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RKEP Grip

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

  1. Squash Eric

    Squash Eric Regular Member

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    install sample for your reference:
    s1.jpg s2.jpg
     
  2. kevindd992002

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    How much overlap did you use?
     
  3. demolidor

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    Can you not see the green lines in picture 2? Perfectly illustrated by eric for you ;).
     
  4. kevindd992002

    kevindd992002 Regular Member

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    I'm not really sure how to interpret those green lines :(

    EDIT: Oh, does that mean that should be the width that should be "exposed" when I do the overlap?
     
  5. singnflip4life

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    Yes sir. Even without the green lines, I can see that he overlaps leaving half the previous overlay exposed, to create a more uniform feel and look. More or less overlap would result in a more ridged feel to it, but more means a thicker grip, and less means a thinner overall grip.

    And of course, it doesn't have to be the same all the way up the handle. There are some users here who do a very thick overlap pattern at the base and a thinner overlap the rest of the way up to create an "ergonomic" feeling handle.
     
  6. kevindd992002

    kevindd992002 Regular Member

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    Oh ok, thanks for the info :)
     
  7. what07

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    Is the Elite overgrip a big improvement over the G10 and 11 grips?
     
  8. DinkAlot

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    The Elite over grip has a different texture, different feel; the feel is the over grip version of the Ultimate replacement grip.

    Panda has not tried the Elite under extreme wet conditions.
     
  9. what07

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    Ok thanks alot Dinkalot.
     
  10. kevindd992002

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    Would putting the Ultimate Grip in a bare wood grip and overlapping it for about half the width of the Ultimate Grip be the normal thickness for a normal person?
     
  11. Squash Eric

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    YES, defefinitly it will be very good for both more control and more power.
     
  12. Mark A

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    I have now had a good 50-or-so games with the Ultimates, and I can review it with a single sentence: all other replacement grips are now obsolete.

    To go into a bit more detail, initial tack is right up there with the KPSU, but the tack just stays and stays and stays, and no amount of sweat can dislodge it. I find myself reaching for the grip owder less and less these days.
     
  13. super64

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    i agree with u mark i experienced the same RKEP ultimate grip is the best :)
     
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    Hello Super64 & Mark A

    May I know whether You both have used any OVERGRIP alongwith the RKEP Ultimate Grip or not?
     
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    it depends whether ur hands can grip ur racket with an overgrip . for me i remove my orignal victor grip then directly wrap the RKEP.
     
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    It means you did not need any overgrip over the RKEP Ultimate. Am I true?
     
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    Hello Mr. Squash Eri

    Is it necessary to use an overgrip after applying your Ultimate Grip (G05)?
     
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    No. It's all up to you, whether the grip feels right for you or not.
     
  19. kevindd992002

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    So you guys still feel the contour of the wood of the grip of your racket? Does it hurt your thumb?
     
  20. super64

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    in my case i didnt bcoz my hand is small so its hard to grip the racket also use a towel wrist band to help absorb sweat.
     

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