Replacing Rubber Grip on Sculling Oar

  1. Cut old grip away from the handle using a Stanley knife.

  2. Clean the handle with thinners to remove any grease or grime.

  3. Select the correct colour grip for the correct diameter handle.

  4. Put the spoon of blade up against the base of a wall as you will be pushing against this in the next step.

  5. If you want a better bond and don’t want to get wet, use spray varnish to help slide grips on and push into place. 

  6. Place the grip on the end of the handle and your thumb over the hole in the end of the rubber grip, fill with water or use spray varnish method.

  7. In a quick forceful movement force the grip over the end of the handle.