Dunlop Aerogel 200, please help

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  1. svallam

    svallam New User

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    I had a Head Ti s1 4 3/8 grip racquet. It was fine with me, I never felt I have to get a bigger grip. Two days back I ordered Dunlop Aerogel 200 (4 3/8), (18*20) unstrung racquet to strung it with Topspin cyber Energy string. Yesterday only I found this site and measured my grip size as shown in the site.

    Surprisingly I measured as 4 1/2 grip:confused: then I tried the Head racquet with two napkins wind to the grip:-D . I felt more comfort and realized 4 1/2 is the correct size. Now I have 3 choices :

    1. using heat-shrink sleeve
    2. using overgrips
    3. using both of them.

    Please suggest me a choice or better method. I really want to keep my bevels and should be 99% like 4 1/2 racquet. If nothing works fine I am thinking to give without opening it. As I cant post a message in TW as this is a new one. So please suggest me some forum or something but nothing like **** or amazon who charges. I am thinking of giving it to $120. If any of your friends or some one looking for this one then they can reach me at sharath_vk*at*yahoo dot com or svallam at uark dot edu.

    Thank you.:p
     
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  2. VikingSamurai

    VikingSamurai Banned

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    Try 1 or 2 overwraps.. Its what I do if the handle feels small. I just ad an overgrip until I am happy.
     
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  3. svallam

    svallam New User

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    I am thinking of giving it to some one
     
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  4. Forehand Forever

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    Overgrip it. Try thinner overgrips if you don't want to go too far away from your 4 3/8 grip. I also use a 4 3/8 most of the time but I can use a 4 1/2 too. I like the bigger grip better.
     
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  5. sigep1967

    sigep1967 Rookie

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    have you got the Dunlop in hand yet? You may find that the grip size is fine. I find i have to go down a grip size with Dunlop.
     
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  6. svallam

    svallam New User

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    WoW Nice to know this, I didnt get this yet. Thank you:grin:
     
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  7. sigep1967

    sigep1967 Rookie

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    to me every companies grip size feels alittle different. Prokenex 4 3/8" on my Redondo is perfect with a Fairway grip. 4 1/4" on the dunlops and believe it or not 4 1/2" on wilson n90 with leather grip feels good but I have never held their 4 3/8" to see if I like it better. I think the grip shape has a lot to do with how the different sizes feel at least to me.
     
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  8. Redflea

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    The Dunlop grip feels a bit larger than spec'd to me...it is actually correct, just the shape. I double-overgrip all the time and it works fine. I don't think you'll have any problems making the 4 3/8 work for you...we're talking a 1/8" difference from the 1/2, after all.
     
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  9. GokuQ

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    after market replacement grips are thicker too, esp the gel ones, if you replace your stock one, it'll def be thicker, that might help too........
     
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  10. PED

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    I've played with the ag 200 over the last 2 days with a 3/8 grip and found that it felt pretty true to size...not that different than my Bab 3/8. It's by now means like a Head and it's smaller grip. Try it for a few days. When I moved from a head to bab back in February it took me a while to switch back to a "normal" 3/8 sized grip, so give it a shot.
     
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  11. svallam

    svallam New User

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    Looks like it works for me. Thanks to you all..... but still If some one is ready for the $120 price I am ready to give it.
     
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