Grip Color

Discussion in 'Other Equipment' started by soyizgood, Feb 27, 2010.

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What coilor grips do you use?

  1. Black

    20.8%
  2. Blue

    21.1%
  3. White

    63.4%
  4. Grey

    3.8%
  5. Yellow

    4.5%
  6. Green

    3.8%
  7. Red

    4.2%
  8. Other

    7.9%
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  1. soyizgood

    soyizgood G.O.A.T.

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    What's the color of the grip or overgrip you play with?

    For some reason, I tend to buy black overgrips. Blue is okay, but can't beat black!

    Ack... misspelled color. :(
     
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  2. tennisdude083

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    White.

    Feels the best. Looks the best.
     
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  3. ODYSSEY Mk.4

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    ditto him.
     
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  4. tennisdude083

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    Also white seems to last longer. Plus I decide when i need to change the overgrip by how dirty it is.
     
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  5. tennytive

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    Black looks best on my sticks, but I also have red, yellow, and gray available as well as blue tourna-grip.

    Presently have three with black, two with blue.
     
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  6. TMCW140

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    I've just always used white, and not really fussed enough to break the habit
     
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  7. ronalditop

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    I only use black and blue overgrips, sometimes gray when there's no black. I like them because they dont look dirty like the white ones, so I can use them for a long time and still look good.
     
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  8. MethodTennis

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    orange leather grip
     
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  9. MethodTennis

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    oops every1 else is going with over grips then its white
     
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  10. tsongaali

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    where is the love for pink? I use it and im a guy!
     
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  11. Greek Goliath

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    Where's the leather option?!!?

    Cheers,

    Greek Goliath

    P.S. Went with other, as I play with a bare leather grip.
     
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  12. OliverSimon

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    Blue- Tournagrip.
     
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  13. jwbarrientos

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    Using black you got extra duration, at least you don't realize how dirty they are :)
     
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  14. Tennisallday

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    White or Black
     
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  15. BagelMe

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    White or Tournagrip.
     
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  16. Six.One.Tour.90FAN

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    PINK...and i'm not gay :)
     
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  17. soyizgood

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    ^^^ Well, you could have voted red and preserved your dignity on TT. Oh well...:rolleyes:
     
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  18. TnTBigman

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    I used to hate it casue it would easily dirty fast, but "white" overwraps just brings out the crisp, fresh look of the racquet- more so when the pj is hot.
     
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  19. tennisdude083

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    Yeah but most colored overgrips I have used lose all their tackiness after like 2 days. So i would have to change it while it still looks good. At least when my white grip is all crapped up and dirty, I change it and the fresh one is that much more awesome :).

    i.e. Microgel Prestige ;)
     
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  20. Zefer

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    Blue - I've had a few of these, got one left.
    White - On my racquet ATM, got one left.
    Grey - I got three of these for free for playing in dusty environments, not bad - they do their job. Just a bit dreary.
    Yellow - Used about 3 of them on my APDC :p Got one OG left.
    Green - I've got one of these. Okay colour, olive is nice too.
    Red - Can't recall having many of these. I bought a pack of three 2 years ago and STILL have one left.
    Other - I've got orange, pink, lime, indigo, etc.

    I <3 Babolat MyGrip :shock:
     
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  21. Lefty5

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    when i use a white grip I feel like femine for some reason... BLUE FTW!!!
     
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  22. SirGounder

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    I like a lot of different grips so I'll switch it up pretty often.

    Black - Some random prince ones I got for free. I don't really care of them but give them away when my buddies are desperate.
    Blue - Gamma supreme, Tournagrip
    White - Tournatac and supergrap
    Gray - Meh not a good color imo.
    Yellow - supergrap
    Green - Wilso pro
    Red - Fischer
    I also use Orange Pacific Xtack. I have red Supergrap but it's really more pink once on the handle. The Forten overgrips are also pinkish.
     
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  23. soyizgood

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  24. tennis24

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    the blue tournagrips are awesome! thry look great with a black frame:)
     
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  25. soyizgood

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    I just ordered some overgrips. Black, blue and gray! And at least one set of the grips I included in my last post. :)
     
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  26. JavierLW

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    Orange (Wilson Pro Soft).

