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Yonex Super Grap

Discussion in 'Grip' started by sraoo, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. sraoo

    sraoo Regular Member

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    I recently purchased super grap and applied it to my racket over a week ago before my vacation and when I came back I recognized the grip felt less "tacky" and soft. Is this normal or perhaps, I wrapped it incorrectly?
    Thanks!
     
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    If you want good tackiness, grip it loose. Perhaps you stretched too much.
     
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    I think this is the cause; thank-you zombie.
     
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    how is YY super grap compare to Karakal super PU?
     
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    I don't know about karakal super PU but Yonex's super grap is REALLY bad in my opinion... it loses tackiness very fast and breaks fast as well
     
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    True; but what is your opinion on the initial feel of Yonex Super Grap?
     
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    Yonex Super Grap has an okay feel, but durability is crap
     
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    Umm.... well the super grap felt thin and not very tacky. After I used it I found out its also too thin, it gives your hand almost no support (feels like you're holding the wooden handle :S)
     
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    Hm, I assume you applied it over the wood and not over the original grip then, correct? I think I'll try Yonex towel grip after I run out of Super Grap.
     
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    I put it over the original grip :p I just bought a bunch of RKEP grips (since the reviews are good)
     
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    You won't regret the G09.
     
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    Lol it's pretty good (I actually already have it :D) I ordered 1 king and 5 power master grips. Can someone confirm if the power master is like yonex's wave grip?
     
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    Does the RKEP G09 over grip have any symbols or is it "plain," similar to the Yonex Super Grap? And is eBay the only option for purchase?
     
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    It has 'RKEP' imprinted onto the grip. Yes, eBay.
     
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    I've used Yonex Super Grap AC102EX. White is very good. Do not stretch it at all during gripping. I think that is the key. It lasted very long for me. I finally removed it because of dirty. I did have a packet of orange that I kept for very long and upon opening and using, it fell apart. Maybe without coloring it is actually better. Overall it is good. It is tacky and comfortable.
     
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    My grip is no longer tacky, but soft. I think I have a tendency to stretch the grip while applying to ensure neatness :/
     
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    I'm using the Yonex Grap AC102EX in black. And yes, I think the key is, don't strecht it too much while wrapping around the grip. I play 3 times a week + tournaments at the weekend - so I change the grip nearly every 4-6 weeks.
    But another question: Have you ever tried to change the wrap-direction? From bottom to top - for sure. But wrapping it clockwise or counterclockwise? Does this make a difference?
    The direction of the basic grap is counterclockwise - but why? Any Ideas?

    (This is my first post - I'm new here, I hope it is okay)
     
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    I'm using the Super Grap AC102EX in black. I think the key for the tackiness is, don't strecht it too much while wrapping. I play 3 times a week + tournaments on the weekend and I change my grap nearly every 4-6 weeks.
    But one question: Have you ever tried to change the direction of the wrapping? From bottom to top - for sure - but clockwise- or counterclockwise wrapping?
    The basic grap is counterclockwise and I'm used to wrap it like that - but makes it any differences? Any ideas?
     
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    In my opinion YY super grap is kinda tacky and got the nice feeling for my personal preference, i didnt overlap it, wrap over original grap, i wrap it is almost cover the cone of my racket, however durability is the only problem for this super grap as it wear out fast as most of the people complaint, i change it once a month, whenever it really torn alot, btw im using wine red color.
     
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    Yonex Super grap and Head Overgrip are the worst grips I ever tried. Karakal Nano 60 is a good overgrip which is tacky. The best overgrip in my opinion is Victor Overgrip 06 which ist most tacky for one month.
     

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