Does the fischer pro number one have the same grip problem as old Yonex racquets?

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  1. Mansewerz

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    I remember a thread about the old yonex racquets being manufactured with a handle that was too big, so they made the replacement grip on it really thin to compensate, but it ended up being too small.


    I could've sworn I heard of the same problem with the Fischer pro number one having a very thin original replacement grip? Mine is too small. So, did the pro number one's have this problem, and would they feel right with a new replacement grip?
     
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    Anyone?????????
     
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    Bump it up!
     
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    well, my fischer, the green/red scheme came with a pretty thin Gamma grip.

    at least it felt like that. it was called gamma hi tech i think?

    anyways, after i took it off to replace it with leather, it looked pretty thin and felt mad skimpy too.

    but putting leather on made it feel great.
     
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    Did the size of the grip feel too small? I'm in the process of purchasing a replacement, but in a 4 1/2 grip size
     
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    The Fischers of the early through late 1990's, with the first generation of Fischer's synthetic grips, all seemed to have grip sizes smaller than advertised. Not sure why.

    I regripped one of my Vacuum Elliptics just the other day, removing its original grip. Beneath it was no pallet whatsoever, just the frame, and this was not a size 1 (4-1/4") frame, rather a 3 (4-3/8"). This would explain the outstanding, "connected" feel that this frame has, I suppose, but would mean that Fischer had to have several molds available to make the same model in different sizes (this mold, BTW, is quite similar to the Pro No. 1/VT Pro 98, but with a continuous diminishing taper from handle to tip, not a fat/skinny/fat flair like the PN1/VTP98. Otherwise, same head size, shape, and drill pattern, and "gussets" inside the shoulders and at the top of the grip).
     
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    wait are you getting that pallet set that i told you about?
     
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    Fischer never responded to my question about compatibility!!!
     
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    Do you know which generation this one was?

     
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    i think if you take off everything until you reach the pallet, and you see plastic screws, you can mod it.

    i'll post up a mini review of my mods to my Fischer M Pro #1 sometime tomorrow.

    could this be a euro version? specs are defly the same it appears.
     
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