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    71 4.77%
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    246 16.54%
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    322 21.65%
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    401 26.97%
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    5 months. average 2 times per week. rubber grip and actually i felt i kept it longer than i should but i didn't want to waste money

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    Quote Originally Posted by vince_kan
    Wouldn't the towel grip be soaked with sweat and then harden as it dries? Then it'll become rough....how to use?
    I got my middle finger cut twice because of this (stupid me )
    I hate it when my grips goes hard + rough!

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    Using a Yonex grip that has lasted me for quite a few months already. Play twice a week or so...around 6 hours a week.

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    I would change my grip every month and a half or until it's dirty or lost it's tackiness, which ever comes first. I play about 3 times a week, 2 hours per session. I ususally buy the 30 pack Wilson Pro Overgrip so if I wanted to, I could regrip my racket once every month for 2 years and 6 months with the 30 pack of overgrips But that doesn't happen because I own 3 rackets

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    finally did it..ordered 3 30-packs wilson pro, got them in the mail...
    finally a grip that still feels 'usable' after the tack wears off (Wilson X-tack, babolat syntec, and yy ex-102 all don't play well after initial atck is lost..for me)

    playign 15 hours a week, lasting me 2 weeks (rotatign between them)

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    there was once rain water went into my grip UGH it stinked like BO

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    Quote Originally Posted by yy_ling
    there was once rain water went into my grip UGH it stinked like BO
    What was water doing in your grip? You left it outside or something? Anyways, mine usually last a month or two, sometimes longer.

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    When do you guys decide that you need to change your grip? By sight, smell or a certain feel?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dummey
    When do you guys decide that you need to change your grip? By sight, smell or a certain feel?
    me, when the grip starts to slip when i swing my racket and my control (eg. down the line smash) gets really off

    usually around 3-4 weeks.

    I'm looking for a better solution than yonex supergrap.. it's costing me too much

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    SWC_Ant: Have you consider getting the 30pack roll of Yonex Supergrap? I seen it around for $30USD which comes out to $1USD per pack. If you shop around, you can probably find it cheaper. Also, if you want to try something new, there are also 30pack rolls of Wilson Pro Overgrip and Gamma Supreme for around the same price. Those two overgrips I mentioned(Wilson & Gamma) has good reviews based on "Dinker Dan's (S4MadMan's) Over Grip Review"

    edit: 30pack rolls of Yonex Supergrap, Wilson Pro Overgrip, and Gamma Supreme can be found at www.tenniswarehouse.com
    Last edited by zasboy; 11-15-2006 at 08:35 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zasboy
    SWC_Ant: Have you consider getting the 30pack roll of Yonex Supergrap? I seen it around for $30USD which comes out to $1USD per pack. If you shop around, you can probably find it cheaper. Also, if you want to try something new, there are also 30pack rolls of Wilson Pro Overgrip and Gamma Supreme for around the same price. Those two overgrips I mentioned has good reviews based on "Dinker Dan's (S4MadMan's) Over Grip Review"

    edit: 30pack rolls of Yonex Supergrap, Wilson Pro Overgrip, and Gamma Supreme can be found at www.tenniswarehouse.com
    thanks for the tip

    30 pack grip is rare around here, but I'm going to try some other brand grip and if those come in 30 packs (which I'd probably have to order somewhere) I might do that. The only problem with ordering a 30 pack supergrap is that it's only white, and I like to switch colors every time =P

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    I agree. It's nice to have a variety of colors. I seen a racket that had a two-tone color grip. I believe the color was white and purple. It looked very unique

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    Quote Originally Posted by zasboy
    I agree. It's nice to have a variety of colors. I seen a racket that had a two-tone color grip. I believe the color was white and purple. It looked very unique
    I saw a white/hot pink striped grip by Forza. it made my frd's racket look like a lollypop

    it costed like $4.50 CAD for one though, so I didn't get any yet

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    Just changed all my playing gear to Finnex lately recommended by a friend. Was using Yonex previously. Finnex has exceeded my expectation as the feel of the rackets are on par with YY rackets if not better.

    Currently using the Super soft Finnex grips. Great feel and good tackiness. As I am a sweaty player, grips only last a month due to the smell. Grip does not lose its tackiness though. I play 3 to 4 times weekly.

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    I just switch to Prince Microtac Overgrip and I'm loving it so far. They are fairly cheap too. 10$ for 12 grips. =)

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    10$ is cheap man even for overgrips. How often do you change them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baderz_Jas
    I got my middle finger cut twice because of this (stupid me )
    I hate it when my grips goes hard + rough!
    you just have to change it often. cheapest way is to buy a small towel and cut it into strips then put a double sided tape. wrap it around the handle as you do with regular towel grips.

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