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Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip

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Reduce fatigue and prevent blisters! Grips fit Carlisle, Cataract and most other oar handles. Installation tip: Use hair spray to lubricate the inside of the grips, then just slide them on! 6" long.

Grips are sold individually.

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  (14)
Weight:: 0.7 oz each
Length:: 6"

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Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip
 
4.4

(based on 14 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Minimizes fatigue (7)
  • Good control (6)
  • Comfortable shaft (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • River running (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Going to help my old painful hands!

They work great, I have grips on an old pair of Sawyer oars that are about 28 years old and they are in still good shape. Not sure where I got the grips but...Read complete review

They work great, I have grips on an old pair of Sawyer oars that are about 28 years old and they are in still good shape. Not sure where I got the grips but they are the same type and still as new as the day I put them on.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

BAD Material

I do a lot of fishing and some longer wilderness trips with my raft. I like using the grips but they are always splitting if bumped on a rock or in transport. I would...Read complete review

I do a lot of fishing and some longer wilderness trips with my raft. I like using the grips but they are always splitting if bumped on a rock or in transport. I would like something more durable.

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4.0

nice grip too flimsy

By Shell

from New Mexico

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable Shaft
  • Good Control
  • Minimizes Fatigue

Cons

  • Flimsy
  • Tears Too Easy Have To Re

Best Uses

    Comments about Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip:

    almost need to have better grip than gloves. however a better more lasting version has to be on drawing board somewhere. else make them 2 for $5

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Right product right on time

    By jake the river snake

    from Whitefish, MT

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip:

          I got exactly what I ordered right on time.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good Grips

          By Steve

          from Dillon MT

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Shaft
          • Good Control
          • Have Used These For Years

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip:

              I've been happy with these over the years. Just don't let others who don't row put them in the sand when used with a tarp or shelter, keep the blade down!
              I carry a small travel size hair spray bottle to slip them on with, works slick.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              It's the grip!

              By Rock yeller!

              from Oregon

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adjustable
              • All Foam Grip
              • Comfortable Shaft
              • Good Control
              • Minimizes Fatigue
              • Reduces Flutter

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • River Running

                Comments about Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip:

                We have used other brands of grips and always come back to NRS foam grips.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Boom.fixed

                By G

                from Walla Walla, WA

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Minimizes Fatigue

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip:

                    Must have, but the biggest factor was getting it
                    in time for a planned trip. NRS is the best!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    • Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip

                      Q:

                      What is the length of these grips? My catarActs need a 7" long grip. Thanks
                      Asked on 4/21/2015 by Alan from Corvallis, Oregon

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        They are 6" long, Alan.

                        Answered on 4/22/2015 by Clyde from NRS
                    • Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip

                      Q:

                      What is the length, inside diameter, and outside diameter?
                      Asked on 8/21/2014 by Newby from Ogden, UT

                      2 answers

                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Overall length is 5 7/8”. They are already installed on my Carlisle oars so
                        can’t give you the exact ID or OD. But the oar handle OD is 1 ¼” and the
                        material is approx. 1/8” thick. The best way to install them is to spray the
                        handle generously with hair spray, then they will slide right on. Hope this
                        helps.

                        Answered on 8/21/2014 by Anonymous
                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        The grip is 6" long, with an inside diameter of 1 1/8". The foam thickness is 1/8".

                        Answered on 8/22/2014 by Clyde from NRS
                    • Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip

                      Q:

                      will these work on my kayak paddles?
                      Asked on 7/23/2014 by roy

                      3 answers

                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        I would say most likely not. They are sized to slide on an oar handle and will probably be to big.
                        Sent from my iPhone

                        Answered on 7/24/2014 by Anonymous
                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Roy, they're designed to fit on oar handles, which are about 1 1/2" in diameter. I think they would be too large for a kayak paddle.

                        Answered on 7/24/2014 by Clyde from NRS
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Not unless you have an unusually large diameter kayak paddle. They fit (tightly) on Carlisle oar handles but would likely slip on a standard diameter kayak paddle.

                        Answered on 7/23/2014 by Anonymous
                    • Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip

                      Q:

                      How long are these grips?
                      Asked on 9/10/2013 by Jerry from Ashland, OR

                      4 answers

                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        6 inches.

