Kimony Spiral Overgrip

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  1. AR15

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    Has anyone tried the Kimony Spiral Overgrip? I just bought a couple and hope they will help my grip with my very sweaty hands.

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    i never tried this one, but that actually looks cool. i think i'll try this later when i have the time.
     
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  3. Tamiya

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    I don't like it for tennis, the ridge gets in the way when changing hold

    it's ok for badminton where grip is smaller
     
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  4. Chotobaka

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    There are also the Gamma Hi-Tec Contour and Gosen's version of the same type of grip. Everyone I know who likes these are ham-fisted. Neither of these include an origami thank-you note with your shipment like Kimony does. :)
     
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  5. AR15

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    Yep, the origami is a nice touch.

    However, the Kimony is an overgrip where the Gamma and Gosen, i believe, are replacement grips.
     
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  6. Chotobaka

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    That's right -- I wasn't paying attention. :oops: So, I am guessing the contour should be significantly less pronounced.
     
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  7. AR15

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    I tried playing with the overgrip, on my racket, last night. I think a lot of people would really like it, but it didn't do what I was hoping it would. I am a very heavy sweater and I soak my grips making them slippery. Although the raised spirals on this grip did help when my hands were dry, the grip material became somewhat slippery when my hands were sweaty. And because my hand was only gripping the raised spirals, I had less surface area to hold, thus compounding the slippery grip issue for me.

    For those that don't sweat much, you might like these overgrips. They add nice cushion and help you grip the racket with less effort. They do make the grip size larger, so they might work better on a racket with a smaller grip that you typically use.
     
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