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Casting help needed

Postby paul skelly » Mon Feb 06, 2012 3:25 pm

Hi all just a quick one lad just wanted to know the best stuff to make a thumb grip with?
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Re: Casting help needed

Postby round_ourway » Mon Feb 06, 2012 3:41 pm

some people use cricket bat grip, I use bicycle inner tubing with gorilla grip as well
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Re: Casting help needed

Postby paddyc » Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:10 pm

All good options above,, cheapest being bicycle inner tube as 1 tube = aprox 30/40 thumbys.
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Re: Casting help needed

Postby paul skelly » Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:35 pm

Thanks lads the yellow washing up glove fingers wasn't really working for me :oops:
Time to get a tube cheers :D
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Casting help needed

Postby red » Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:42 pm

Call to any bike repair shop and ask for a punctured tube and you'll get it for free. There's 3 types of tube so get a scissors and cut them to see which fits best

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Re: Casting help needed

Postby paul skelly » Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:46 pm

Thanks red that's a good idea :wink:
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