The easiest way I have found is to get about 3 wraps on each side then put
tension on it so I can take the wraps down together. if I don't do it this
i wind up with a curve in the grip that just doesn't look right.
I don't have much problem with EHS, but Philly is a wet noodle in comparison.
de n0yvy steve
At 01:45 AM 9/5/98 -0500, Bob Lovell wrote:
> Morning, fellas --
> Anyone else besides me had fits trying to install preformed grips on 6700#
> Philly??? I got several on OK but had three that refused to wrap correctly
> despite my best efforts.
> Things would be going fine until all of a sudden, about halfway down, one
> or the other would not fit around the Phillystran to save the world.? I
> rewrapping starting with the opposite leg, splitting one or both legs,
> rewrapping and changing the spacing, everything (I think).? It was as if the
> Big Grip was mismade for thinner strand.? And, yes, I followed the
> exactly, as well as I could, paying particular attention to the warning not
> to wrap a whole leg before starting on the other.? I ended up with metal on
> top of metal, or an inch or two of the ends not wrapped (#@#!&$!!).
> I'm trying to figure out if I got bad grips or am just a klutz!!
> Bob????? KK4TD
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