How do you remove side caps


#1

I want to practice thumb grinds on my Dark Magic II, but I can’t get the side caps off. I don’t have a good suction cup to do it, are there any alternative methods of taking them off?


#2

you can drill a tiny hole in it, then pop it out using something that’ll fit
Or if you hit something with your dm2 hard enough they’ll pop out :stuck_out_tongue:
my friend just drilled a hole in one of those 4 circle things on the cap, and you can’t even tell the hole’s there.


#3

If you don’t want to damage the cap you could use some really strong tape ex. duct tape and use that to pull of the cap.


#4

good ol’ duct tape


#5

I just used a small, soft suction cup to remove the caps on my Lyn Fury…helps if you actually wet the suction cup first, get a better grab.


#6

Actually, duct tape can damage the image on the side cap. Use a strong big suction cup. I’m pretty sure the caps on the DM2 aren’t harder to take of than a Raptor because the Raptor’s caps are one of the top of the lines for “Most hard-to-take-off cap”


#7

Get a razor and try to dig it into the ends of the cap and pull in down and out, worked for me. If done correctly it shouldnt leave any marks.


#8

Ditto. Works great.


#9

Tried wetting the weak suction cup I used before and it got 1 cap out. the other one was too stubborn. tried duct tape on it and that didn’t work either. I don’t really want to damage the side caps using the other methods… any more ideas?


#10

Read the post before you give advice. And I’m no expert but I’m pretty sure duct tape is better for the cap then putting a hole. (Not saying that you said that.) My final advice: use duct tape then if you must drill a hole.


#11

speaking of raptors, my friend was doing counter weight with one, it hit the ground, and the caps popped out.


#12

What?! I said use a suction cup not drill a hole. I’d advise the OP to use a big strong suction cup with damp wet underside for more grip. When did I say drilling in a hole is better than duct tape? You said “Not saying you said that”, well if I never said drilling a hole, what do you mean sir?

Haha, the traditional way.


#13

try a corkscrew it worked for me! you cant even notice it.


#14

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Read the post before you give advice. And I’m no expert but I’m pretty sure duct tape is better for the cap then putting a hole. (Not saying that you said that.) My final advice: use duct tape then if you must drill a hole.
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What?! I said use a suction cup not drill a hole. I’d advise the OP to use a big strong suction cup with damp wet underside for more grip. When did I say drilling in a hole is better than duct tape? You said “Not saying you said that”, well if I never said drilling a hole, what do you mean sir?
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He said that he has no suction cup, and when I said don’t drill a hole I wasn’t talking to you. The reason I said “not saying that you said that” was to avoid writing this post.