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01-18-2005, 09:09 AM #1
Can someone explain grips? (not holding racket, the actual grips on racket)
I don't really like using the towelgrips, but as i've only played for a little bit that may change - I tried out the yonex muscle power grips I believe and felt that they lost tackyness really quick and wasn't very thick as a Victor grip that was given to me.
Any info on this subject in general is appreciated. Another question i have is, when I took out the towelgrip off my racket (got it used), I saw wood on the bottom, is this normal? It seems fine but a "yes, it is" would reassure me more.
01-18-2005, 10:41 AM #2Originally Posted by exalted
1. Use a hair blower to "heat" up the handle for a little while (2-3 min), then remove the grip. This way, the glue on the bottom are melted, and not too sticky any more.
2. Before wrap up the new grip next time, wrap a layer of "food wrap" on the handle 1st. It's very cheap and thin, effectively protect the wood, as when u remove the grip, the food wrap will go with it, not the wood.
01-19-2005, 01:34 AM #3
The wood on towel...? It really depends... But most towel grips have very strong tapes..so its kinda hard to remove and some wood may chip out.... The solution is... get a "permanent" replacement grip and put overgrips if u are looking for someting thicker...or some brands like Karakal and i think Yonex too have a kind of tape for the wood to prevent the wood from chipping
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