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Old 03-23-2008, 08:52 AM   #1
Alex Woodland
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Ring Grip Tape

Hey guys, I've seen people wrap their rings in different types of tape. What sort of things do these people use? Just interested really.
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Old 03-23-2008, 10:19 AM   #2
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Re: Ring Grip Tape

i use tennis racket overgrip, you can buy it at wal-mart or any sports store.
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Old 03-23-2008, 10:37 AM   #3
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i use tennis racket overgrip, you can buy it at wal-mart or any sports store.
Yea thats what i was thinking of getting.
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Old 03-23-2008, 02:04 PM   #4
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Re: Ring Grip Tape

I use hockey tape since I always have a roll in my bag. I know a lot of people use the tennis racquet stuff, but plain athletic tape works for me.
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Old 03-23-2008, 02:10 PM   #5
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Re: Ring Grip Tape

CrossFit Atlanta uses this stuff called RodWrap. Apparently, it's for wrapping fishing rods, but it works really well on rings, too!
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Old 03-23-2008, 06:02 PM   #6
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Re: Ring Grip Tape

i found the the athletic tape was too rough, it cut me open pretty good. The only surface that hasnt cut me open is my wooden rings made from oak, with 3 coats of poly.
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Old 03-23-2008, 06:21 PM   #7
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Re: Ring Grip Tape

Hockey tape. Cheap and doesn't wear away the skin.
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Old 03-23-2008, 08:07 PM   #8
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Re: Ring Grip Tape

Ok, maybe hockey tape IS different from athletic tape. I didn't think there was that much of a difference, so I suggested athletic tape in my post. But if that cuts you open, then it's definitely not comparable. Hockey tape is just rough enough to be grip-able but not so rough you get sanded on the way down. Make sure to chalk up well the first few times you use it, though - it gets pretty sticky (I nearly had to pry my hands off a few times).
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