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It cannot be stressed how important the grip of the golf club is to the golfer and the golfer’s performance. If the tool isn’t right, the execution would be flawed. The feel of the club in your hand and the force with which you can control your swing all depends crucially on the club grip.
Undermining its importance will affect your performance in the long run without you even realizing the damage until it is very late. This is why every golfer must have this knowledge of regripping their clubs at any given moment to keep their performance equipment top-notch resulting in excellent gameplay.
This are the only four things you would require to perfectly master the art of regripping: Vise and rubber vise clamps, Straight blade or utility knife, Two-sided grip tape (3/4 or 2 inches), Mineral Spirits Grip Solvent.
Vise and rubber vise clamps
The Rubber Vise Clamp is a fundamental apparatus for those hoping to keep their golf clubs ensured while fixing, reshafting, restoring, repairing, supplanting, or regripping golf clubs in a seat tight clamp. The side ribs on the elastic tight clamp clip builds rubbing in your tight clamp with less weight while the jewel divert secures your shaft, keeping your club shaft all the more firm and consistent while you work. Work on your golf clubs without stress. The tight clamp clasp will help ensure your golf club shaft against defacing and guard against breakage. The clamp clip is 3.5″ since quite a while ago and extraordinary for an assortment of utilizations for use with any golf clubs including wedges, irons, drivers, putters, and the sky is the limit from there. Although the elastic tight clamp cinch is made of high-grade thick elastic, forestalls slippage, and keeps your club tight and ensured in the tight clamp during fix, be certain not to overtighten.
Straight blade or Utility knife
Figure 1 – Utility Knife
Figure 2 – Straight Blade (Tactical)
The grips on the golf clubs are usually gripped pretty well and do not easily come out just with the force of pulling with the hand. The grips although need replacing, require a good amount of work for them to be removed. This is where blades come in. Having a good quality sharp blade with a nice handle can help remove the old grip off of the golf club with ease without damaging or scratching the golf.
Two-sided Grip tape
When utilizing twofold sided hold tape, try to initially strip the easing off of the tape. The two sides of the tape are tacky. On the off chance that you leave the wax paper on one side, the tape may not hold fast appropriately to the grasp. To introduce a hold, you need in any event 1 wrap of grasp tape to coordinate the expressed size of the grasp. This implies there is one layer of tape that goes around (and doesn’t cover) the grasp, paying little heed to the size of the hold.
An All Purpose Grip Solvent is intended to give simple, proficient grasp establishment and shaft cleanup. The Grip Solvent is prudent and enacts all dissolvable actuated hold tape. It uses are:
- Simple establishment of ALL hold materials and grasp types
- Can be reused again and again
- Snappy dry occasions – holds can be utilized in under 60 minutes
Now that we have all the tools required to regrip out golf club shaft with ease, let us begin the process. The process would be divided into eight steps for easier readability and understandability. It will help you regrip your golf club in less than a minute.
SECURE THE SHAFT
Utilize a tight clamp to make sure about the shaft close to the tip of the hold utilizing a defensive elastic tight clamp clasp. Position the club face opposite to the floor in the playing position.
Eliminate THE OLD GRIP
Utilizing a straight cutting edge or stripper, eliminate the old hold. Make certain to remove from yourself consistently. Strip or scratch off the old grasp and hold tape. Utilizing a material and Mineral Spirits Grip Solvent, clear off the buildup.
Star TIP: Utilize a utility blade with a snare cutting edge on graphite shafts to maintain a strategic distance from harm to the shaft.
MEASURE FOR TAPE
Hold the new grasp corresponding to the shaft to decide how much zone should be covered by the tape.
APPLY THE TAPE
Utilize either 3/4″ or 2″ twofold sided hold tape. On the off chance that 3/4″ tape is utilized, envelop by a winding development from the highest point of the shaft to where the lower part of the hold will be on the shaft. Eliminate the tape support and cover the finish of the shaft with additional tape.
Genius TIP: Apply develop tape on the shaft if a curiously large hold is wanted.
CLEAN WITH MINERAL SPIRITS
Cover the vent opening in the butt end with your finger or golf tee, and pour a liberal bit of Mineral Spirits Grip Solvent inside the new grasp. Close the open finish of the hold with your hand and shake to cover the whole within the grasp.
POUR MINERAL SPIRITS OVER
Pour the abundance Mineral Spirits Grip Solvent (through the vent opening) over the whole length of the two-sided tape. Apply liberally. Utilize a plate to get abundance Mineral Spirits Grip Solvent for use on different clubs.
APPLY THE GRIP
Spot the hold over the shaft butt (with the arrangement design up) onto the club by crushing the open finish of the grasp. Push the grasp completely onto the club. Be certain the hold bang is into the shaft butt.
Star TIP: Make certain to do this while the grasp tape is as yet wet with Mineral Spirits Grip Solvent.
The hold would now be able to be appropriately lined up with the example square to the club face. (This should occur inside a moment or so subsequent to applying the grasp.) Allow holds to dry a few hours prior to playing.