How to solve (too) small grip problem?

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  1. user92626

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    Please share.
     
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  3. HoVa

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    you can also cut off the tips of your fingers or add another replacement grip.
     
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  4. furyoku_tennis

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    ^^^^^^
    cutting your fingers off is also a cheap and inexpensive way to save on replacement and overgrips.
     
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  6. nickb

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    The best way I have found is to use 1 layer of duct tape for 1 gripsize increase.

    Nick
     
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  7. iplaybetter

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    i was thinking about that, but wouldn't it compress over time
     
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  8. nickb

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    No it works great...I used duct tape on my fischers for 6 months without replacing it...never noticed the grips getting smaller. I have since gone back to bare leather so dont need it any more as leather is thicker..

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  9. user92626

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    I don't think cutting off your finger tips is feasible. How are you gonna pick your arse to play like Raf?

    Putting on one more replacement grip didn't work, either, which I did. It made the edges gone.

    I'm thinking of getting a baseball bat wrap. It's much longer than tennis grip so you can roll it as much as you want.
     
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  10. iplaybetter

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    the grip building sleeves/tape are no good for you?
     
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    You're sick :lol:
     
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  12. reesespiecestennis

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    my friend put hockey tape around like 5 times and it increased it from a 1 to I would say a 4.
     
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  13. vndesu

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    electric tape!!! :]
     
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    I used electrical tape, overgrips, duct tape and Heat shrinks...but, for me, the best way is buying a new racquet with the right gripsize...honestly :(
     
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  15. LeftySpin

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    just put some kind of tape over it. then toss on a replacement grip or overgrip....i would not reccomend toss an overgrip over the tape tho because im not sure if the overgrip is thick enough
     
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  16. Bartelby

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    Yes, I listened to nickb on duct tape and it does indeed do the trick.
     
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