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12-04-2012, 11:09 PM #1
urgent help: left over grommet blocks the whole
cannot take the left over grommet out, cannot replace with new grommet,
racquet not usable (cannot re-string....)
the left-over grommet got stuck inside the whole, is there a way to take it out?
12-05-2012, 08:12 AM #2
There is a dedicated tool that looks like an awl but has knurling on the tip which is designed for removing grommets. I don't have one so I use a small electronics philips screw driver where the diameter is just the right size to go through the holes (i.e. not too small). Works a treat. You just need to bend the flared flanges of the grommet back in and push/turn the screw driver gently and ease the gromment out gradually.
12-05-2012, 08:38 AM #3
If worst comes to worst, you could take the handle off the racket and shake the grommet down out of the shaft.
But this is worst-case.
12-05-2012, 09:49 AM #4