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11-15-2009, 09:51 PM
Dr Maclean
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Originally Posted by densetsu View Post
I always taped the handle because of tradition... my dad did it, my brother did it, all my teammates did it, so I did it. My idea was always that the tape absorbed sweat from the glove, so the top hand wasn't slipping around.

These days I use grip tape (this stuff). I love this stuff, only issue I've had is that every few tape jobs, this stuff wanders down the shaft. To fix that, when using the grip tape I leave a half-inch gap at the top of the stick. Then I wrap regular hockey tape around and around the top to form a knob and hold the grip tape in place.
Man I love that stuff I use it on everything now. Just put a nice thin layer of normal tape and put that stuff over it and it improves the grip by 100%. It's funny tho nobody on my team uses the stuff and I don't see very many people use it.

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