croker oars

Re-Grip Rubber Handle Rowing Oar

(per Oar + Parts)

$26.25 CAD


You will need the following:

  1. ​Scrape old grip off carbon handle with a draw knife, chisel, sharp bladed knife or similar.

  2. Clean handle with sandpaper and thinners.

  3. Mix SC4000 glue to ratio of hardener 4%  which equals 100gms of SC4000 to 4gms of hardener which will make enough to cover and attach 4 grips.  Use a digital kitchen scales to weigh the glues then prime handle with newly mixed cement.

  4. Allow glue to dry.

  5. Grips are supplied pre primed.

  6. Apply glue to primed handle first and then the grip, in that order.

  7. Wait until glue is tacky but doesn’t come off on finger.

  8. Start applying blue rubber against a straight edge positioned along the handle.

  9. Wrap grip around handle overlapping the joint. Run finger along the joint so it makes good contact.

  10. Trim excess rubber with Stanley knife using straight edge.

  11. Apply two strips of electrical tape to either side of the joint leaving a gap 2-3mm.

  12. Apply small amounts of contact adhesive along joint between the two tape lines.

  13. Wrap a plastic packaging tape firmly around handle (sticky side out).

  14. Remove tape once glue has dried.