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GRIP DOESNT FIT! ANYONE TRIED BOILING WATER?


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Just got a new set of winn grips for my clubs from the local pro. The grips fit all of my clubs except for my driver. They fit my callaway x wood with the stock fuji shaft no problem and my cleveland halos no problem as well as all of my irons wedges etc. Am confused as to why they will not fit my driver which is a 905R with an adilla NVS65 stiff shaft in it. Tried everything and it will NOT go on. Even used an air compressor. Also i was wondering has anyone tried to use boiling water to soften up the grips. I know i have boiled many hoses before to get them to slide onto fittings and it works great dunno if it will damage the grips tho so lemme know!

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Pull the grip and check the core. The underlisting probably got torn and is hanging up on the butt. A torn underlisting is the only time that I ever have a problem installing Winn grips.

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Winn grips are very tight in nature, the one thing that I do to fix the problem is to place the grip in a toster oven at under 200 degrees for at leat 5 minutes. there are threads that explain other methods such inserting the grip hot water (inside a plastic bag), microwaving it, etc. The heat will soften the rubber, making it more manuverable.

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