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    budget traction matts

    Im always looking to do things on the cheep. My next obstacle on my project ski is replacing the traction mats. I tore the old sun rotted ones out and was looking for good ideas on replacement ones. Sure I could buy aftermarket ones, but that takes the diy fun out of it.

    Any suggestions?

    My first thought was skateboard grip tape, but quickly axed that one because skin + grip tape = no fun.


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    Quote Originally Posted by kfaf View Post
    Im always looking to do things on the cheep. My next obstacle on my project ski is replacing the traction mats. I tore the old sun rotted ones out and was looking for good ideas on replacement ones. Sure I could buy aftermarket ones, but that takes the diy fun out of it.

    Any suggestions?

    My first thought was skateboard grip tape, but quickly axed that one because skin + grip tape = no fun.
    Roll of adhesive bath tub mat....one of my buddy's got a roll of bath tub adhesive mat from lowes($43.00) and cut it the same shape as the old ones on his ski...looks good...other than that just just buy the oem's from shopsbt.com for $80.00 if you dont wanna deal with cutting..

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    Yoga Mats.

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    yoga mats would be just about perfect! what would be a good adhesive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kfaf View Post
    yoga mats would be just about perfect! what would be a good adhesive?
    Any kind of marine adhesive

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    Weldwood contact cement.

    Quote Originally Posted by beerdart View Post
    Yoga Mats.

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    Did the yoga mats myself. Walyworld has a mat with a right decent texture to it. Plus they come in colors.

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