So, you probably have purchased a cue wrap, and now you are looking to install it as soon as possible to take your game to the next level.
I can understand, when it comes to our billiard accessories, we are extra cautious because a little bit of negligence can cause irrevocable damage to them. And the same goes for your cue stick.
In this article, I’m going to share a complete guide on how you can install a cue wrap, in terms of the material you have.
Make sure you read the complete article because little information can be a cause of trouble, some times.
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Because the procedure for installing a particular type of wrap is different, I’m going to write separate steps for each.
Leather wrap installation process is more complex than other materials, and to do it in a neat way, we’d require a few things:
Now that we have the above required things, we can start installing the leather wrap by following these steps:
If you think it’s tough, then you can go to the professional and ask him to install the wrap because there’s no easy way to install a leather wrap. It’s a complex process and you should only give it a try if you are confident.
You can also install a stacked leather wrap using this process. The same equipment would be required.
Now that’s another tricky process, but if you follow this step by step guide given below, you can do it.
You’ll need the following things:
If you have gathered the above mentioned equipment, you can start the installation of Irish Linen Wrap by following the below steps:
Once again, this is not as easy as you might think of it. These tools and cue wrapping devices that rotate the cue would be needed if you want to do it cleanly.
And if we talk about putting up a rubber grip on a pool cue, this is relatively easier than the previous procedures we have discussed at the top.
Follow these steps to put a Rubber Grip on a Pool Cue:
The reason why rubber gripping your cue is easier is because it doesn’t require any tool. Moreover there is no risk of damaging your cue. That’s why for putting a rubber grip on your cue you don’t have to go anywhere but you can do it yourself.
We recommend you to avoid getting into this mess if you want to put an Irish Linen or leather wrap over your cue. It’s quite risky and would be quite expensive for you if you don’t have prior experience of doing it.
The thing is, both Irish linen wrapping and leather wrapping are quite complex. You have to be very careful how you carry out the process. Slightest of mistake can leave stains on your cue stick or even damage it.
Better be safe, and if you are not confident enough, seek a professional’s help.