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Thread: Dinker Dan's Over Grip Review
03-26-2006, 11:00 PM #103
Could we get some reviews for more Yonex grips? including mesh, wave, and towel? They're like the main distributor near me and there's not much selection other than them.
03-27-2006, 01:50 AM #104Originally Posted by Trance
wave is just an extension to the supergrap, durability is really lacking when compared to wilson pro
i had tried 3OG, babolat pro team, wilson pro and supergrap
for performance i would rate proteam > pro >>>>>>>>> supergrap(for the first hour)
for durability, pro >> proteam >>>>>> supergrap
i tried supergrap again recently as there are quite a few recommandations over the tennis forum, but supergrap is just as what dink mentioned
towel grip... is just towel grip i guess, its better than the roll i bought from victor though, but i don't know enough to comment on, nor i think there is any...
b/c of my sweaty hand, dry feeling grip w/ good absorbtion is better than a tacky but not absobing grip
ps. mileage might varies
03-30-2006, 12:57 AM #105
In my 5-year quest for the best over grip, I have tried the standard towel grip, Yonex towel grips (way better), RSL over grips, Wilson rubber grips, Prince rubber grips, Yonex Ti rubber grips, Carlton ribbed grips, Victor ribbed grips, and other lesser known brands. Karakal PU Super Grip beats all of them hands down and is on every racket I own. And it's relatively cheaper too at approximately USD 2 only.
03-30-2006, 03:10 AM #106Originally Posted by mongster
is that an over grip of repl. grip?
for now, i think wilson pro is really nice on its durability, and i spend less time taking sweat off the handle too(still more than pro team, but i might have to really replace them everyweek... rather than 2weeks for wilson pro)
03-30-2006, 02:48 PM #107
I use it as an overgrip though judging from its thickness, some people might opt to use it as a replacement grip.
I have used Wilson Pro in the past and I find that Karakal still has the best sweat absorbing properties, for a rubber grip that is.
04-17-2006, 11:34 PM #108
Can someone show me a picture of the Wilson X-Trac plz..
I think I am interested..
04-18-2006, 03:11 AM #109
05-05-2006, 10:16 AM #110
hey dinkalot ,
did u try out the prince no sweat grip??? my hands are pretty sweaty and im currently using Head Xtremesoft...u have any recommendation for me??
05-05-2006, 04:44 PM #111Originally Posted by Steven_Master18
I'd recommend the Wilson X-tra Tack for sweaty hands, it does a very good job. Also the Volkl Super Grip II is good for sweat.
05-18-2006, 11:48 AM #112Originally Posted by vcheewei
I've just bought a pack of Nano 60 grips. Will let you know how I get on with them. I've never used overgrips before, but my yellow Karakal Kumfy is going a disgusting colour
06-20-2006, 04:00 AM #113
I've been using Gamma Supreme for a few months after seeing it recommended here. It's only S$8.50-9.00 for a pack of 3 (at Queensway). It is indeed an excellent grip. Unfortunately, not many colours available, so i stick with black.
06-20-2006, 09:55 PM #114
finaly got my hands on some wilson xtra tack, my god its awesome, its been 2 weeks and its tackyness is still there.
06-20-2006, 10:08 PM #115Originally Posted by storkbill
06-20-2006, 10:08 PM #116Originally Posted by __Lam
Glad you like the grip. I do too.
06-20-2006, 10:28 PM #117
Long Live Sir Dink! Long Live Sir Dink! . . . Clapping . . .
06-24-2006, 02:26 PM #118
Wilson X-Tra Tack in the U.K.
After reading this thread, I came across the troube that Wilson X-Tra Tack is not very easy to find if you're in the U.K.
For anybody else who has had this problem, here are a few links from which you can buy the grip in the U.K.
If you wanted to buy a large ammount of grips (36 in this case) you should use this site. http://www.tennisnuts.com/ishop/677/shopscr3652.html I have used this site and they are reasonabley good. The service is not as good as say, Centralsports, but I haven't had any problems with Tennisnuts.
If you just wanted to try out this grip. (as I did), the only place I could find it without paying silly prices is here. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/WILSON-X-TRA-T...QQcmdZViewItem
Hope this helps!
06-24-2006, 02:46 PM #119
well, an interesting grip I've bought is a pro's pro grip. it was a 28-box for 10 euro's ($12,50) at www.powertennis.nl site is dutch, but you should be able to comprehend "grip" "overgrip". threw "producten"
the one I bought was the Dura tape...
It's really soemhtign neat to try...at 0,33 cents a grip it's weird stuff. it feels a bit leather-like, but tacky.
it absorbs a lot and doesn't get slippery, but just NO tack after a night's play.,
also: You just can't wrap it up the cone without foulding (sp?) lines in it. it's to rigid material..
bizar grip, can't decide wether to recommend or not
BTW: don't want to go ot, so here. please help...tennisnuts is really asking top dollar... http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...685#post400685
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