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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2014 4:33 am 
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Hey there,
I have the fiberglass tiller on my 18SX and the grip tape is looking old and nasty so needs replacing. Having trouble tracking down replacement tape that's waterproof - or at least won't peel off when wet - and ideally in different color options. Anyone have any ideas where you can find such grip tape?
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2014 5:28 am 
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I've used hockey tape. It's not totally waterproof, but its inexpensive and has worked well for several seasons. You can get it in cool colors too (although they do fade in UV).

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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2014 6:27 am 
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Rigging tape works great. Waterproof, grippy...but expensive. Usually found in white or black.


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Boom grip for a windsurfing boom.

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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 6:43 pm 
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Hockey tape idea is awesome and works like a charm. Thanks for the advice!

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