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Waldorf Salad

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Tape not sticking to slug
« on: March 01, 2006, 03:21:58 PM »
Anyone else have a problem of the tape not staying in the back of the thumb slug???  I use the regular black AMF Bowlers Tape in the back of my thumb and I have a ball that the tape just wont stay put.  It keeps wanting to slide out over time.  About five years ago I had a ball that did the same thing.  Normally I don't have this problem.  I've been reading about thumb slugs being made of urethane or vinyl... could that make a difference??

 

TheDude

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Re: Tape not sticking to slug
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2006, 11:36:08 PM »
could be old tape too. check how fresh the glue is.
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Re: Tape not sticking to slug
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2006, 04:48:06 PM »
bowlers tape is junk.. its always on closeut on ebay... its not sold anymore in pro shops because of this problem..
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Re: Tape not sticking to slug
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2006, 05:10:31 PM »
that happened to me with my xception, but the same brand tape from the same box worked fine in my orignal inferno, that always confused me.
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Willaby Rags

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Re: Tape not sticking to slug
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2006, 05:11:56 AM »
If you had magic carpet, this wouldn't be an issue....that stuff is great!
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Re: Tape not sticking to slug
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2006, 03:22:01 PM »
I used to use the Columbia Pro Grip black tape, but it seemed too flimsy and I've had issues using the Master black tape (it was a pain to get out).  My driller has always used VISE thumb slugs and I've also switched to the VISE tape.  The VISE tape is easy to apply, easy to remove, and in the case of the black tape, is very smooth which complements their slugs nicely and the edges don't bunch up when inserting my thumb.
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htotheizzo3561

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Re: Tape not sticking to slug
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2006, 03:25:32 PM »
The old version of bowlers tape black was great, it was shiny.  This new stuff that there putting out is pretty bad, its so sticky that you can't get it out.  I recommend vise black tape, its the same as the old bowlers tape.
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