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Thread: Dinker Dan's Over Grip Review
06-15-2007, 02:42 AM #307
okay lets say my hand did slip when i tried to play this smash because the grip was kinda slippery (the shuttle went into the net).
so do i need a more tacky grip or a more sweat absorbing one ?
06-15-2007, 02:45 AM #308
I'd say first determine what kind of feel you like, tacky or non-tacky, then go from there. I would say once broken in, Wilson X-Tra Tack is still the one to beat for ultra tacky and Prince No Sweat! for non-tacky.
06-15-2007, 03:22 AM #309
Just recently tried a Toalson Neo Quick Overgrip. Mr Soh from Classic Sports, Singapore recommended them for my new rackets as the free grip. Its quite thin and I would say medium tacky.
As it is pretty thing, it doesn't give much cushioning, but I'm quite impressed with how the tackiness of the grip has lasted, even after approximately 20hours of heavy palm sweating in hot weather. Not too sure about general durability though, as the edges near the racket butt cap has started to wear out/tear, exposing the white fibres in the grip.
Still say its worth a look, and wish I had got more!
06-25-2007, 08:04 PM #310
06-25-2007, 08:10 PM #311
The Prince No Sweat! is very durable, a rating of Excellent or Excellent-. My double's partner has "sandpaper" hands and I let him test the durability of all the grips. The Prince No Sweat! passed with flying colors.
I'm also in the process of testing grips from Fischer, Dunlop and a few others, all promising...
07-01-2007, 10:46 PM #312
After tried these 2 kind of overgrip,
Wilson x-tra tack
Sweat absorb: average
Overall: good –
Wilson pro overgrip
Durability: average –
Cushion: good –
Tackiness: good –
Sweat absorb: good –
Overall: good +
Still the best tackiness grip for me à karakal pu supergrip black (very sticky and very cushion, the weakness just too thick and not an overgrip)
07-01-2007, 10:50 PM #313
07-01-2007, 10:53 PM #314
But different people have different and own perception,
for me, your review still excellent dink.. nice work hahaha...
07-02-2007, 12:19 AM #315
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07-05-2007, 08:23 PM #319
use wilson xtra tack for the second time,
feel is increase and suit my palm very well compare to wilson pro, but xtra tack feel so slippery, not good at sweat absorb, no cushion... even it's thickness is medium but still feel rigid. so i wonder why this thing get 2nd tackiest overgrip by dinkalot. Almost no tacky at all for the sweaty palm.
finally back to my old wilson pro overgrip, even thinner but the feel is outstanding IMO.
Dink are you feel the same as mine? Or i should do more to "break in" this overgrip?
Last edited by sifuyono; 07-05-2007 at 08:26 PM.
07-05-2007, 08:30 PM #320
What color are you using? Color makes a difference. The XT I prefer is black. I tried gray and it's too thin and initially is extremely tacky but gets slippery quick. It doesn't even feel like it's the same grip.
Anyway, the black is my recommended XT and gray is an avoid. Red was good too.
07-05-2007, 08:31 PM #321
no wonder i dont' feel the same... i have the grey... o well. i wil try the red next.
07-05-2007, 08:32 PM #322
dink, is black better than red
07-05-2007, 08:34 PM #323
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