who are being paid clearly have another motive for wearing them beyond how well they allegedly work. So, again simple, you saying that 99% of all Major League Players use one type of necklace, bracelet, tape, socks, etc. is NOT the endorsement you wanted to make it appear.
Aug. 24, 2012
rightrj1
Men's 55
208 posts
6, I was just having fun with you...Thank you for your answer but i rather light one up instead....lol
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
rightrj1,
No problem.
Aug. 24, 2012
Dbax
Men's 60
1269 posts
#6, of course they work for you. You are selling them. Just Google the product. You will see their claims are total bull#**#!
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
I can do nothing and just talk myself into feeling what #6 says that stuff does, much less when I ingest something or put something on with the precconceived notion that it will help me. I believe it is called a Placebo Effect.
Aug. 24, 2012
SCRAPPY
29 posts
All I can say is that I had Tommy john surgery and also tendon transfer surgery on my wrist and thumb. I used to take asprin, IB profin, whatever to help with the aches. Since wearing my Phiten products I no longer take them. Call it memntal or whatever, It worked for me. As for BS why don't you ask the MLB players why the went to Phiten socks? No they do not get paid to wear them but they seemed to help their feet and they requested them over the other brands they were using. Anything that can safely help me get through another season and feel better I will use. Not big into putting chemicals or pain killers into my body. If you don't believe they help then don't use their products. By the way Randy Johnson first started using the Phiten products many years ago when he was in Japan getting Accupuncture treatments. Remember when they thought accupuncture was a lot of bunk also? Who knows, but if it helps me I will continue to use.
Scrappy 6
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
"No they do not get paid to wear them"

How exactly do you know this? Some of us are curious. Well, I know I am.

"they requested them over the other brands they were using."

Again, sources please.

"Remember when they thought accupuncture was a lot of bunk also? "

I am almost 56 and have yet to know a soul who has had accupuncture. Plenty who have had surgeries, take pain relievers, anti-inflammatories, use ice and heat, warmup and stretch. But none who have used accupuncture. So I am not really very sure how prevalent it still is, or ever was.
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
Dbax.............I wore them long before I sold them.....google all you want THEY HELP ME AND THAT IS GOOD ENOUGH FOR ME !

SCRAPPY...........Glad the Phiten works for you......can't make believers out of people who never have tried them.good luck the rest of the season.

Gary19, argueing with you is like wrestleling with a pig, after awhile you realize the pig likes it.told this to Epstein once....HMMMMMMMMMM.

Like SCRAPPY said, if you if you don't believe they help, don't buy or use them !They help us......end of story, let's move on !
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
You just sound like "Epstein" !Welcome back Kotter !Sorry.......that was suppose to say Enstein !
Aug. 24, 2012
SCRAPPY
29 posts
The reason I know is that I work with pro athletes and the products that many of them use. The last official supplier of socks to the MLB was a company called Twin City Knitting. Torrey Hunter was the first to put in a request for Phtien socks and others followed with requests to their equipment managers. I don't want to get into all these technicalities but if people use the products and like them, so be it.
As far as accupuncture, it is used all over the United States and other countries by many people. I have known several people who have used it and with some it works better than others. I have to get back to work so no more info today. Meeting with the Denver Broncos today to work on some products. It is my business and just another job until I retire next year.
Scrappy6
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
#6, who's arguing? I just want others to realize that there could be many reasons why, even if it is true, your claim of how many pro athletes wear this stuff. Sorry you see it as an argument and not as an opportunity to try and prove your currently baseless assertion.

Scrappy, I believe that you might know many who have used accupuncture, it's just that I don't know any. That was all.
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
Gary19, I will go slow so you can follow this.........ALL I AM SAYING IS IT WORKS FOR ME AND "EVERYONE" THAT HAS BOUGHT ONE FROM ME, HAS SAID IT WORKS FOR THEM !
Try and have a nice weekend............

Go back and re/read this post..Scrappy said 99% Major Leagur Players wear them.........I DIDN'T, BUT I DO AGREE WITH HIM !
Aug. 24, 2012
Dbax
Men's 60
1269 posts
#6 , didn't you sell Acia juice too?
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
"Dbax...here is what they do for "some" people:

promotes health and fitness
relieves muscle soreness
help with anxiety and anger
increases flexibility
reduces fatigue

I happen to be one of those people that it has helped........."

Hmmmm, looks like you really said just a weeee bit more than that. Honesty never hurts, you know.

I never said that many don't wear them, I have no idea and you probably don't either. I was just trying to inform the less-informed on how these things work, and to be leery of how many of those 99% are paid endorsers.

My weekend will be fine, thanks for the concern.
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
Dbax......what in the F--- does Acia Juice have to do with necklaces? You and Gary19 should be on the same team !
You and honesty should not be spoken in the same sentence !

