Overgrip vs. Grip

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  1. jopho2

    jopho2 New User

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    I have a Wilson K factor K pro tour, and it originally came with a leather grip. I usually put a Gamma Supreme Overgrip on it. Should I continue to do this, or should I replace it with the Wilson Kontrol Grip. If I use the Kontrol Grip, do I need an overgrip on it?
     
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  2. plowmanjoe

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    you do not need to replace the leather. just keep using the over grip.
     
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  3. JRstriker12

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    If you like the feel of a leather grip with an overgrip, keep doing what you were doing.

    If you prefer a sythetic grip, replace the leather grip.

    If you like the feel of an overgrip over the synthetic grip, put an overgrip over it.

    It really comes down to preference.

    I used to only play with a synthetic grip and only replace the grip, but I found it alot easier and cheaper to use and overgrip and replace it when it wears out.
     
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  4. jopho2

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    Which option is more comfortable?
    Do people generally put an overgrip on the Kontrol Grip too?
     
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  5. Terr

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    I always play with an overgrip. One of my Head racquets doesn't even have a replacement grip. Just two overgrips.

    Be warned, Alpha overgrips can leave behind residue that ruins your replacement grip if left on for a prolonged periods of time in heat. That's why I no longer have a replacement grip on my Head racquet.
     
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  6. JRstriker12

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    1. It's up to you. Try some different combos of Grip/Overgrip and see what you like best.

    2. Most people I know play with and overgrip over a grip.
     
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  7. THESEXPISTOL

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    I use Leather Grip with Tourna Tac II Overgrip
    Killer combo.
     
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  8. Raid

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    I use a single overgrip on the bare handle
     
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  9. Conquistador

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    Gamma Supreme is the best product on the market, so I would continue to use the great product.
     
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  10. domhas1

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    I use two overgrips on the bare handle...
     
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