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RKEP Grip

Discussion in 'Grip' started by perfectgravity, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. perfectgravity

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    I find the Super Soft awesome when I have a G4, and the Nano grip when its a G5 or their non Yonex equivalents. They have officially displaced Karakal as my favorite replacement grip. My thanks to Dink-a-lot for the recommendation.
     
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    I've tried the ones Dink gave me along with my T1 and I must say these overgrips are pretty good. They're quite tacky and last a while. I'm not sure which type Dink gave me though.
     
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    Oh looking at the ebay link now I see that I had the G11 type with the breathing holes.
     
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    Hmmm I wonder who told Dinkalot about this vendor.:D

    g-11 in white is my overgrip
     
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    How do these compare to kimony?
     
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    I've tried out all of RKEP's overgrips and replacement grips. How much do I like RKEP grips? Well, tried a couple and liked them so much I bought 100. I bought another 50+ pieces off my friend too.

    The Wet Grip lasts well and is tacky. It is a thinner type. The neat thing about it is it is tacky enough that if you wrap it to the top it fuses to itself and I don't need to use finishing tape. YMMV on this fusing part. Like all other grips, there is a slight variation in feel, wear and tackiness between colours.

    If you're wondering why I bought so many grips, it isn't because it doesn't last but because I'm finicky about my grips and change them very often. Once per match during tournaments and or once per two days of casual play.
     
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    How do these compare to Klipper's overgrips and the Yonex supergraps...? o__O
     
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    IMO, most everything beats Yonex Super Grap. Except for Wilson Pro Overgrip. I've never tried the RKEP overgrips, but they are at least on par with Karakal, better IMO. But people's needs vary, so YMMV
     
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    im using the g-11, and i like it.
    tacky feeling, and not too thick.
     
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    So I've tried both the G10 and G11 and I think these grips are really worth mentioning considering their durability and price!

    These grips are also quite tacky and thin, making them perfect as overgrips. I prefer the G11 but I find that once I play for a long time my hands get really dry. The G10 doesn't feel as good as the G11 but it doesn't seem to make my hands as dry. Both are definitely better than the Yonex Supergrap and on par with Karakal's nano50.
     
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    How are the 1.9mm Nano grip compared to the karakal? I like the idea i don need to go and get it from store and I can get the color i want in bulk. I alway prefer white grip as they look hot! LOL
     
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    The 1.9mm is more tacky than the Karakal Pro Duo, a bit thicker unless you really stretch on it (then its only slightly thicker), and very close stiffness/hardness wise.

    It definitely absorbs sweat really well. It kind of reminds me when we used desiccants in college chemistry, water really stands no chance against the Nano grip.
     
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    That sounds very tempting, at least to me.

     
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    Interested anot? :p
     
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    Are you going to provide a trial piece to me?

     
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    Got a few sample G10 G11 and the tick ones too. Its very2 good, im switching to RKEP :)
     
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    Haha and RKEP gets another convert. If anyone in US would like a sample, I am recieving Super Soft, Nano, G10 and G11 in about a week. You only need to pay the $1-2 dollar shipping via USPS
     
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    I am receiving Super Soft (1.75mm) in a week or two and will compare it it to Karakal Super PU =].
     
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    Just got my white Nano grip today. Initial impression is that it is thicker than karakal, not as tacky, more tough. My guess is that it will last longer than karakal. I will try to feedback after i got to chance to play with it
     

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