Gary19........go play ball with Dbax !
Aug. 24, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
Dbax.......I still drink acia juice !
Aug. 24, 2012
Dbax
Men's 60
1269 posts
Phiten and Acai juice have the same thing in common. They both do absolutely nothing and are a ripoff for the consumer.
Aug. 24, 2012
swing for the fences
Men's 50
999 posts
Did Willie Mays wear one of these?
Aug. 24, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
Wow 6, me thinks a couple of guys hit a nerve......:)

swing, I think Say Hey borrowed the Bambino's when he was done with it. In all seriousness, I am surprised those two survived without it. Heck, I am not sure how I have for 38 years.
Aug. 24, 2012
cal50
Men's 50
276 posts
Gary with as many nerves as you aim at, you are bound to hit one sooner or later.
Aug. 24, 2012
Omar Khayyam
994 posts
Gary19, it doesn't surprise me that many pro athletes are using titanium products. Athletes are known to be more superstitious than most humans, and will quickly glom onto any new product that supposedly helps if used regularly. Remember 10 years ago, it seemed like everyone was wearing copper? It's been debunked so often, that you seldom see a copper bracelet anymore. I'm like you—I'm now playing in my 60th consecutive season with no problems other than the occasional broken bone, and I've never taken any supplements (unless you consider ibuprofen a supplement). Never underestimate the power of a placebo.
Aug. 25, 2012
swing for the fences
Men's 50
999 posts
On this one I have to agree with Omar and 19.. dude try to put that test on me in the parking lot with balance bracelets and he pushed down on my arms and I didn't move with or without the bracelet... ended my interest right there... I don't believe in Magic or the invisible man..
Aug. 25, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
swing for the fences.............good for you !

Omar.............good for you !

Nobody has said "wear these", people ask and we tell them what we think...............you don't want to wear one.real easy.....DON"T !!
Aug. 26, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
What, no "good for you!" for me? LOL
Aug. 26, 2012
#6
Men's 60
1183 posts
Damn, saw a picture of Rober Cleemmens pitching yesterday and he was wearing one of these necklaces.................I bet his manager forced him to do it !
Aug. 26, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
I wonder how Cy Young was ever able to pitch HUNDREDS of complete games without one. What a lucky SOB!

How did Gehrig play all those games without one? Must have been really blessed.
Aug. 26, 2012
DonB
35 posts
A friend of mine was all excited about the phiten necklace that he had bought.Told me because of the necklace he had more energy.So I bought one and wore it religiously.I did not fell the energy that he did.That was five years ago.I eventually stop wearing it.This year I was told that I have arthritis in my ankle from a break from thirty years ago.I have been experiencing pain for a lot of years but this year was the worst.I was at a flea market a month ago where a lady was selling necklaces made of magnets I put one on and right away I could fell the hair on my legs standing up.I bought it.Not all the pain went away but the pain lessen quite a pit.The first ball game that I played after that day was remarkable I actually ran the bases for the first time with almost no pain.Since then I wear the magnet necklace around my neck and I rap the phiten around my ankle all the time day and night with no pain.One night I forgot to wear the phiten to bed and woke up with some discomfort.The lady that I bought the magnet necklace told me that the magnet helps the oxygen flow through your blood better.Why the phiten didn't work for me before I don't know,but the combination works for me now. I hope this info can help some else.
Don
Aug. 27, 2012
stick8
1283 posts
I wonder how Nolan Ryan threw 95 mph when he in his mid-upper 40's without wearing one?
Aug. 27, 2012
HJ
Men's 70
440 posts
Everyone can have an opinion and cite personal experience: worked or didn't. Until there is a double blind study there is no proof and yes there is a placebo effect, that has been proven.
Many things work and we can't explain why. Personal attacks are unnecessary.
Aug. 27, 2012
surf88
Men's 60
873 posts
I played ball with Scrappy for many years. I hurt myself when I was not training properly for sprints. I also had Tommy Johns and Rotator Cuff surgeries. Mike introduced me to Phiten Products and I have worn my Phiten necklace for many years. Since wearing it, I feel that it helped reduce the pain I had been experiencing. I know Scrappy to be a straight shooter, an honest businessman and a quality person. If you ask him a question, he will answer it honestly and fairly.

I would not hesitate to work with and buy Phiten Products from Mike Massong. Nuf Said!!!
Surf
Aug. 28, 2012
Webbie25
Men's 60
1976 posts
stick8-steroids for Clemens? Or just kept in shape and took care of his arm? I hit 78 on the radar gun 2 years ago at 58 yrs old pitching. No roids-just staying in shape.
Aug. 28, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
Steroids do not keep you healthy. If anything they contribute to injuries and early breakdown.

