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Rubber ferrule for a tapered stick

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My cane is tapered with a small rubber tip. It does not provide good traction on some surfaces. I would like to put a full rubber ferrule, but am concerned about the taper. I think that the difference in the diameter between the top of the ferrule and the tip would cause the cane to "wiggle" and possibly affect balance. Is this the case or would it be snug enough?. If not, I'd appreciate some tips on how I can fix this. The length of the cane now is perfect for me.
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I also made a cane with a tapered end and small rubber tip and I didn't care for the loose fit it gave and the lack of traction. So I remade the cane with the original handle and a non tapered end so I could add the standard rubber tip to it.
To this day it is my go-to daily walking stick!


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Truth is I bought a wooden paint roller extension at Walmart, cut it to size, sanded it down some and stained it to get those results.
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