Changing grip

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  1. rhcolt07

    rhcolt07 New User

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    I was just thinking about this, so I came to you guys for an answer. If I bough a 4 3/8 grip racquet right now, and I wanted a 1/2 grip later, could I buy a replacement grip and change the grip to whatever I needed?
     
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  2. daswars

    daswars New User

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    Some racquets does, but generally it must go to the factory to put some staples on the exchanging parts.

    Sorry if i couldn't help more. :confused:
     
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  3. rhcolt07

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    Ok thanks. I was just thinking about this because I'm a 4 3/8-1/2 but I ordered a LM Radical 4 3/8 and plan on putting an overgrip. I'm still growing a lot, so I was asking to see if I could just change it to a 4 1/2 or higher when needed.
     
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  4. SteveI

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    Hi,

    Easy to go up a 1/2 or full grip size.. the other way not so easy.

    Regards,
    Steve
     
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  5. rhcolt07

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    Thanks for clarifying, I probably won't be going down a grip size as far as I know. I have one more question though..., if I replace the overgrip, will removing it after a while ruin the "main" grip?
     
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  6. theRadical

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    you can use a shrink wrap sleeve to make your grip one size bigger. overgrips generally increase grip size by 1/16.
     
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  7. dylo

    dylo Semi-Pro

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    yes but it depends on the overgrip, the main grip, and how long. generally i found that if u leave an overgrip on for a long time, it will leav residue on the main but i hav only seen this happen to leather grips and only when the overgrip was left for a long period (couple months). some overgrips will stick to the main grip and leav residue, usually between 2 tacky grips (some kind of gamma overgrip left part of its self on my hydrosorb once).
     
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