Need help with grips

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  1. akj27

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    I recently bought a babolat grip. It's really confortable, but, I sweat a lot when playing, and the grip gets too slippery, I have a tournament July 6th, and i need to replace it asap, with one that is not as slippery. Any suggestions?
     
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  2. lookitstrevor

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  3. akj27

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    does that go over the grip im using or should i remove it first
     
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  4. Lakoste

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    well is your babolat grip an overgrip or replacment grip?
     
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  5. lookitstrevor

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    it goes over the current grip on your racquet. I take it that you bought a Babolat replacement grip, that means you took the original frip off of your racquet and put the new babolat replacement grip over the handle.

    if you bought a babolat overgrip, I'd suggest trying some sort of absorbant grip.tourna grip is great for sweaty palms.

    btw, the overgrip goes over your current grip. i hope this is clear, its kind of hard to explain.
     
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  7. Lakoste

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    yea you just wrap the overgrip over the babolat grip you already put on, its pretty easy and theres a bunch of threads about putting it on if you get confused
     
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  8. lookitstrevor

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    and remember, the part that the plastic peels off of goes on the outside, that was my first mistake.
     
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  9. Gaines Hillix

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    IMO, the best OGs are the Yonex Super Grap and Wilson Pro. You can't make a mistake with these because there's a sticky spot on one side on the butt cap end that goes on the racquet to hold it in place while you're applying it.
     
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  10. lookitstrevor

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    are the Yonex super graps good if you sweat a lot too? i really want to try them, but i thought over grips like that were not good when you sweat.
     
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  11. doriancito

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    listen to me very closely! i have tried hundreds of grips! babolat grips are good in durability but not very durable they are a 8/10 in durability but they are thick
    prince grips are another 8/10 in durability but are very slipery they dont absorb sweat. Head grips suck big time even im saying it cause im a huge head fan but whats true its true. Gamma grips are not very durable but are good id say in durability a 7/10. the tourna grips is very gripy and i was a huge fan for a while but its not very durable until i treid this grip! http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageACWILSON-PRO10.html this is the grip federer uses and i know why cause its durable and very grippy and can adjust the thickness very easly! try it!!!!!!
     
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  13. Gary Britt

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    That's not the real overgrip Federer uses. Federer uses a paintjob overgrip!!! ;)

    Gary Britt
     
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  14. akj27

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  15. lookitstrevor

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    i play nearly everyday, and when i used the tournagrips they leasted about a week for each grip. it depens on how you like them, but i think it'll last a while. especially on one racquet.
     
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  16. Return_Ace

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    He means whilst bab grips are durable they're not THAT durable.............

    hahaha, that made me chuckle :D

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    Personally I like the Technifibre Players Wrap, lasts like forever, and still remains slightly tacky.................problem is it comes in white or yellow, both stain pretty easily.............
     
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