Head grip shape?

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  1. babar

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    I use a LM Instinct and recently tried a FP Prestige and FP Instinct. Does anyone else feel that the grip shape of the new Head FP racquets are a little more rounded out than the LM Head grip shape, which is more rectangular? I felt the grips on the FP sticks was not as rectangular. It could be all in my Head :p. Thanks for any opinions.
     
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  2. AJK1

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    Yeah, i tend to agree.
     
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  3. boobik2371

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    yea they seem to be, i played with an eastern grip with my 200g and switched to the fxp prestige mid and my grip keeps sliding over to a western.
     
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  4. AJK1

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    I'm changing the pallets on my Head racquets to Wilson shaped ones, as i can't get my forehand/backhand grips right with the Head shaped pallets.
     
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  5. nyc

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    Where can you get wilson shaped pallets?
     
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  6. TonyB

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    Yeah, and how do you change them out?
     
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  7. AJK1

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    A Pro Shop in Sydney Australia makes moulds of whatever shape you want, they do it for the pros and us mere mortals as well. It costs about 30-40 dollars per handle. That's why i use head sticks, as their handles are changeable. If you look at the Vantage website, it shows you the different grip shapes.
     
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  8. counterpuncher

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    Any chance you could advise which pro store given that TW doesn't provide this service ?
     
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  9. DRtenniS1112

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    I have some FP prestiges as well as a Liquidmetal prestige and there is definately a huge difference in grips shapes with these.
     
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  10. AJK1

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    They're called T o p S e r v e Tennis
     
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  11. babar

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    Thanks to all for the input. I'm glad that I am not going out of my mind.
     
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  12. Janne

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    Just got my Head grip in L2 yesterday. :) Can't wait to actually GET the Head racquet now so I can change the pallet...
     
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  13. nyc

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    Thanks!

    Does anyone know by any chance if Tecnifibre pallets can be swapped?
     
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  14. AJK1

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    NYC, why don't you call or email Roman Prokes at ****. They are very helpful.
     
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  15. nyc

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    thanks ajk for the tip. you're right, he is very helpful, but unfortunately they only to custom molds. so looking at a hefty pricetag for a mod.
     
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  16. Duzza

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    Yeah 30-40 dollars minimum. 100 dollars an hour!
     
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  17. str33t

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    you can take head pallets off? anyone want to tell me how ? ;)
    i dont want to completely ruin my racquet
     
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