need bigger grip, but without shrink sleeve

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  1. goran_the_2nd

    goran_the_2nd New User

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    is there any possible way?
    and no, 2 overgrips or some similar method isn't welcomed also :)

    tnx in advance..
     
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  2. SFrazeur

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    Okay, so you want to avoid adding much weight and a balance change and also want to avoid lessening the bevel feel--as I take your comments to mean. You can try base going for a thicker base grip, if there is one, and wrapping your one overgrip with more overlap. Other than getting a racquet in the desired grip size I cannot offer any further advice.

    -SF
     
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  3. meowmix

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    You could use some balsa wood. It's light and it'll build up grip size. Problem is, you have to be very good with woodwork.
     
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  4. Abriano

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    try 2-3 layers of duct tape
     
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  5. In D Zone

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  6. Octavianus

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    I have used a few layers of electrical tape and it works really well for me. Hope it works for you.
     
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  7. Steve Huff

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    Some companies (Head and Volkl I think) offer grip pallets that you can order from any authorized dealer. Other than that, you can send your racket to a place that custom molds your handle--**** or New Tech Tennis come to mind--and get them remolded.
     
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  8. Fedace

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    Does New tech tennis still do this ?? I thought they stopped doing costom molds of the handle. ????:confused:
     
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  9. superstition

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    I'm very interested in this because I have found some very rare racquets that I want to use but also require a solid grip that's not too rounded from many layers of overgrip/heat shrink.
     
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  10. Fedace

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    so why don't you go to the **** thread and read
     
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  11. Steve Huff

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    Not sure if they do or not. Its just one of the places I'd try. If not, they'd probably give you the name of who does.
     
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  12. superstition

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    How about telling me what **** stands for and then perhaps I'll find the link.
     
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