Anyone heard of bionic tennis glove.

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  1. BradThomas2121

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    Someone recently asked about a bionic tennis glove and I was wondering if anyone had any info? I have no clue what it is and was curious.
     
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  2. TennisBeginner

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    Here you go :D

    I know that was unnecessary but I really wanted to do it ;D
     
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  4. autumn_leaf

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    i used my rewards points to get a pair. i find them nice in colder situations where my hands would start turning red from the wind. when it's nice out i prefer to go without it. if your hands get sweaty though this would be a pretty good solution since it has a good grip on the handle.

    be warned, they do get dirty pretty quick and washing it doesn't help much at all.
     
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  5. jmjmkim

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    That's pretty cool. It always amazes me how so many people are so good with this computer stuff....... Way to go.
     
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  6. BradThomas2121

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    So, would it be worth it to get one, yes or no?
     
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  7. tegg02

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    Im quite sure Bradthomas can do a goggle search. Rather he is asking for some feedback on these gloves. Which is actually not readily apparant on google searches.

    So here is my own personal experience with the Bionic Tennis Glove.

    I have been using these gloves for tennis for approx 6 months. I have 3 of them and play about 12 hours a week. 5 hours would be heavy hitups for fun, basically hitting as hard as possible.
    So all this tennis left my right hand with calluses at base of my fingers and at inside edge of my thumb knucke. Lots of wear and tear and my hand.
    These were eventually causing me pain. So I stopped tennis for several months, had the calluses ground off with an electric finishing sander. Waited for my hand to heal. Decided to use a glove in future tennis to prevent these calluses. Started using a Fox MX riding glove. Was ok but really to thick for good feel. But proved my hand stayed soft and supple. So did a goggle search for tennis gloves, found there was hardly anything available. But did come across the Bionic Tennis Glove. Ordered 1 through Amazon to Australia.

    Love it, very soft and thin leather. Like wearing a second skin. Hardly notice its on. Not sure my grip is inproved but certainly not diminished. Main reason for me to have this glove is the protection offered. But also if i try to play with out it now i feel awkward. ordered 2 more. They last for ages and can be washed in washing machine.

    Hope this helps a bit.
     
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  8. Yenster

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    Generally, the people around my tennis community think that people with gloves are losers/wimps. In my opinion, if you wear it you will be known as the glove person.
     
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  9. Mig1NC

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    Man, that sounds like an episode of Seinfeld right there.

    George: "You know that guy. You know, the guy that plays tennis with a glove?"
    Seinfeld: "Oh yeah, glove guy."
     
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  10. autumn_leaf

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    this is true...

    i can totally see this as an episode lol.
     
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    George: "You know that guy. You know, the guy that plays tennis with a glove?"
    Seinfeld: "Oh yeah, glove guy."

    Putty-the glove guy: "Yeah, thats right, a glove"
     
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  12. parasailing

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    If the gloves work for you, who cares what others think. The only downside of these gloves are that they are not very durable. The threads tend to come off after a few washing by hand.
     
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  13. tegg02

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    I origionally got a bionic racquetball glove which fell apart quite quicky, the stitching came undone. But the tennis gloves, I have found to be exceptionally durable, maybe early model runs had poor stitching but I think thats been sorted.

    Golfers, baseball, cricket, footballers all wear gloves. Dont know why it would be "weak" to wear a glove in tennis.
     
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  15. edde510

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    anyone who uses a freaking glove while playing tennis is a ****.... I seen a guy using a weigh lifting glove whit the wrist wraps on one hand and a foot joy golf glove on the other hand... How stupid... ha ha ha .... if you need all that then you should use duct tape and wrap that stick to you hand...
     
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