DIY bow grip

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  1. tfarah22

    tfarah22 Weekend Warrior

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    So I didn't like shooting right off the riser of my pse. Didn't like how cold is was, didn't like the feel of it. So I did some looking and found a paracord wrap that I really liked. Had some paracord lying around so I gave it a shot. This is the results...

    grip 1.jpg grip 2.jpg grip 3.jpg Grip 4.jpg


    Once the DIY forum is up I will put up a how too if anyone is interested.
     
  2. gltomp

    gltomp Grizzled Veteran

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    That looks cool. How much paracord did you use and how long did it take to wrap? I'm looking forward to seeing how it's done. Thanks for posting.
     
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    tfarah22 Weekend Warrior

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    It was only about 5 feet or so. And I did it while watching tv in about 20-30 minutes. You have to be patient and careful. I will start working on a good diy to post soon.


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    Lung Buster Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Looks great!! Nice work.
     
  5. jvanhees

    jvanhees Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Looks good. Hope it holds up for ua
     
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    Looks good, seen it done before.
    Also seen where you take the middle out of the para cord and just use the outer sheath for a smaller profile.
    Lots of guys use hockey tape also.
     
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    maxpetros Grizzled Veteran

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    Yeah I use hockey tape, thin grip is much harder to torque, that's why so many pros just wrap tape and ditch the stock grip


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    TAuth41 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I'm going to try tennis racquet grip possibly. Just don't know how I will get the stock rubber grip off...
     
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    alexjoelslaydon Weekend Warrior

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    I did that but dodnt like all the extra torque
     
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    alexjoelslaydon Weekend Warrior

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    I threaded some in between the holes on the riser though. It looks pretty tight and can help you if you need some 550
     
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    Pretty cool.
     
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    thirdhandman Weekend Warrior

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    Looks good. I personally would not hunt with it as it will hold sweat and allow the bacteria to grow. That stinks. :eek:
     
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    johnboydeerslayer Weekend Warrior

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    Get a block of wood and make some is what I did. Made a set for a g5 quest I had. They are on eBay now.made them out of figured maple
     
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    Is there a write-up on how to do the paracord grip? I wouldn't mind doing this to my bow!
     
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    that's pretty slick
     
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    tfarah22 Weekend Warrior

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    There is not currently. The forum is in the process of making a DIY thread, so I was going to wait until that is up and then post it.
     
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    tfarah22 Weekend Warrior

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    You can get the factory rubber grip off with a blow dryer and then slowly working it with a non abrasive point. Like a plastic pick or something. But the heat from the hair dryer will help release the glue.
     
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    Sweet! Can't wait!
     
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