Clemens has near perfect mechanics, has for years, which contribute to both his velocity and health.
Aug. 29, 2012
Ceres
63 posts
I believe that most of these so call aids are mental aids or fashion. Most athletes are followers. Basketball players wear compression shorts and compression sleves. In past times no one wore these and they played just as well, but after one player started wearing them they all followed. Now #6 wears a titanium necklace and it helps him in many ways, but he believes it helps him and therefore it does. Baseball and softball players are very superstitious and sometime it helps them if they do silly things.
Aug. 29, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
Well said....:)
Aug. 29, 2012
hombre
Men's 60
220 posts
Just something of interest:


While many sports stars believe the necklaces give them luck, not everyone is convinced. Many doctors and scientists say there is no scientific evidence supporting Phiten’s theory. “There’s no science and physiology,” said Dr. Orrin Sherman, chief of sports medicine at the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases. “There’s just no way the chemical structure of the body can be influenced by magnets that small. It’s all superstitions with no scientific basis.”

Sherman noted that when people interact with magnets far more powerful than the Phiten necklaces, like the magnets in a CT (computerized tomography) scan machine, for instance, they do not report any of the effects pitchers and quarterbacks say they receive from the necklace.But while the physiology behind the necklaces doesn’t hold up to scientific scrutiny, that doesn’t mean they do not help. Athletes are a superstitious lot. From Craig Biggio, who did not wash his batting helmet for an entire season, to Wade Boggs, who would only eat chicken before games, athletes love all manners of hokum and voodoo. If the players think they are getting an advantage from the necklace and that gives them increased confidence, then they do in fact get a positive boost from the product. “You’ve gotta believe in placebo effect,” said Sherman.

So maybe science shouldn’t stop Hideki Okajima of the Boston Red Sox from wearing three necklaces whenever he takes the mound. Sure, the necklaces don’t actually alter the electric flow in the body, but as any player who has stopped shaving during the playoffs can attest, when you’re winning, you don’t want to change a thing.
Aug. 29, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
As I have mentioned, the power of suggestion can be very powerful.

The power of these necklaces, probably not so much.
Aug. 29, 2012
stick8
1283 posts
There is suspicion in my mind but only Clemens knows if he took steroids or not Webbie. I remember Marion Jones vigorously denying she took any substances as did Lance Armstrong. Look what happened to them. Irregardless, Clemens had a classic power arm with a nasty splitter.
Now I don't believe for one second Nolan Ryan ever took steriods.
Aug. 29, 2012
MrBill29
Men's 70
42 posts
Excellent website www.Tanel360.com
use product discount code BWNY43 and get and instant off on everything
Aug. 29, 2012
MrBill29
Men's 70
42 posts
www.tanel360.com
instant 20% off at checkout on everything BWNY43
Nov. 23, 2012
the answer
Men's 55
104 posts
have you guys ever heard of demonic power? whatever is not from God is from the evil one
Nov. 23, 2012
?
82 posts
I see some people wear just one thin necklace and some wear what looks like 2 or 3 necklaces woven together to be a thick necklace. Does the thicker the necklace give more benefit than the thin one?

Is it the more of these items a person wears the better it works?
Nov. 23, 2012
Gary19
Men's 50
2615 posts
?,

Only if wearing more increases your power of suggestion.
Nov. 23, 2012
Full Monty
79 posts

Rumor has it that wearing too many necklaces and wrist bracelets or wearing them for too long a time, can give the body overexposure.

And turn the wearer into something like the Incredible Hulk... <]:-)

Nov. 23, 2012
Omar Khayyam
994 posts
Gary19, you forgot to note that the more necklaces a guy wears, the better it works for the merchandiser! I would guess that production cost is under a dollar in China. Wonder what they sell for?
Nov. 23, 2012
mikey1
12 posts
That's it I'm buying one,the smallest one they make hanging it on my hoo-hoo so I don't have to pay $10 apiece for these damn blue pills anymore.
Nov. 23, 2012
Omar Khayyam
994 posts
Mikey1, promise if it works that you won't escalate to rhinoceros horn!
Nov. 24, 2012
Pull My Finger
69 posts
The best investment I ever made...

I have been wearing 3 thick necklaces and 2 wrist bracelets on both wrists for 24 hours a day, every day, for the last two years.

Since then, I have gone from playing 70 AA to 50 Major Plus.


Nov. 24, 2012
Omar Khayyam
994 posts
Can't argue with life experience.
Jan. 12, 2013
Jetboy
62 posts
Where is the titantium? The lable says:
62% polyester, 33% cotton, 5% polyurethane
Doesn't that add up to 100%?
Jan. 13, 2013
swing for the fences
Men's 50
999 posts

" The best investment I ever made...

I have been wearing 3 thick necklaces and 2 wrist bracelets on both wrists for 24 hours a day, every day, for the last two years.

Since then, I have gone from playing 70 AA to 50 Major Plus."

LMAO.. should change your name to Pull My Chain. LOL

Jan. 14, 2013
ju25
Men's 55
139 posts
I wore one faithfully for 2 years due to a herniated disc in my neck. Thought that it was helping with circulation. Took it off a year ago and nothing changed. IMO placebo effect. Neck pain and stiffness come and go, no difference from when I was wearing the Phiten. Looked good though.
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