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How NOT to put new golf grips on your clubs

Written by: Tony Korologos | Date: Friday, February 3rd, 2012
Categories: BoneheadsGolf GearMiscellaneous

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UST Mamiya GripsI’m putting new grips on my clubs today from UST Mamiya.  Testing soon.  I’m not the best club grip tech, as is evident by the fact that I not only burned my thumb so bad heating up and removing the old tape with a heat gun, but the fact that I then scraped the freshly formed blister off of my thumb. The best news is that I tee off in about 40 minutes.

blister

All thumbs when it comes to putting grips on clubs...

Don’t try this at home. I’m a professional…

5 responses to “How NOT to put new golf grips on your clubs”

  1. Stefan Koeniger says:

    What did you do!? never got blisters putting on grips! Taking old tape off maybe?

    • Some real old tape wasn’t coming off so I heated it up with a heat gun. That I think gave me the blister, which I didn’t even know I had. Then I was using the thumbs to push the hot tape off the shaft and noticed some instant pain…

  2. No need for the heat gun. Works just fine with a hair dryer on medium to high heat setting.

  3. David says:

    Ouch! I think that is why it has always been worth it to me to pay someone to put new grips on my clubs.

  4. Electric Golf Trolleys says:

    Ouch indeed!!

    Agree, hair dryer normally does the job and far less dangerous!! 🙂

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