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Grip choice

Discussion in 'Grip' started by photossed, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. photossed

    photossed Regular Member

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    Hi guys, Can anyone let me know "Replacement grip + overgrip" or 2 * "overgrip" which may feel better while playing? I removed the original base grip by accident. And, with only 1 layer of overgrip on wood, I feel it's too thick. Thanks
     
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    If one overgrip on wood is too thick, then both your options will be too thick.
    I'll assume you meant thin?
    A replacement grip pulled tight can stretch more than you expect and give the handle a bit of spongyness that 2 overgrips wouldn't. Adding 1 overgrip to the tight replacement grip should be comfortable, I do it quite often when I haven't got any proper grips lying about.
     
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    photossed Regular Member

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    Which would be thiner? "2 * Overgrip" or "Replacement Grip + Overgrip"
     
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    2 * Overgrip
     
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    most overgrips are 0.6mm though it ranges to 0.75 as well while replacement grips ranges from 1.8mm to 2.0mm. just check the description before you buy :p

    however, overgrips are easier to stretch so 3 overgrips could be thinner than 1 replacement grip :D
     
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    I've replaced 2 layers of Yonex overgrip on my rackets.
    However, when I hit the birdie, the racket vibrates much more than the original base grip + 1 overgrip.
    So, I sometimes cannot hold the racket very well :(

    Does 1 replacement + 1 overgrip help on vibration issue?

    Thanks
     
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    yup it does. but you could try the karakal X-shock grip. reduced vibrations in my racket before i switched rackets :D
     

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