Grip size affect on balance.

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by bluetrain4, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. bluetrain4

    bluetrain4 Legend

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    Is it true that the balance rating is affected by the grip size?

    I once read here that the balance rating is based on a middle sized grip (a "3", or 4 and 3/8).

    If so, then the slight extra weight from a bigger grip would make a racquet slightly more headlight (or less head heavy). I know the difference isn't big, but there is a difference, correct?
     
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  2. SocalTennis

    SocalTennis Rookie

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    Please don't take this as a personal attack but you should get a racquet that feels good in your hand and focus on improving your techniques rather than worrying about these minuscule differences. Your confidence will be rattled and your game will go down the drain once you started obsessing about your racquet.
     
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  3. bluetrain4

    bluetrain4 Legend

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    I'm a 4.5 player who has played for 25 years. I in no way let little things like this get to me.

    I was just curious because I had read such a claim in a TW thread and I heard such a claim repeated the other day.
     
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  4. realplayer

    realplayer Semi-Pro

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    What is the effect on static weight if you reduce the gripsize from 4 to 3 for example. How much difference in weight do you get?
     
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