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One of these days, I'll just bite the bullet and get a grip removal tool. But I just can't find any for what I consider to be a "fair" price.

 

 

$20+ for the metal blade just seems like too much for how simple it is. Then the injector is like $60+ and I've got no use for it besides my grips.

 

 

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One of these days, I'll just bite the bullet and get a grip removal tool. But I just can't find any for what I consider to be a "fair" price.

 

 

$20+ for the metal blade just seems like too much for how simple it is. Then the injector is like $60+ and I've got no use for it besides my grips.

 

 

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My budget approach: squirt some grip solvent in the vent hole of the grip. Put a needle in a pump (I don't have a compressor with storage, just an automatic tire inflator). Put the needle into the vent hole, pressing down enough to seal the end and let the pressure build in the shaft.

 

Systematically let the pressure build, so that the solvent starts working down the grip, and let off the pressure if the grip begins inflating at all.

 

It works better than my awkward description here suggests. Pulled the standard grip off my MLA this way with no trouble at all.

 

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:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 20°, Project X HZRDUS 85 5.5
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My budget approach: squirt some grip solvent in the vent hole of the grip. Put a needle in a pump (I don't have a compressor with storage, just an automatic tire inflator). Put the needle into the vent hole, pressing down enough to seal the end and let the pressure build in the shaft.

 

Systematically let the pressure build, so that the solvent starts working down the grip, and let off the pressure if the grip begins inflating at all.

 

It works better than my awkward description here suggests. Pulled the standard grip off my MLA this way with no trouble at all.

 

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So how much total grip solvent are we talking? That sounds like a teaspoon or so. I've got a test club and a bike pump I can try this with.

 

 

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:ping-small: G410 Plus: Tensei Orange
:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 FW: Tensei Blue

:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 Hy: Fujikura Pro
:ping-small: i500 5-GW: Modus3 105
wxW5hk4.jpg Equalizer 56/60: KBS Tour 90
:MLA: Tour Classic Black w/ :P2-grips-logo:

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One of these days, I'll just bite the bullet and get a grip removal tool. But I just can't find any for what I consider to be a "fair" price.

 

 

$20+ for the metal blade just seems like too much for how simple it is. Then the injector is like $60+ and I've got no use for it besides my grips.

 

 

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Don't you guys know anyone who works at a Pro Shop or somebody who knows someone kind of thing? Check out your golf buddies there's always a “guy”. Usually removing a grips not a big deal by someone who knows what they're doing. Check around maybe get lucky. Or with nothing to do in cold weather you just might want to experiment . Anyway I'm following your progress. My MLA needs a bit of dressing up.

 

 

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Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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So how much total grip solvent are we talking? That sounds like a teaspoon or so. I've got a test club and a bike pump I can try this with.

 

 

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I suspect that's the right amount.

 

The challenge of the bike pump, as I'm picturing it, is that the air line isn't going to be long enough to pump with your foot while you're holding the club.

 

If someone else can do the pumping, that might work.

 

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:taylormade-small: M4 3HL 16.5°, Atmos Red 60
:cobra-small: F6 5-6W, 19.5°, Fujikura Motore 6.3
:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 20°, Project X HZRDUS 85 5.5
:ping-small: G700 5–PW, blue dot, Modus3 105
:cleveland-small: CBX 48°
:cleveland-small: RTX-3 CB 54° and 60°
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Don't you guys know anyone who works at a Pro Shop or somebody who knows someone kind of thing? Check out your golf buddies there's always a “guy”. Usually removing a grips not a big deal by someone who knows what they're doing. Check around maybe get lucky. Or with nothing to do in cold weather you just might want to experiment . Anyway I'm following your progress. My MLA needs a bit of dressing up.

 

 

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I'm that guy, but I'm still cheap :-)

 

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:callaway-small: Rogue Sub Zero, 10.5°, Project X EvenFlow Blue 65
:taylormade-small: M4 3HL 16.5°, Atmos Red 60
:cobra-small: F6 5-6W, 19.5°, Fujikura Motore 6.3
:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 20°, Project X HZRDUS 85 5.5
:ping-small: G700 5–PW, blue dot, Modus3 105
:cleveland-small: CBX 48°
:cleveland-small: RTX-3 CB 54° and 60°
:odyssey-small: Stroke Lab R Ball, 34"
:srixon-small: Z-Star XV

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I'm a combination of cheap and a hobbyist. I take pride in doing the work myself and customizing my own clubs the way I want them even if it's not a perfect job. I never work on friends clubs but I'd be glad to do so if they asked.

 

 

The bike pump is one you stand on and push with your hands. I think the hose is long enough to make this happen.

 

 

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.......tracked by :Arccos:


:ping-small: G410 Plus: Tensei Orange
:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 FW: Tensei Blue

:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 Hy: Fujikura Pro
:ping-small: i500 5-GW: Modus3 105
wxW5hk4.jpg Equalizer 56/60: KBS Tour 90
:MLA: Tour Classic Black w/ :P2-grips-logo:

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I'm that guy, but I'm still cheap :-)

 

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Gotcha

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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I'm a combination of cheap and a hobbyist. I take pride in doing the work myself and customizing my own clubs the way I want them even if it's not a perfect job. I never work on friends clubs but I'd be glad to do so if they asked.

 

 

The bike pump is one you stand on and push with your hands. I think the hose is long enough to make this happen.

 

 

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Early in my life I was a Tool & Die Maker so I understand the “tinkering and do it yourself” stuff. Prefer working in my own stuff. I sure miss having a fulling operational Tool Room available.

