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Cheap alternative for yonex grip powder

Discussion in 'Grip' started by Shinyballoon, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. Shinyballoon

    Shinyballoon Regular Member

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    Hi, FYI.. if you want a cheaper alternative to powder grip look for Teknik Chunky Yeti Chalk. Or any other powder that's made with pure magnesium carbonate. I find that the drying agents they add to some of the other brands leave a weird feeling. The yeti chalk is relatively inexpensive as well. You get a pail of about 250grams for $10CDN while the yonex powder grip is ~$15CDN and come with 25 grams or so. I just have a small container and fill it up. and store the pail in a dry place. You can find this chalk at the rock climbing places. Mountain Coop for example. It also doesn't leave your hand crusty after playing. I play about 2-3 hours a session 5 days a week. It's the same stuff as weight lifters and gymnastics people use.

    I'd just thought I'd share.. Thanks for your time.
     
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    CanucksDynasty Regular Member

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    Thanks for sharing your tip.
     
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    Awesome tip!
     
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    is the powder made with 100% magnesium carbonate?, I can get this substance in Chem shop for even less.
     
  5. Shinyballoon

    Shinyballoon Regular Member

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    Yeeup it sure is! The ones with added agents doesn't work as well. IMO
     
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    I actually use a lot.. Like I refill it in a smaller container.. But the small container is larger than the YONEX pwoder grip and I barely scratched the surface.. Unless you're making kilograms of this for the same price. I don't see why not just buy the Teknik Chunky Yeti Chalk. It's 8 dollars CDN..
     

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