User Tag List

View Poll Results: how long does your grip last?

Voters
1507. You may not vote on this poll
  • up to one week

    74 4.91%
  • from one week to three

    252 16.72%
  • from three weeks to four

    326 21.63%
  • four weeks up to 2 months

    404 26.81%
  • longer than 2 months?

    451 29.93%
Page 20 of 20 FirstFirst ... 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Results 324 to 340 of 340
  1. #324
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    sauga
    Posts
    191
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I have mixed feelings about the ac102ex. I have the yellow ones. Though they feel good and everything, my thumb and index finger gets the yellow pigment after every game. And they last that long - takes me about 8 hours then the grip gets holes on where my thumb rests when holding a neutral grip

  2. #325
    New Member
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Location
    Delhi, India
    Posts
    4
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    My grips usually last me a week or sometimes when really lucky half a week more. I have really sweaty hands and hold the racket quite firm. Also due to a large hand size I use two overgrips to get the feel of the racket.

    Till now have used four brands in grips with similar results.

    Yonex AC140EX Dri - Black/Red - 1 Week
    Adidas Performance feel - Black/Green - 5 Days
    Wilson Pro - Dry - Black/Red - 9 Days
    Karakal X-Dri - Black - 6 Days
    Karakal X-Gel - Black/Blue - 11 Days

    Play daily, each session 3~4hrs.

  3. #326
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Singapore
    Posts
    2,727
    Mentioned
    4 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Yonex AC 202 EX a bit light. I would still prefer Li ning Towel grip . last 1 month .

  4. #327
    Moderator
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Outside the box
    Posts
    14,803
    Mentioned
    62 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    Just watching the Asian games final ladies doubles.

    Greysi Polli changes her racquet in the second game 17-20 down. She indicated to the umpire her grip was too wet, hence the racquet change.

  5. #328
    Regular Member visor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Vancouver, BC
    Posts
    11,074
    Mentioned
    162 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Cheung View Post
    Just watching the Asian games final ladies doubles.

    Greysi Polli changes her racquet in the second game 17-20 down. She indicated to the umpire her grip was too wet, hence the racquet change.
    But sometimes that can be a delay tactic to take a breather, just like retying shoelaces.

    The umpire can reject toweling down but can't reject a racket change due to damp hands and handle.

  6. #329
    Moderator
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Outside the box
    Posts
    14,803
    Mentioned
    62 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    Have a look and see how much a delay was made.

  7. #330
    Regular Member visor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Vancouver, BC
    Posts
    11,074
    Mentioned
    162 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    Yeah, I've seen it before already.

    I've also seen some players change their rackets when they want to towel down their hands but are rejected by the umpire.

    Anyways not many secs as a delay tactic, but just the same as tying shoes and walking to the side to fling off sweat. Even if needed to refocus.

  8. #331
    Regular Member j4ckie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    2,917
    Mentioned
    45 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by visor View Post
    Yeah, I've seen it before already.

    I've also seen some players change their rackets when they want to towel down their hands but are rejected by the umpire.

    Anyways not many secs as a delay tactic, but just the same as tying shoes and walking to the side to fling off sweat. Even if needed to refocus.
    It may be used as a delay, but actually changing the racket indicates it's indeed bothering the player - I'd rather play on with the same racket and not get my time-out than change it and potentially be thrown off a bit by a slightly different weight or grip!

  9. #332
    Moderator
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Outside the box
    Posts
    14,803
    Mentioned
    62 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    The other way round for me. I would rather change the racquet in the midde of a game. That is why I have three of the same model.

  10. #333
    Regular Member visor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Vancouver, BC
    Posts
    11,074
    Mentioned
    162 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    And that's why it's more suspect when the player is about to receive a serve at a critical juncture... like game point.

  11. #334
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    15
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I replace my overgrip every 2 to 3 months. I usually play 2 to 4 hours a week and I also don't usually sweat a lot on my palm.
    The drier climate here helps too, I suppose.

    Currently using Wilson Overgrip White. Will be switching to Yonex Supergrap White next.

  12. #335
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Toronto, Canada
    Posts
    116
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I usually change the over-grip in about a month's time when the sticky feeling is gone. My hand sweats quite a bit and I have a firm grip.

  13. #336
    New Member GabrielSilva's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Location
    Portugal
    Posts
    2
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I had an artengo 8 series, and that grip was sticky as hell, but resisted for 3 months... Then i bought a towel grip and lasted till now, and my brotherīs still playing with it.

  14. #337
    New Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Norway
    Posts
    2
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    My overgrip lasts about 10 hours. I like white grips the best and I believe they feel better. For the moment I play with Yonex supergrap for the moment.

  15. #338
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Singapore
    Posts
    487
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Each AC102EX grip would last me about a month (2-3 sessions of badminton per week). So far, I find it damn hard to use towel grip as it kept slipping off my hand when I was playing.

  16. #339
    Regular Member Mark A's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    St Helens, UK
    Posts
    5,077
    Mentioned
    36 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I can get about 16-20 hrs out of a 402DX before it really has to go. Considering how thin they are - and how much resin I use - that's quite something.

  17. #340
    Regular Member leongwaipak's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Adelaide, Australia
    Posts
    276
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I use Prince resi pro over grip and its very grippy but not spongy like the Yonex grips. It's very thin and I use it over the original grip and its very responsive for badminton.
    Fortunately I don't sweat a lot in my hands and the grip usually last a few months and doesn't ever get soggy, wear out or rip like the Yonex grips.

    http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpage-PRPOG.html

Page 20 of 20 FirstFirst ... 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Similar Threads

  1. How long can towel grips last?
    By ALI in forum Grip
    Replies: 8
    : 04-30-2006, 12:55 PM
  2. Replies: 10
    : 04-25-2005, 10:30 PM
  3. Replies: 2
    : 01-19-2005, 01:34 AM
  4. 2 grips or not 2 grips, that is the question
    By TartanSparkle in forum Racket Recommendation / Comparison
    Replies: 14
    : 12-13-2002, 10:36 PM
  5. 2 grips or not 2 grips, that is the question
    By TartanSparkle in forum General Forum
    Replies: 0
    : 10-02-2002, 06:22 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •