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Who overgrips on there overgrips?

Discussion in 'Grip' started by TonksShuttle, May 30, 2010.

  1. TonksShuttle

    TonksShuttle Regular Member

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    I do does anyone else?
     
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    Why? Just get a larger sized handle...
     
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    drifit Moderator

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    i do.
    1. electrical tape over the original
    2. overgrip over the electrical tape
    both just add 1.3 - 1.5mm thickness to the original which i find still comfy.
     
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    Just bought a At600, and had an overgrip on it from the shop, on top of the original. Have also put another overgrip on, and still think it's a little on the thin side!!
     
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    Do you guys recommend putting towel grip on dry grap for extra sweat absorbing?
     
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    I used to like bigger grip size when I was younger. Now, I stick to thinner ones. ;)
     
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    I do for the top half of the handle. This is so that I have a thicker grip nearer the cone and a thinner one nearer the butt.
     
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    I do that not for extra sweat absorbing but for a bigger grip size. My towel grips are thin and I have an overgrip on the replacement grip before I put on the towel gip.
     
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    I just tend to have a Karakal grip underneath an overgrip. I always remove the original grip as it seems so pointless being there. Its so thin it might as well not be there for me.

    Seems a bit daft to overgrip your overgrip. Though i suppose if u want a certain racket and can't get the right size handle then its works.
     
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    It depends on the "G" size..
     
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    Hey just wondering, whats with the extra electrical tape? o_O

    And i do the same but Lin Dan style :p i only hold my racket at the bottom so mind as well save half a grip?
     
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    If you don't put tape over the original, when the times comes to change the grip the adhesive will stick to the original grip making a mess.

    I use sellotape or shrinkwrap so its easy to change grips
     
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    to maintain the original appereance of the racket I always use a yonex overgrip
    [Yonex Super Grap Overgrip (AC102EX)] :rolleyes:

    the advantage of this grip:
    easy to assemble and easy to remove without destroying the basic grip especially for the rackets of yonex. :cool:

    if you still feel that you need a bigger handle just add an overgrip you like over the AC 102 EX

    so you needn´t put so much effort in removing the overgrip

    p.s. I would be careful if you use towel grips.
    if you wrapp it till your shaft it might damage your paintwork like by my AT500 before
    so be carefull maybe I also was too impatient :D
     
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    i always remove the original grip that comes with the rackets before applying any grip
     

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