Gotta admit... Gamma Supreme is the best!

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  1. flashfire276

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    After a long hunt of finding the best overgrip, I have used Wilson Pro, Head Prestige Pro, Yonex Supergrap, Unique Tournagrip, and Babolat Pro Team Tacky. But now, I discovered Gamma Supreme, and I absolutely love it!

    Wilson Pro felt nice at first. But the tack wore off in a few days. It also slipped really easily, so I had to rewrap it.

    Head Prestige Pro was just terrible. I felt awesome the first 5 minutes. But after an hour or so, the overgrip would already start ripping.

    Yonex Supergrap was nice. I loved the tackiness. But I hated how it felt when it started to get old. And it started to rip on me within time. But it is a nice overgrip! Well worth the money.

    Tournagrip wasn't my type of overgrip. It felt dry, and it was like using athletic tape as an overgrip. Wasn't comfy. And after time, it would just feel wet from the sweat. Hated it.

    For a while, I thought my search would end with Babolat Pro Team Tacky. It felt great! Super tacky, very soft, and lasted really long. It felt great even after the tack wore off! But when played too much, it feels like there's lotion on the overgrip. But that would happen in a month at the soonest. I would still buy it. Great price overgrip.

    Then I just tried out Gamma Supreme because they ran out of Pro Team Tacky at the shop. When I put it on, it just thought, "Wow. Feels and looks a lot like my Babolat OG." When new, it still has the slight "glossy" look. Super tacky, and felt great. It was just like Babolat Pro Team Tacky, except it didn't have that so called sanded surface,. But after some use, it lasts so much longer than Pro Team Tacky! And it still has a great feel.
     
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  2. Pwned

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    If you like really tacky you may want to try Toalson Ultra. I think it's a bit tackier than gamma supreme and gamma has been what I've been using.
     
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  3. ODYSSEY Mk.4

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    agreed i didn't want to think it could get better then super grap but i went for it and bought some supreme they name says it all lol no looking back now
     
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  5. ODYSSEY Mk.4

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    The overgrip, at least in my case.
     
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  6. tennis005

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    I agree, Gamma Supreme is indeed supreme!!!
     
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  7. Ambivalent

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    If you like tack, Prince MicroZorb is the best. Very underrated grip. Shoot them a try next time you order something/visit a store. They are inexpensive and have the longest lasting tack.
     
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  8. pheonix6579

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    Yea I think for the price and overall ability of the overgrip...YES SUPREME is SUPREME!!!
     
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  9. Doubles

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    Gamma Supreme lasts longer than anything else I have ever used...
     
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    I have 20 in white color ready for trade for yonex supergrap :)
     
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  11. ClubHoUno

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    May I ask what you prefer about Supergrap compared to Gamma Supreme and why ?
     
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    You may! :) However, I really don't know how to answer your question. It is based on pure metaphysics :) It is just the feel/personal preference and nothing that I could clearly define. The only tangible thing I could think of is chubbiness of Yonex. Gamma is thinner and I like more "meat" around my basic grip...

    Bob
     
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  13. ClubHoUno

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    Okidoki :D

    I currently have both TournaTac XL, Yonex Supergrap, Gamma Supreme and Pacific Xtra Tack Pro in 30 reels.

    I prefer Gamma Supreme and Pacific Xtra Tack Pro for the colder weather and indoor (9 months a year here :( ) and Supergrap only lasts for maybe half the time I get out of Supreme And Xtra Tack Pro, BUT when it's hot and humid in July/August I actually dislike Supreme and prefer Supergrap (Tourna Original is still far too dry). But other than that Supergrap is not my preferred OG, but it's still a lot better than Wilson Pro OG though :)
     
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  15. Yenster

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    I love it especially in blue color
     
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    I still use em, but I find I don't get as much of a long lasting tack like before. These used to last me 3-4 months (FL weather, 2-3 x @ 2 hrs per week). My last one barely lasted 5 weeks.
     
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  17. bcart1991

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    I may have to try this Gamma Supreme stuff. I've had good results with Klipper overgrip and the new TournaGrip tacky version. Both are thin and have a 3/4 tacky feel (compared to the ultra-tacky overgrips out there).
     
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  18. JoelDali

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    I know I hype the Pacific quite often but tonight I picked up some Gamma Supreme, just put it on an 88 and wow, I do like the feel.

    Its very similar to Pacific, indeed.

    This is definitely right up there with Pacific.

    Better than Wilson, Yonex, Prince for sure.
     
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  19. Overheadsmash

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    I've tried a ton and Gamma Supreme is hands down the best. In fact I just picked up the 15 pack in white so it will last me for a while. The other gamma grips kinds of stink but the supreme is hands down the best I've ever used.

