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Old 03-25-2009, 08:32 PM   #1
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Default EVA foam grips

Is it better to shape grips on the lathe then install on rod, or just shape them after they are installed. I usually shape after grips and reel seat are installed but this time I am using the winding checks and dont want to scuff them up while shaping.
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Old 03-25-2009, 09:27 PM   #2
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Default RE: EVA foam grips

Get them sanded and prepped on a mandrel and than install. Clean up really good then after they set up sand again with 400 grit up to the winding check.
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Old 04-14-2009, 12:08 AM   #3
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Default RE: EVA foam grips

Should be able to sand on mandrel to what you want. Then install.Final sand with 220 should be ready to go. Good luck-Bill
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