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06-16-2006, 12:08 PM
Join Date: Aug 2004
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It's funny how I have changed how I tape the blade of my stick over the years, when Kovalev played for the Rangers he taped his blade solid from the heal to the toe even the toe was covered in tape litteraly like a sock, I used to do that, then I went to a normal tape job which I use now, but instead of wax i rub the puck all over the blade I think it basically does the same job, just go with the grain of the tape so that you dont peel the edges up cause then it looks bad
I do the same thing, but I use a roll of black friction tape. I started doing that when I started using cloth tape on my sticks. Cloth tape last a lot longer. Even if the bottom is worn thru it still stick tot he blade, unlike friction tape.
I don't tape the entire blade. I leave some room at the toe and the heel untaped. Since I use composite sticks I'm not worried about the laminate on my blade wearing out like when I used wood sticks or blades. I went to white tape so I can see where the puck is on my blade easier.
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