K90 Grip size - L4 to L3

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  1. sixone90

    sixone90 Professional

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    How can I make my K90 from a 4 1/2 to a 4 3/8 while maintaining a leather grip?
     
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  2. sixone90

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    BUMP. Anyone?
     
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  3. baek57

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    As far as I know you can't go down in grip size. Sell your racquets and buy new ones a grip size smaller or trade for a grip size smaller.
     
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  4. Rusty669

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    If you have still got the original Wilson leather grip on your K90,you might want to order a Tennis Warehouse leather grip and replace it with that one.
    The Wilson leather,to my knowledge, is 1,8mm thick, whereas the TW leather can be purchased in 1,3mm.

    I tried this myself on my 2 racquets and it worked a treat.
    Maybe the 0,5 mm will do the trick!
    (Tipp:Try and pull the leather as much as you can while re-gripping, and pay attention not to overlap too much)
     
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  5. sixone90

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    That could be a good idea.

    If I played with it enough, would it compress into 4 3/8 size?
     
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  6. Rogael Naderer

    Rogael Naderer Semi-Pro

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    What other option do you have? Apply and have a hit with it, you could also use thinner overgrips (assuming you use them.)

    Failing that I've heard that good customisation services such as **** and P1 (possibly other less know customisers) can shave the handle down a grip size maintaining the grip shape and adding lead to compensate for lost weight (which shouldn't be too much at all.)

    Good luck!
     
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