But i m by no means suggesting you run out and buy one just to change your old grips. Fill a canister with acetone or another adhesive dissolving solvent.
Over the life of your clubs you will need to replace the grips.
How to get old grip tape off golf clubs. This avoids the cement from going inside the shaft. One of the most important components of a golf club is the grip. How to remove golf club grips by j d.
Rubber cement is available in art and craft stores. While there is definite room to argue which method is the best style for golf club regripping for the purpose of this article we re going to focus on the double sided tape. I can scrape a club in about 15 seconds spray a little solvent on there and then scrape it again for about 15 seconds and just wipe quickly with a paper towel.
Remove the old grip and close the club at its butt end using masking tape. Also keep in mind when purchasing golf grip tape you have a. Easy way to remove a golf club grip from a shaft without damaging the grip.
Doesn t matter if it s new tape old tape factory tape or even multiple layers of tape. Remove the grip tool and twist the golf club in the same direction as the wrapping of the grip until it gets pulled off of the club. Save your money and use a poor man s golf club grip remover to save that grip.
Remaining tape residue may be removed by using a solvent such as lighter fluid or paint thinner. Finally spray grip solvent. Insert the needle of the canister into the space.
There is no need for a grip tape when using this solvent. I ve been regripping my clubs since i started playing golf 25 years ago and sheepishly admit that i usually use a standard utility knife with. Use the scraper carefully to avoid nicking the shaft and scrape away from the body.
Then once the old grip is off remove any tape that s leftover on the shaft. Remove your old grips with a hook blade. Apply a little solvent on top of the shaft and slide the grip in position.
Use a club cleaner to wipe off any excess adhesive left behind by the grip. If your grips are worn out then your scores will begin to suffer on the course due to the loss of control of your golf shots. To re grip golf clubs start by cutting down the length of the old grip with a utility knife so you can peel it off.
You may pour the solvent directly onto the residue and wipe with a rag. Shaft is perfectly clean with no residue of any kind. Golf grip tape 101.
Remove the old grip tape with a tape scraper. If you choose to do the grip replacement yourself a common problem that arises is removing the grip tape from graphite shafts during the. Next apply new double sided tape over the same area where the old tape was and spray some grip solvent over the new tape.