A relative's U-shaped aluminium walking frame had grey grab handles on the sides, plus red electrical tape wound onto the cross-bar to make it easier to see, then grab. The old glue had just about given up, so those feet of tape were now loose...
"Uh, I think we can improve on this..."
Working outside, away from ignition sources, fish pond, drains etc etc, I began by cleaning the old tape's sticky residue from the cross-bar with solvent wipes.
The new grip tape wound on slowly. This was the first time I'd used the stuff, but it overlapped more evenly than I expected. I still had to snip off the 'peels' every five or six turns to prevent tangles. I… Read more