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From: (Frank Donovan)
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 1997 21:36:49 -0400 (EDT)
Hi Rick!

It ssure ounds like you did not receive a copy of the installation
instructions with your big grip order!

The yellow paint marks indicate the location where you should begin the
first cross-over.  Specifically, if the grip is terminated in a 3/8" heavy
duty thimble, begin at the closest yellow mark.  If the grip is terminated
in an insulator, begin the first cross-ever at the second yellow mark.

Installation is much easier if you install the short leg first, followed
by the longer leg.  The legs are different lengths to ease installation.

The grit develops the holding power of the grip!  You can remove and
reinstall the grips only during the initial installation process.
After two weeks of use, discard the grip if you remove it.


On Sun, 7 Sep 1997, Rick Wells wrote:

> OK, got all the right stuff, Big Grips for 1/4 inch EHS, the 1/4 inch EHS 
> cable, 3/8 inch thimbels, etc.  So now, how do I put them on?
> Specifically:
> 1. There are two yellow paint marks on each, 2.5 inches apart, about
> 5.5 inches from the top loop.  What do these mean?
> 2.  One leg of each grip is a bit longer than the other.  Reason?
> Which leg do you wrap on first or doesn't it matter?
> 3.  Looks like the inside of the grip is coated with something abrasive, 
> hopefully to stick well.  Can grips be removed and reinstalled or does
> this coating get damaged in the process?
> 4. Anything else I need to know?  (be kind...)
> TNX & 73,
> Rick, W2RW

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