Closest grip to leather, but not leather, with absorbent?

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  1. dustin4vn

    dustin4vn New User

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    Well I love leather grip for the feel of it.
    I'm 19, but I love the traditional feels. I'm using mostly pure graphite c10 with multi and leather.
    BUT I hate the slipperiness of leather, even when I use tournagrip.
    I keep on losing grip upon point of ball contact and I loose my control of the ball, not to mention the ball going out by miles.
    so I'm looking for a durable absorbent grip with the closest feel to leather grip.
    ALSO it also need to have the weight comparable to leather grip since I don't want to loose my headlights.
     
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  2. Chotobaka

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    If you like the firmness and feel of leather, Babolat Skin Feel might work for you. I love this stuff. It does have slightly more cushioning than the leather grips I have used, but is in the same ballpark. There are other synthetics that are even thinner (Prince?). Sorry, but I cannot recall which ones they are. In any event, Skin Feel should be in your sampling.
     
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  3. robbo1970

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    ^^ I second this.
     
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  4. dabudabuda

    dabudabuda Rookie

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    Haven't used the Babolat Skin as the others have mentioned but I use exclusively leather, no overgrip on my rackets and have found the Prince Resipro to give that somewhat firm beveled feel.
     
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  5. lgbalfa

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    try the gamme hi-tech grip.

    closest to leather but i still prefer leather.
     
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  6. maxply

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    Gamma Hi - tech = firm ,heavy and 1.8mm thick,=. Try it.
     
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