From 4 1/4 to 4 3/8

Discussion in 'Other Equipment' started by panathas13, Sep 22, 2007.

  1. panathas13

    panathas13 Guest

    Hello guys, is there any chance to make my grip size little larger. i mean if i put 2 grips will be larger or there is no way to change the grip size ?
     
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  2. bagung

    bagung Hall of Fame

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    if your racquet comes with pallet system, just change the pallet size to 4 3/8.
    if not, then you can put on the 2 full size shrink-sleeve, the negative side is the shrink-sleeve is quite heavy, and it will increase the static weight and change the balance of your racquet....
     
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  3. Sinner

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    the guy at my proshop recommended using Gamma's head-protection tape and wrapping it around the handle... the tape's relatively light and so 2 layers shouldn't alter the balance too much...

    Follow-up... Gamma Dura Guard... http://www.gammasports.com/gamma.cfm?prodid=83
     
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  4. akoni

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    another thing to note, building up a grip that much will also make it feel a whole lot rounder.
     
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  5. zacinnc78

    zacinnc78 Professional

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    thats not i huge jump i wouldnt think......
     
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  6. Court_Jester

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    Actually going from 1/4 to 3/8 only requires one full-size heat shrink. This is a more permanent solution. Another is by using one or two overgrips, depending the brand.
     
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  7. racquet_jedi

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    What I did was I put one overgrip under the main grip, then an overgrip over that one, although I only did that so that the grip wouldn't be too big after I wrapped the lead tape on the handle.
     
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  8. mrw

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    When going from a 1/4 to 3/8, I use the small heat shrink sleeve and a new grip + over grip. Works perfectly every time. I recently sleeved a POG and then installed a new butt cap and wrapped it with TW's new leather grip.

    Sweet perfection
     
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  9. Rafa freak

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    The other solution is to buy new rackets.
     
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