Favorite lead tape?

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  1. novak.20v

    novak.20v Rookie

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    Just curious what's everyone's favorite lead tape? And why?

    Thanks .
     
  2. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    I've only used Gamma's lead tape. All but one package stayed on my racquets, but it's also possible I had dirt and various other contaminant on my friends.

    Why? Don't know of other lead tapes available and never bothered looking for a different brand. It's lead with adhesive on the back. Don't need to get anymore fancy than that.
     
  3. connico

    connico Rookie

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    3M 421 is the tape I use the most.
     
  4. uk_skippy

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    The silver one.

    I've got a large reel of thinnish tape at the moment, but sometimes it's good to have the wider stuff to. It helps to concerntrate the weight in 1 spot rather than spreading it out.

    I wouldnt use 'branded' weight as it tends to look ugly on the frame.

    Regards

    Paul
     
  5. Vlad_C

    Vlad_C Semi-Pro

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    I used these:

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    They are 3g each. I punched holes in them for gromets, and painted them white to match the racquet.

    Here's the result:

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    I added 2 strips on each side, at 3 & 9.
     
  6. The Meat

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    I like the Tourna brand ones, but for a more economical choice i buy a 72" roll of 1/2" tape from e.....bay
     
  7. finalfantasy7

    finalfantasy7 Semi-Pro

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    i also like tourna's, the 1/4 inch - the thinner the better it sticks and doesn't come off
     
  8. coolblue123

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    I thought lead tape is lead tape?
    u get like a 100 inch (1/2 inch width) industrial roll for like less than $9 off the bay.
    customize to your heart's content.

    I am cheap, I usually use electrical tape to tape over so none of that lead gets exposed for health reasons.
     
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  9. Kenzik

    Kenzik New User

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    Gamma and Tourna lead tape(both 1/4)
     
  10. D-money

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    Damn that looks sharp. Well done.
     
  11. WhereIsMacMac

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    @D-Money, very sharp indeed. Gotta try that on my stick
     
  12. Ramon

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    Right now I'm still playing around with different setups, so I need tape that I can peel off when I don't want it but still sticks to the frame in any weather. I like the Gamma 1/4" lead tape. It's easy to apply, easy to remove, and conveniently fits in the inside part of the frame in almost any racquet.
     
  13. Eugene Choi

    Eugene Choi New User

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    I have to say that is some amazing work.
     
  14. schap02

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    Whatever TW sells in the monster roll?
     

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