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Old 08-17-2014, 01:50 PM   #1
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Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

I made this polespear grip using rubber o-rings and 3/4" heat shrink tubing. Works pretty well and only costs $5.00.
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Old 08-17-2014, 04:00 PM   #2
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Re: Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

That's my preferred grip as well. SeaStinger uses it. Others will spiral wrap a chord and put the shrink tubing over that, but the slant of the spiral wrapping actually assists in losing grip of the spear.
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Old 08-17-2014, 04:10 PM   #3
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Re: Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

so ribbed is better??
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Old 08-18-2014, 04:23 PM   #4
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Re: Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

I saw the SeaStinger video and plagiarized their idea. Works very well.
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Old 08-18-2014, 08:51 PM   #5
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Awesome looking grip. jfjf had the great idea of using a golf grip, works great and its cheap, too.
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Old 08-30-2014, 10:57 AM   #6
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Re: Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

Where'd you get the heat shrink? Everywhere I've been stops at 1/2, which won't fit my spear. I used self bonding tape instead, but the heat shrink grips just look a lot cleaner IMO.
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Old 08-30-2014, 02:18 PM   #7
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Re: Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

West Marine or. Boat U.S. carries 3/4" and 1" heat shrink tubing in 3" lengths.
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Old 08-30-2014, 07:57 PM   #8
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Awesome, thanks! I'd only tried Home depot, Lowes, and Harbor Freight.
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Old 08-30-2014, 08:27 PM   #9
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Re: Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

Great post. I've been using athletic tape, it works almost to well but only last me a week...
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Old 09-02-2014, 10:46 AM   #10
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Re: Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

Harbor Freight has heat shrink kit with up to 1in ID tubing. I used 3/4 ID and 5 orings to make grip for HeadHunter Predator. Very inexpensive and works great.
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Old 09-02-2014, 11:43 AM   #11
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They must have been out when I was there. Thanks for the heads up though.
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Old 09-02-2014, 02:37 PM   #12
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Re: Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

I went to the Harbor Freight closest to me and they did not carry anything larger than 1/2" heat shrink tubing. Maybe it was only my store.
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Old 09-02-2014, 04:16 PM   #13
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Re: Homemade Polespear Grip for $5.00

I did the same thing, couldn't find heat shrink tubing big enough. I ended up going to an electrical store in BFE and they ended up having exactly what I needed.
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Old 09-03-2014, 03:19 PM   #14
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I will swing by and post part # for that tubing kit @ HF
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