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Júlíus G. Magnússon
02-06-2009, 10:05 AM
I recently acquired a 24kg kettlebell. Thing is, when I use it, my hands get covered with these kind of small black flakes... not sure that's the right word, but I was wondering if there was some special way to clean it to prevent this from happening?

I know it'll probably stop doing this with time, but I was thinking there has to be a way to just get it over with. It's kind of annoying this way. Should I just rub the handle with a wet towel, or what?

Garrett Smith
02-07-2009, 09:43 AM
Sand/grind off the coating where you grip the KB. If you look around some of the more GS-style KB boards, I'm sure you'll find plenty of specifics on how to go about it.

Darryl Shaw
02-10-2009, 04:18 AM
Here's how you do it -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTk1QGHzZfw