How to Remove Grip Tape From a Pre-Gripped Skateboard.
So, we hear you say, there's an awesome deal on this board, only thing is, it comes with factory fitted grip. Do you buy it? Don't you buy it? Tough decision.
Factory fitted grip tape isn't necessarily a bad thing, in fact it can be great, there are plenty of awesome bargains out there that will save you $10 to $15 bucks on grip plus you don't have the hassle of spending ages trying to cut and fit it just right. Its all done for you.
On the other hand buying pre-fitted grip can be unpredictable - at worst, you get complete rubbish.
But we say you should at least give pre-fitted grip a go because removing unwanted grip tape is a whole lot easier than you think!
All it takes is a little time, a pair of hands, a sharp object such as a scalpel, your mum's hair dryer, and a bit of solid street genius.
Here's how it's done:
2.Use a sharp object such as a Stanley-Knife or your fingernails to raise an end.
4. Keep blasting just in front of where the grip is coming off the board. This will make sure the glue stays liquid and the tape comes of easily.