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Dinker Dan's Over Grip Review

Discussion in 'Grip' started by DinkAlot, Dec 3, 2005.

  1. Jurethatsme

    Jurethatsme Regular Member

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    Hi everyone, nice work DinkAlot, I'm interested in your upcoming review... I have also one suggestion: to avoid "this is what I think it is and that's how I'm going to rate it, regardless..." methods, can we make a poll? We should choose 10 best grips and then people can vote about their characteristics (from 1 to 10) like tackiness, durability... Is this possible? Like they did on this page about tennis strings: http://www.stringforum.net/stringsearch.php?start=0&sorttype=Gesamt&limit=30&minbew=10&details=1

    I really miss such reviews in badminton central. It can be made for badminton strings, grips, shuttles, even racquets...

    And yes, I also hope that you will include Karakal and Pointfore Supreme (white) grip - I use this grip now and I'm very impressed.
     
  2. DinkAlot

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    If you want to do a poll, by all means go ahead. I'm not going to do one here. Also, I don't have access to the Karakal and Pointfore grips you mentioned so cannot review them...as of yet.
     
  3. Jurethatsme

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    Yeah, but here is the problem: I can't do a poll - there is no option at "make new thread" or anything like that to make it :(
     
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    maxsports now has those 30 grip pack from yonex. probably best grip i can get for the price in toronto for me.


    have you tried victor ones?
     
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    Wilson Ultra Wrap

    Anybody here knows where I can purchase Wilson Ultra Wrap Overgrips in Singapore? Which shop and address pls...

    Thanks.
     
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    i dont like Yonex SuperGrap grips for some reason after around 5 hrs of play they arent tacky anymore and it feels dull. I always regrip after every 2-3 sessions of playing and its costing some money.
     
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    i just got some wilson xtra tack wilson. It is very tacky, but i pefer the feel of my Prince Duratred it feels softer with better traction. The wilson xtra tack is good but doesnt got the feel and cushion i like.
     
  8. DinkAlot

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    I'd agree with you there but DuraTred doesn't last at all. Recently I've purchased quite a few other grips and there are some promising ones.

    I think overall, it's still hard to beat Prince MicroTac. It lasts a long time, relatively speaking and good cushioning and tack. Probably my favorite now.

    Two other grips to consider: Volkl Super Grip II and Technifibre Contact Wrap.
     
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    Try also Prince MicroTac. It's also tacky.
     
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    I'll try out the Prince Microtac next time i go to a sporting good store. I hope it beats the Duratred becuaes i liked the duratreds feel and cushion
     
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    hey dinkalot does the wilson ultra wrap have alot of feel and cushion to it?
     
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    Yep, good cushion, texture, and durability. However, in the very wet, it's quite slippery. It has a rubbery feel. Some love it, some don't. I like it but not for the wet...actually, I don't think there's an overgrip that's truly "adequate" for the wet. I'll reflect that in my updated grip reviews in a few days.
     
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    Is it advisable to wrap 2 layers of overgrip? My current racket is a G3 and i feel that i dont generate as much power compared to my old racket where the grip size was bigger becuz everytime i hit hard the racket seems to slip away.

    I prefer something "bulkier" to hold on. Or should i try a tackier grip? Currently i'm using karakal pu grip. Any advice?
     
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    I've tried the Prince MicroTac it was tacky so I prefer to stick to it.
     
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    Are you saying your grip is a G3 including the 2 layers? Or G3 + 2 layers? If the latter, it's a humongo grip already. If the former, it's already pretty big, unless you have large hands in which case, try to find a thick replacement grip and just add 1 overgrip. If not possible, try 3 overgrips. It's not my style as the grip because way too spongy for me and loses it's edges.
     
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    Hey Dink...
    Are there any plans for a replacement grip review?

    I normally need to add 2-3 overgrips for the desired circumference on my rackets but find that it really throws off the balance.
    Starting to consider using a replacement grip instead (assuming 1 replacement grip is lighter than 2 overgrips)
     
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    No, because I don't actually use the replacement grips to play with, though they are superior to overgrips in every way except price and ease of replacing.
     
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    They say "Holds 50 Ultra Wrap overgrips" but we can't be sure :(
     

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