Finger lap counter £13.50 + 95p P&P

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12/05/2004 at 14:29
You may all be aware of this company Swimshop but I got their catalogue today and it has a few neat training devices. The lap counter above and something called Timewindow which attaches to one "lens" of your goggles and allows you to view a digital counter which counts up to 20 minutes and is meant to be easy to star/stop. All for £31.50.

They sell loads of other training aids/swimwear etc and seem fairly priced. I got the catalogue as part of taking out membership for Swimfit so I'd assume they endorse Swimshop. They don't have a website but have an email address sales@swimshop.co.uk or phone (01582) 562111 where you can probably request a catalogue.
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
12/05/2004 at 14:31
Thanks Dodge, ill have a look.

HUD (Head Up Display) on goggles wow - do they sell torpedo's?
12/05/2004 at 19:13
Go for the ring lap counter - I've had one for about 6 months and I rank it as one of the best gadgets I've ever bought. So easy to use, and for long swim sessions indispensable for those of us a bit memory-challenged! I can now concentrate totally on my swimming form and not worry at all about whether I've missed a lap.
12/05/2004 at 19:20
i'll take two!
12/05/2004 at 19:55
Swimshop also have quite a few books/videos and cdroms.

TAI the finger lap counter is a ring and does look easy to use.
12/05/2004 at 19:59
Yep - mine goes round my forefnger on a velcro strap, all I have to do is hit the button with my thumb at the end of every length.
Monique    pirate
12/05/2004 at 20:33
I used my finger lap counter for the first time today and it recorded the entire swim, but then would only give me the first 8 laps and the total. Do I need to actually read the instructions or have I bought a basic model?
12/05/2004 at 20:47
i WANT one !
12/05/2004 at 20:59
P&P is 95p for orders up to £75 above that it's free.

ed I thought you wanted two?
12/05/2004 at 21:15
hmmm i'm confused... how many fingers have i got?
12/05/2004 at 22:20
13/05/2004 at 07:58
Anyone know where the counters might be available online
13/05/2004 at 09:09
knew i'd seen them somewhere..


that look the same? dodge? wolfie?
jellybabe (M.)    pirate
13/05/2004 at 09:16
are there any english sites that sell them?
13/05/2004 at 09:17
not that i've found...
jellybabe (M.)    pirate
13/05/2004 at 09:28
or could you wear a waterproof watch with laps/splits and hit that button each time.
would record how many laps, and times of each and total swim time.
might try that today.
will let you know
13/05/2004 at 09:31
well that works... but requires two hands every time you turn.
jellybabe (M.)    pirate
13/05/2004 at 09:44
cant do swim turns, so it wouldnt bother me
13/05/2004 at 09:54
me either.
13/05/2004 at 10:14
Same sort of device as the one in the catalogue ed but the swimshop one is made by WIN.
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