Lead tape in the handle?

Discussion in 'Other Equipment' started by Lloyd Barcenilla, Aug 13, 2006.

  1. Lloyd Barcenilla

    Lloyd Barcenilla Professional

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    I am adding lead tape to the handle, but i cannot put it inside the handle.
    Do i put it at the top or bottom of the handle?
     
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  2. Lleyton Hewitt

    Lleyton Hewitt Professional

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    top...7inches from buttcap like me...just remove a coupll of inches of ur replacement grip get ur lead tape on and wrap it back...although i found it hard to wrap it again because the bulge..
     
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  3. archangelkc

    archangelkc Rookie

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    i do the opposite... i put the tape at the very ottom of the handle.
     
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  4. mistapooh

    mistapooh Semi-Pro

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    I have some lead on the diagonals of my prince grip and it doesn't feel that bad. Could be more effective inside the handle, but I'm noticing anything.
     
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  5. Midlife crisis

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    Lead tape at the top of the handle increases power, while lead tape at the bottom of the handle will decrease racquet power.
     
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  6. acetennisman

    acetennisman Rookie

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    I put it all over the handle, so that without the leather grip, the handle looks entirely silver.
     
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  7. milesaway

    milesaway New User

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    if you are looking at addin quite a bit of lead then i would suggest doing it in a spiral around the handle. that way, the weight is distributed somewhat evenly and the grip is still easy to put on
     
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