                        Answered on 9/11/2013 by Anonymous
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        About 6 inches

                        Answered on 9/11/2013 by Anonymous
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        They are only 5-6" long, and nicely onto the grip area.

                        Answered on 9/11/2013 by Anonymous
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Don't know the exact length (inches) but they're slightly longer than a Carlisle plastic/aluminum oar handle, so they cover completely and cover slightly down towards the oar shaft.

                        Answered on 9/27/2013 by Anonymous
                    • Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip

                      Q:

                      Will these fit on the two halves of a Carlisle kayak paddle?
                      Asked on 9/10/2013 by Jerry from Ashland, OR

                      2 answers

                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Yes

                        Answered on 9/12/2013 by Anonymous
                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        It depends on the diameter of the paddle shaft. The inside diameter of the Grip is 1". Take a look at the Paddle Grip Tape, Item # 50220.01, for a durable alternative.

                        Answered on 9/12/2013 by Clyde from NRS
                    • Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip

                      Q:

                      Installing oar grips?
                      Asked on 8/28/2013 by Brian from Coram. Mt

                      5 answers

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Brian, it's easy to put these on your oar handles. For no-slip installation, lubricate the handle with some hair spray before you slide the foam grip on. When the spray dries, the grip is solidly anchored. Just FYI, the Cataract Replacement Grips, Item # 77307.01, also work on Carlisle handles. Use the same hair spray trick to install them; also, you many need to trim the length a bit.

                        Answered on 8/28/2013 by Clyde from NRS
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        To install oar grips you will need hairspray. Yes, that's right, hairspray. The hairspray acts as a lubricant when you slide the oar grips on, then as a glue when it dries out. Spray hairspray liberally on the handle and the inside of the new oar grip. Then slide it on. It will still take some effort, but it will go. Make sure it is all the way on so that the entire inside of the new grip is in contact with the handle. The hairspray should be dry in a few hours.
                        TJ Hanson
                        Rafting since '76

                        Answered on 8/28/2013 by Anonymous
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Soapy water

                        Answered on 8/28/2013 by Anonymous
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        These oar grips are great. They go on easy if you use hair spray.
                        Start by spraying the handle, both sides, (all around). Then quickly
                        spray the inside of the oar grip and slide it on, all the way so that
                        only about an 1/8th of an inch of the handle protrudes
                        beyond the grip. You can have as much as you prefer protrude, it's
                        what ever your preference is, I like to only have an 1/8th to 1/4th of
                        an inch of the hard handle protruding beyond the grip. In my repair
                        kit (ammo box), I carry an extra set of grips and a
                        small travel size, (pump) hair spray. Hope this helps, see ya down
                        river.
                        Steve Morehouse, Dillon, Montana

                        Answered on 8/28/2013 by Anonymous
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        I warmed them up a little (I used a heat gun but a hair dryer would do it),
                        sprayed a bit of hairspray inside, and then shoved them on. Place the end of
                        the oar shaft against a wall so you can put your weight into it.

                        Answered on 8/28/2013 by Wrench from Oregon
                    • Replacement Carlisle Foam Oar Grip

                      Q:

                      Do the Carlisle foam oar grips fit on the economy 2 pc. oar.
                      Asked on 2/5/2013 by Steve from Scott Depot, W.V.

                      4 answers

                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Wow, it's been a while, but yes, I think they do. They are pretty reasonable so go ahead and buy them and if they don't fit, just return them. NRS will not let you be disappointed - they never have disappointed me.

                        Answered on 2/5/2013 by Anonymous
                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Yes, they will fit on the Economy Oar grips.

                        Answered on 2/6/2013 by Clyde from NRS
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Good question. I bought these a few years back for regular Carlisle oars
                        which are 1 7/8 diameter whereas the economy is 1 3/8. As I recall they
                        are a very tight fit so they may still work. at the risk of being trashy
                        you could first wrap the oar with duct tape to make sure the fit was tight.
                        They did save my hands on a five day Rogue Trip.

                        Answered on 2/6/2013 by Dad Rafter from Stockton, CA
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Yes, I've used the foam grip replacements numerous times on my two piece carlisle oars, no problem. To help get the grips on, I've used anti-bacterial goop to help with them slide on .

                        Answered on 3/6/2013 by Anonymous
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