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    Default Cairns ReaXtion Pant Silizone Knees

    Hey guys. I am in the process of speccing out a set of Cairns Reaxtion gear, and one of the options I was given was to get the Silizone Knees. Basically a layer of silicone in the knees for added comfort. Sounds like a great idea, I was just wondering if anyone had experience with these...how well do they hold up over time? Does it deteriorate quickly? Is it even that comfortable?

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    I'd ask myself "is it really worth the cost?" We didn't have that option when we ordered our Reaxtion gear, but we looked at the padded knee option they had. We ended up determining that we didn't need it due to the fact that it's not that often we are actually on our knees. The times we are, it's not that long and we really aren't paying attention to comfort.

    If you've got the money to burn, I don't guess it'd hurt to try it. But if you're weighing it against something else, I'd be hard-pressed to find a reason to go with it.

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    It's actually really nice. It does give you a nice little cushion when you're down. It's a pretty big pad, covering the whole secondary knee patch, and I think that it's been a nice addition to the gear. I've had my G-Xtreme for over a year now and its held up.

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    Is it possible for the knee pads to break and leak?

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    It's actually more like a very dense closed cell foam. Nothing to break or leak, and the 1/4" or so that the foam is does a nice job of not killing your knees as much on concrete, etc.

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    We have them. No issues with them, and I think we've done them since available. Definitely know they're there when you're on your knees. I had some Morning Pride padded/heat channel knees, and while also comfortable, I tore them up in no time with heavy use...

    Not sure the cost premium to go to them vs. without though.
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    Thanks for the replys. For the extra 35 bucks, I'm going to do it.

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