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Handle Grip

Discussion in 'The Tool Shed' started by burban89, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. burban89

    burban89 1/2 ton status

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    I bought a new 1/2 inch breaker bar just to keep in the Suburban as a lug wrench etc. Well its just a cheep 15 buck one, and it has the smooth handle. Do you guys have any ideas on what I can do to get some grip. on the handle.
     
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    hit it with the grinder in a few spots. chuck it up on a lathe and knurl it?
     
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    plastidip.. home repot sells it
     
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    mxfireman 1/2 ton status

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    Stuff works good have used it several times. You can either dip it or brush it on and control how thick you want the coat to be.
     
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    bike handle grip? :dunno:
     
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    That's kinda what I was thinking...or the right size rubber hose.The mechanics at work have used that plastic dip stuff on pliers and other things and it just peels off.
     
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    self adhesive grip tape.
     
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    Drey 3/4 ton status

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    Got a hockey playin buddy. Hes got this special tape for the end of his Hockey Stick. I bet it would work great its almost like a kind of fabric type deal. Id guess its fairly cheap.
     
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    I recommend these...

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    Lee Valley sells some good stuff.

    I like the bike grip idea actually, there are some awesome grips out there, check out good bike stores though not hardware stores.

    Everytime I use the diy liner I try to finish off the leftovers on something useful. I've done my highlift handle and love it!
     

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