|Demo: Facing EVA and Hypalon Grips|
This is a process called "Facing" in the engineering line. But, I hv used the same term in rod building lathe as well.
Before you insert any grip onto the blank. You need to cut it according to your preferred length. Usually, most of us will make do with a penknife blade. Roll masking tape on the grip and use it as a reference line for cutting. However, this method is known to leave behind cutting marks and unbalance shave. To cure this problem, they hold the grip by the palm and rub it against the sandpaper on the ground. As this will not solve the problem of getting it at angle 90 degrees.
Achieved Right Angle after slicing off with a single strand of thread!!
I hv a very simple solution and that is to turn it on the rod lathe with a single strand of thread. It slices through like a piece of cake, leaving behind a smooth and good finishing. Save time and effort of getting your grip done in a spilt second!!!
This method can also be applied to cutting very narrow EVA or Hypalon rings. The rings of different colours will create another pattern for your grip.
Try it and you will be amazed....
Last edited by Guest on Tue Feb 14, 2006 1:25 am; edited 2 times in total
20 Apr 2005
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