    I agree that Black look great, especially on a black racquet, but I havent found one that holds up as long as the white or other colored ones yet. (the Pro Soft Black sucks sometimes if you get a bad batch)

    I tryed Gamma Supreme in black as well and it didnt seem to stay tacky as long as the white did.
     
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  27. esm

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    Blue - no choice really, ooriginal Tourna Grip only comes in blue.......
     
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  28. HitItHarder

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    I use tournagrips -- so blue.
     
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  29. soyizgood

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    I might try an extra red grip on one of my spare racquets. I have 21 spare overgrips. Will take me a while to go through them.
     
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  30. Tennis_Crazed

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    white wilson or yonex for me
     
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  31. MrFlip

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    Love pink overgrips the best, like the Wilson Pink Pro Overgrips but all they sell near me now is the perforated crap....no thanks, my hands dont sweat. Do Yonex make pink supergraps?
     
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  32. heat010

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    I agree on the pink overgrips too. The Wilson unperforated is the best. The perforated doesn't last too long. Tried the Gamma one. Good tackiness, but the pink is not bright enough. Like the bright color since it's fun.
     
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  33. pmacino

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    I use either Blue (TournaGrip) or White (Babolat VS)
     
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  34. dadozen

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    White.

    Back in the 90s, I used to have all colors, Prince Duratred mainly. Red, green, yellow, blue, but oddly I didn't like black.

    Although I hate when the white RGs and OGs get dirty, I just love wrapping a fresh new one. The racquet looks sooooo good!:D
     
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  35. OHBH

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    Yellow Wilson Pro overgrip
     
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  36. Zues

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    On my Babolat Pure Drive I use a white grip, but it gets very dirty quickly and the white doesn't look as nice after only a couple days of use.
     
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  37. struggle

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    whatever is on the rack when i walk by...
     
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  38. fireice

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    I use the light blue grip that does not slip.
     
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  39. greenfan

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    White. It matches better with my Babolat aero Pro drive rackets!
     
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  40. Federerx16

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    I've only ever used white and black. White looks nice when it's new but as soon as it gets dirty :eek:
    Currently using black :)
     
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  41. Jeffy005

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    You can't go wrong with Black/Grey..... If you are wise and don't care about the looks of your racquet specifically go with black/grey....

    Like other people say White Overgrip BRINGS OUT the madness of your racquet?... HELL NO!!!!
     
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  42. djNEiGht

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    mostly white, and a couple times blue and yellow
    i come from a cycling back ground and changing the handle bar tape makes you feel like you have something shiny and new. This seems to apply to me when i get overwhelmed by window shopping for racquet's...put on a new over grip and/or strings and i feel like i have a new stick! of course the sensation of new strings helps :)

    i'm a novice with the game and also with strings. when i go to get a restringing done i'll answer the usual questions or what type of swing i have, am i concerned with comfort or feel, etc...

    i am thinking of what kind of strings to get next and again i'm overwhelmed with the amount of knowledge and experience shared by everyone as well as the seemingly endless options out there. i'll just go to the local shop and again answer the questions. i don't think i'd mind a crazy color (one that clashes even) with my stick and then get a grip to match :)
     
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  43. aimr75

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    typically blue or white, both tournatac
     
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  44. struggle

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    whatever's on the hook at the store, i can adapt.
     
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  45. Noltae

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    I'm thinking of sticking 2 half lengths of ultra thin over grip together thus creating a two tone effect ! Red and white might work on my Pure Storm Tours ...
     
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  46. mozzer

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    Pink because they were the cheapest.
     
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  47. Cooper_Tecnifibre4

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    I hope you are joking, that stuff is blister heaven
     
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  48. Hominator

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    White feels better to me than some other colors for some reason. Maybe it's the dye...
     
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  49. nguyen320

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    White looks the best if its not dirty but black lasts longer
     
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  50. AllLeague

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    Other - Orange
    (Pacific ATP XTR)
     
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