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RKEP Grip

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

  1. DinkAlot

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    No, the King is softer and has more cushioning than the Ultimate.

    The King is more tacky than the Super Soft and feels softer because of the extra cushion.

    Panda will do a detailed write up of all the RK new grips very soon.
     
  2. justinwyyau

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    Haha, isn't that what I said? Either way, they are really good grips :) Will plunge for the Kings, as I sweat a fair bit and would like just a little bit more thickness. Nonetheless, looking forward to your views on the RKEP grips :)

    Justin.
     
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    What makes the Ultimate Grip superior to the King then? I thought you regard the Ultimate Grip as the best of RKEP grips?
     
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    RKEP grips. I have both the contact and nano grips and have found the nano as good as karakal pu grips with my current choice of grip the" contact " with the raised seam. I have just ordered some super soft to try ,these are from ebay and the service is excellent
     
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    Has anyone tried the G10 grips?
     
  6. DinkAlot

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    My student put it best: "...it's [G10 Wet Tape ovegrip] a better, tackier version of the [Yonex] SuperGrap."
     
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    Thanks for the help Dan. I'll go order some later in Green :)
     
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    G10 feels good. G11 not so tacky. Elite very tacky. Have not tried G11 on court, but G10 and Elite become very slippery when your hand get wet. I am a heavy sweater. IMO, Super Grap performs better for me, especially when my hand got wet.
     
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    Could it be where we are located? It seems that generally people from singapore find rkep tacky but slippery after sweating. I observe that too with nano
     
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    yes, it is very hot and humid in singapore. normally about 10min into game, already sweating heavily. i had tried a couple of overgrips for my sweaty palm, and found that super grap and toalson works best for me. but i still need swop rackets about an hour into game, as my hands are really wet.

    nano as in karakal nano? may i know where i can get it? would like to try. thx. :)
     
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    I was referring to the rkep nano. Anyway my observation is karakal pu grip seems to be thinner now and not so tacky. deteriorating of quality
     
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    I have played with both the G10 and G11. they are alright when dry, but because i'm a heavy sweater, my grips get really wet. this is when the problems start. the grips lose their tackiness and the racket gets out of control. i have lost points because of the slippery grip.

    the RKEP G10 and G11 grips are good but only if you do not have sweaty palms and if your grips do not get wet.

    is there anything else from RKEP that is as thin as the G10 and G11 but does not have this problem?
     
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    i agree very good grip problem is little bit thick.
     
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    i agree with squash eric use the rkep ultimate grip but also maybe u should wear a wrist band to reduced the sweat on hands mixed wth sweat coming from your arms.
     
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    i don't think i should wear a wrist band to accommodate the grip. the grip should accommodate my needs. i don't have the slippery problem with the yonex super grap. i'll give the ultimate grip a go though.
     
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    that is odd... i find the opposite... for me, G10 is grippier than Supergrap despite the sweat.
     

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