Leather grips +Overgrips HELP

Discussion in 'Other Equipment' started by GregoryB, Mar 6, 2004.

  1. GregoryB

    GregoryB Guest

    ok right now i am using a head i prestige midplus racket with a synthetic grip, no overgrip.

    i always liked overgrips but found it built up my grip too much and rounded it too much. Now i heard using a leather grip with an overgrip that you will still feel the bevels.

    What is the thinnest leather grip with the most feel?
    and which is the thinnest overgrip?
    btw i used to use the wilson overgrips
    thx
     
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  2. GregoryB

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    I was thinking of using the Babolat leather grip with the babolat vs original overgrip (black color)

    would it be as thin as playing with only a replacement grip and would i feel the bevels
     
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  3. Grimjack

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    Having tried both the Volkl and Babolat leather grips TW sells, I didn't find much difference in their bevel-retaining abilities. They seem to be of about equal weight and thickness, as far as I can tell.

    The Volkl feels a little softer -- more pliable -- than the Bab. And of course, if color is a concern, the Volkl is a reddish-brown, while the Bab is a light, almost yellowish tan.

    The thinnest overgrip I've run across is the Gamma 2. (Sold here under the "tacky" heading.) I prefer a thicker, plusher overgrip. Bought the Gamma 2 once on a whim, and found it WAAAAY too thin for my liking. I typically use Wilson Pro's, or Yonex Supergraps. So for reference, G2 is at least considerably thinner than those.
     
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  4. GregoryB

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    what about the babalot overgrip original
     
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  5. Grimjack

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    Sorry, can't help ya. The only Bab overgrip I've used is the Symbio, which fits more in the "plush" category.
     
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  6. nn

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    babalot overgrip original is thinner. It will solve your problem. buy it. I have used all overgrip on market.
     
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  7. GregoryB

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    white or black
     
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  8. GregoryB

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    what kind of overgrip does hewitt use, or no overgrip?
     
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  9. babar

    babar Semi-Pro

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    I have found the Wilson leather to be quite soft and not as bulky as the Babolat or Gamma leather grips. In terms of overgrips, I think the Gamma Grip 2 or the Wilson Cushion-Aire Super Tack overgrips are the thinnest. I use Wilson Cushion-Aire Super Tack and Wilson leather on my Surge 5.1. I can feel the bevels better than with a cushioned grip.
     
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  10. James Brown

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    the babolat overgrips suck pretty bad compared to the leading grips (tourna,wilson pro,supergrap,etc) but it is really thin. you sure an overgrip makes that much of a difference? personally i dont feel the difference... hrmm
     
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