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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One of these days, I'll just bite the bullet and get a grip removal tool. But I just can't find any for what I consider to be a "fair" price.

 

 

$20+ for the metal blade just seems like too much for how simple it is. Then the injector is like $60+ and I've got no use for it besides my grips.

 

 

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Understanable. I do a lot of grip removals for myself, as well as a few buddies of mine, and it easily pays for itself after just removing one set.

 

I was cheap at first, tried the wire coat hanger and solvent and it was a PITA and took forever haha. I said screw it and just dropped $20 and now it's easy as pie.

 

I bought a small air compressor this winter, so now I wanna learn how to do it that way.

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After a LOT of elbow grease, I got the test grip off. It took me a bit to learn the technique but I got rolling once I figured it out.

 

 

I'm not sure if this method will work for the Forward grip as it's much more rigid. We'll see if I'm feeling frisky or not.

 

 

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In my ATumSBM.jpg Pisa riding on a hXf3ptG.jpg 3.5+
.......tracked by :Arccos:


:ping-small: G410 Plus: Tensei Orange
:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 FW: Tensei Blue

:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 Hy: Fujikura Pro
:ping-small: i500 5-GW: Modus3 105
wxW5hk4.jpg Equalizer 56/60: KBS Tour 90
:MLA: Tour Classic Black w/ :P2-grips-logo:

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After a LOT of elbow grease, I got the test grip off. It took me a bit to learn the technique but I got rolling once I figured it out.

 

 

I'm not sure if this method will work for the Forward grip as it's much more rigid. We'll see if I'm feeling frisky or not.

 

 

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Go for it

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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After a LOT of elbow grease, I got the test grip off. It took me a bit to learn the technique but I got rolling once I figured it out.

 

 

I'm not sure if this method will work for the Forward grip as it's much more rigid. We'll see if I'm feeling frisky or not.

 

 

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I would imagine that a manual pump makes this process much more tedious. Tip of the cap to you.

 

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:taylormade-small: M4 3HL 16.5°, Atmos Red 60
:cobra-small: F6 5-6W, 19.5°, Fujikura Motore 6.3
:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 20°, Project X HZRDUS 85 5.5
:ping-small: G700 5–PW, blue dot, Modus3 105
:cleveland-small: CBX 48°
:cleveland-small: RTX-3 CB 54° and 60°
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:srixon-small: Z-Star XV

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Anyone try using plasti dip on putter shafts or heads?Screenshot_20180113-222729.png

 

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Driver:   :cobra-small: F9 driver 9* stiff shaft 

FW Wood:   :cobra-small:  F9 wood 14.5* regular shaft

Hybrids:  :nike-small: Vapor Flex  3 & 4 hybrids regular shafts 

Irons:  :srixon-small: Z565 - 7 thru PW & ZU85 - 5 thru 6 with Recoil ZT9 F4 shafts                                            

Wedges:   :cleveland-small: RTX4 52*, 56*, 60* 

Putter:  Ben Hogan BHB01 blade

Ball:  :Snell: Black

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Anyone try using plasti dip on putter shafts or heads?

 

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I did, on a shaft. In my experience, it began peeling almost immediately. And this, on a shaft from which I sanded all the chrome. I've heard others having better success, but my own experience with this was not good.

 

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:callaway-small: Rogue Sub Zero, 10.5°, Project X EvenFlow Blue 65
:taylormade-small: M4 3HL 16.5°, Atmos Red 60
:cobra-small: F6 5-6W, 19.5°, Fujikura Motore 6.3
:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 20°, Project X HZRDUS 85 5.5
:ping-small: G700 5–PW, blue dot, Modus3 105
:cleveland-small: CBX 48°
:cleveland-small: RTX-3 CB 54° and 60°
:odyssey-small: Stroke Lab R Ball, 34"
:srixon-small: Z-Star XV

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Forgot all about Plasti dip. I dipped the grille on my SUV a few years ago that turned out okay. Imo, it's a tough product to master, so much different than a can of spray paint.

 

But... Now you got me thinking.

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:ping-small: G410 3 & 4 Crossover

:ping-small: i200 5-PW

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:taylormade-small: Taylormade Spider X

 

 

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Forgot all about Plasti dip. I dipped the grille on my SUV a few years ago that turned out okay. Imo, it's a tough product to master, so much different than a can of spray paint.

 

But... Now you got me thinking.

oh oh

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Use a saws all. Or just a box cutter. You are not planning on reusing the grip ? Perfect time for some knife skills.

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Use a saws all. Or just a box cutter. You are not planning on reusing the grip ? Perfect time for some knife skills.

 

I have a hook blade I usually use but I do want to save it. If for no other reason, the grip is just too nice and attractive to slice and dice.

 

I'm not sure what I'll do with it, but it won't hurt anything to have a couple "rescued" grips laying around.

 

 

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In my ATumSBM.jpg Pisa riding on a hXf3ptG.jpg 3.5+
.......tracked by :Arccos:


:ping-small: G410 Plus: Tensei Orange
:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 FW: Tensei Blue

:cobra-small: King F7 3/4 Hy: Fujikura Pro
:ping-small: i500 5-GW: Modus3 105
wxW5hk4.jpg Equalizer 56/60: KBS Tour 90
:MLA: Tour Classic Black w/ :P2-grips-logo:

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I've purchased putter shafts from here many times.

 

Quality is outstanding

 

https://regripit.com/index.php/putter-shafts.html

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:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
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