    For me, it has the perfect amount of cushion and the grip is excellent my hand NEVER slips. I use Gamma's head protector tape as well (the black tape that says gamma on it) and that is great too. All my sticks have the gamma grip and tape on them and my kids sticks have it too.
     
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  20. JoelDali

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    Played with it last night, like it.

    Pacific and Gamma Supreme for the win.

    Gamma is slightly squishier which I like in a grip.

    Gamma is available locally so it makes it easy to buy.
     
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    Add one more to the Gamma Supreme boat. I begin using it over a year ago and have not looked back. Supergrap is close but I still prefer the Supreme.

    Some of hitting partners have switched to it as well after me providing them samples. I love the stuff.
     
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  22. JT_2eighty

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    +1 for me too. Great tack, longevity, feel, mmm.

    PT280 + gut + Volkl leather + Gamma Supreme = tennis nirvana!
     
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    How do you find the durability of the two is ?

    So far I find the soft tack is a little bit longer lasting and better feeling on the Supreme, when you use the OG for more than 6-8 hours in cold dry weather - however I think the Pacific Xtra tack pro will be better in wet conditions, where the Supreme starts to get dangerous for me and my racquets paintjob :lol:

    Both OG's are also my favorites - and the Pacific is gettable at TW Europe in 30 packs, I can't even buy the Gamma Supreme any where in Europe (at least I haven't found a place yet) and the pacific has double sided tape on the tapered end, which is a nice extra small detail in an OG battle ;)
     
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  24. JoelDali

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    I have only played with gamma supreme 5hrs now. Its holding up well.

    It will be interesting how it handles humidity. I feel any white OG has trouble in humid weather compared to tourna but tourna still has crappy feel imo.

    I'm happy with Gamma but Pacific's overall quality, packaging, and features are slightly better as u mentioned. Its a higher quality purchase for the extra $1.

    I'm happy with either 2.

    Pacific and Gamma are hands down the G.O.G.O.A.T in white.
     
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    Sorry for going OT - which girls butt is in your avatar, it looks sooo nice :lol:
     
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    Alena Bongdorenkko or something.

    Yeah this pic is poetry.
     
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    Ill give this Supreme a go and see if it's as good as you guys say,Still gonna be tough to pull me away from Yonex CleanGrap,alot softer and way more cushioned than Super.I'm blessed to have an authorized Yonex dealer 15 min away.Try it to see.And Joe does have one of the sweetest Avatar's available.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
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    That butt is so gross. Ewww!
     
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    It's been a month using Gamma Supreme. The tack is still there (not as much as before, but still enough to prevent slipping). I think it feels better after it's worn down a bit. It feels much softer, which I personally love. The grip only has very little worn spots, but still plenty of life left in it!
     
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  30. The Baseline

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    i play with it too i really think its the gold standard as far as overgrips go i dont think anything comes close i cant wait to try the Gamma power overgrip
     
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  31. Pwned

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    :confused: It loses tackiness after a few hours.
     
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  32. bayoozen33

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    I feel like if I sweat at all, the Supreme gets slippery. With Yonex Supergrap, I feel much more confident in my grip. It doesn't get slippery.
     
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  33. The Baseline

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    gamma supreme tackiness is the best. obviously the sweat makes a tacky grip slippery but gamma has the best overall grip in the industry.
     
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  34. bayoozen33

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    You basically just admitted that the tackiness makes it slippery, thus for people who sweat it wouldn't be the best in the industry. That would make it the tackiest overgrip in the industry. Supergrap has a great combination of tack and absorption.
     
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  35. The Baseline

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    supreme over supergrap i think most would agree.
     
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  36. ODYSSEY Mk.4

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    Ive bought my share of 30 packs of wilson pro. Super grap and so on...
    sorry supreme is the best no contest!
     
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  37. The Baseline

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    couldnt agrree more the gamma is just amazing quality and it is gaining in popularity i see a lot of good amateurs using it.
     
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  38. edde510

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    man you got to try tecnifiber players wrap and you say gamma sucksssss... it dont last as long as players wrap.. players wrap stays absorbant and very tacky even when it gets dirty... Try it and you wont be dissapointed... and at only $1 a grip what more can you ask for... I play in vegas heat so my hand sweats alot... i use to get blisters with tourna tac , gamma (all) and super grip... those only lasted about 2 to 3 hrs. i aslo started using rosin and that still didnt help... YOu need to try it..
     
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  39. JoelDali

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    Fernando? Mister Verdasco?

    If we try it and it sucks will you give us our money back?

    :)
     
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