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RKEP Grip

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

  1. maa2003

    maa2003 Regular Member

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    can not be compared boss ...

    I have ordered around 75 pieces of Super Soft, yes it is soft, but only last around 3 - 4 weeks, while Karakal Super PU more longer.
    You should compare with Nano instead.

    I will order Nano or King for the future as replacement, and G10/G11 as overgrip.
     
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    Oh yeah i forget to mention that the Nano feels like a tennis grip. But it's comfy. I would say for those who like thick and not so tacky grip, it is quite a good choice
     
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    I'm on the 1.9 Nanos at the moment and they are excellent. They keep tack ALL day long and are soft, but not too soft. Props to Dink for sending me some freebies; he's now set me waiting for some Kings:mad::D.
     
  4. DinkAlot

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    Racket Expert (RK) grips are now Panda's new favorites. Here's a quick summary...

    Replacement Grips:

    Super Soft (1.7mm): the grip is, super soft. Nice cushioning and good feel. For those who want a replacement grip that's easy on the hands with low to moderate tackiness. Durability is OK.

    Nano (1.9mm): a very stiff grip, excellent tackiness. Nearly no cushioning, excellent against sweat. In fact, under most conditions, the more sweat, the tackier. Very durable.

    King (2.0mm): Panda's favorite overall replacement grip to date. Mate the Super Soft and Nano grips and you have the King grip. Super tacky with cushioning. Durability is in between the Nano and Super Soft which is good.

    Overgrips:

    G10: similar to the Yonex Supergrap but better in every aspect. A bit tackier, a bit more durable.

    G11: G10 with holes. Feels a bit thinner (probably due to the holes). Excellent also.

    Below is a little proof Panda likes RK grips. :p

    [​IMG]
     
  5. huangxl

    huangxl Regular Member

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    That is alot of grip Dink. Do you know how long we can keep them before it turns bad? If not i don mind stocking it up like you do
     
  6. DinkAlot

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    Grips do not get bad if you keep them at room temperature. Also do not exposed to the sun and heater.
     
  7. ormy4

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    Think Eric will be sending me a Christmas card this year for kicking up sales a wee bit :D
     
  8. huangxl

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    Lol, I ought to pay him a personal visit if I go Taiwan.
     
  9. Randomlegend

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    What strings are those on that trinity :D

    Just bought a nano to try out, probably try a king after that then buy a load of what I like.

    Thanks for the heads up on these grips.
     
  10. huangxl

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    I suspect maybe it is nbg98 red
     
  11. DinkAlot

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    Negative Ghost Rider, it's BG70Pro at 31lbs. :D

    Speaking of red string, Mizuno has a new string ML70S in red, the color is oh so nice. Performance?...still testing. :)
     
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  12. singnflip4life

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    I'm gonna say...

    its a Mizuno string?
     
  13. singnflip4life

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    NBG70 Pro? Where would you get that? How does it compare to 98?
     
  14. DinkAlot

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    BG70Pro in red.
     
  15. singnflip4life

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    Oh haha my bad my bad.
     
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    You sir have alot of grips :eek: and that trinity looks hot, with a red grip on it and those strings :D to bad BG70pro isn't like BG-80.
     
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    I"m using the 1.7mm SUPER SOFT grip RKEP and its the best grip i ever used..feels v nice and lasts long plus great absorption..
     
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    Hey Dan, I have a question, the yellowish-grips in the middle box. Are they the 'lime' coloured grips, or yellow?
    On the ebay site their yellow-coloured grip looks like it's already dirty:p
     
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    "Nano (1.9mm): a very stiff grip, excellent tackiness. Nearly no cushioning, excellent against sweat. In fact, under most conditions, the more sweat, the tackier. Very durable."

    Hmmm, so little sweat -> not so tacky :)? Just what I'm looking for then, little cushioning and good durability. Or standard tackiness already better than Super Soft? Seriously I practically have to moisturise, especially the tip of my pinky finger is nearly cork dry after an evening. Not as bad as in the beginning now that the initial tackiness has worn off. Not these grips ofcourse, some unknown brand sgbad added with the ZELM's (think it says MB, not even available in his store).

    :D apparently it should be bone-dry
     
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  20. DinkAlot

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    OK, you got the Panda really going in your reply. Panda loves lighting. Any type of lighting: automotive, flashlights, home lighting. Panda has custom lighting in just about everything, Panda loves lights. :D

    The grips are banana yellow. My picture is bad because of the location of the shot, a nightmare for any camera:

    1) To the left Panda has natural sunlight coming out of 4 giant windows (output: probably 20,000 lumens @ 4,500K after filtering through the window)

    2) Also to the left Panda has 15 x 23 watts (1,600 lumens each) @ 5,000K CFL bulbs in 3 modded lantern shade lights. These lights were on because Panda was stringing.

    3) In the center, where the picture was taken, there's no light. :p

    4) To the right, Panda has an overhead work light with 4 x 32 watts (2,600 lumens each) @ 3,500K. The lower color temp is better for seeing contrast in that location.

    As a result, the camera is confused at all the different light output and color temps. :p
     

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