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Old 05-19-2021, 05:36 PM
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Grab bar grip

Stowable steel grab bar was a great buy! What would you recommend to wrap the metal to get a firmer grip?
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Old 05-25-2021, 03:02 PM
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Re: Grab bar grip

Raul,
Been using this on mine for a few years. Wrap it a couple times and it sticks to itself.

https://www.amazon.com/Tape-Rubber-0.../dp/B00LPNGTK6
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Re: Grab bar grip

Thank you, Bayport! The steel gets a little slippery when wet. Finally got the bar for this last season- put off buying one for a decade- sure helps on turns, when standing and running, flying over beaver dams,etc.😁
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Re: Grab bar grip

We wrapped the grab bar on the mud boat with paracord all of the way around. Works great.
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Not a bad idea using the cord! Did you use any adhesive?
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Re: Grab bar grip

Nope, just wrapped very tightly and then at the end, used electrical tape to keep the end down. Probably a fancier way to do it but it has held up for 8 years or so now. Nice and smooth all the way with no knots to catch on anything.
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Ok! I used paracord years ago as decoy line but it was overkill, definitely is tough material!
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