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View Poll Results: how long does your grip last?

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  • up to one week

    70 4.79%
  • from one week to three

    242 16.58%
  • from three weeks to four

    314 21.51%
  • four weeks up to 2 months

    394 26.99%
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    440 30.14%
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    I use those cheapo synthetic kindof grips. cost around as little as S$2 each. the only down sides are not very durable but since its so cheap, i just buy a dozen of assorted colors. and 2ndly, its not that sweat absorbant so i wear a wrist band.

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    using towel and i changed my grip last week and i think i need to change it again this week.. it feels so slippery when i start sweating like mad

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    Depends really, I cant find a grip size or feel that I really like, but I always use a Yonex grip. My doubles racket has a thin Yonex grip, while the singles racket has a slightly thicker grip.

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    i am using yonex fabric grip...oh well...i change them like once a month or when it get to stink..

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    It depends on what you mean by 'last'. Some people change the grip when it gets dirty and some people change the grip when it isn't sticky any more. I change my grips roughly every 2 months when the grip loses it's stickyness, starts giving off a smell and when some of the grip starts tearing. I use Ashaway and Sintec rubber grips most of the time.

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    I use karakal pu super grip. lasts more than 2 months i use until the grip tears or is too dirty. tackiness not an issue as i use the grip with rosin bag. always stays tacky

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    Qn: wad is rosin bag?

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    i use towel grip... can last about 1 month

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    rosin bag i think is like what rock climbers use for grip.

    I'm going to change one of my grips to towel grip and see how it feels

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    2 month . i using finnex super soft grip. 1 week 2 time play
    Last edited by Finnex; 06-22-2006 at 11:33 PM.

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    hmm...i hav a bad impression for towel grip coz the grip will harden after ur sweat mixes with grip and left to dry...

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    they said towel grip is for those who sweats a lot in their hand... although i'm not.. but i love to use towel grip... more thicker and good for me at least to smash...

    i try those normal rubber grip..the feeling aint right...

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    mine last arround 3 weeks...but i always put a new grips on my racquets before a tournament even if the grips on my racquets are still ok

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    I'm toying with an idea that has been on my mind for a few days now. I have been frustrated that my grips do not usually last long, probably after 10 games, the tackiness starts to wears off. I spent quite a lot on grips so I am in search of a better solution. Has anyone tried winding elastic rubber bands in place of the commercial synthetic grips? I figured that natural rubber would give a low cost solution for an equally effective grip. I am going to try this out tomorrow to find out.

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    madness. i have a karakal towel grip, i used to play a couple hours a week. never changed it since i put it on.. lol..

    i would probably change mine every year at most..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Freestyle
    madness. i have a karakal towel grip, i used to play a couple hours a week. never changed it since i put it on.. lol..

    i would probably change mine every year at most..
    Wouldn't the towel grip be soaked with sweat and then harden as it dries? Then it'll become rough....how to use?

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    i have no idea why i said towel grip i meant super grip

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