Replacement Grip and Overgrip Thickness Measurements

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  1. Magnus_CA

    Magnus_CA New User

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    Hey Guys/Gals,

    I'm going through a little exercise of my own looking for the right overgrip/replacement grip combination and I thought I'd pass on some observations...

    Overgrip/Replacement Grip THICKNESS Measurements

    Yonex Super Grap Overgrip - 0.020" (says 0.6mm or 0.024" on the package)
    Tourna Grip II Overgrip - 0.020"
    Babolat 'Natural' Leather Replacement Grip - 0.065"
    Laserfibre Twintone Replacement Grip - 0.051"
    Prince DuraPro+ Replacement Grip - 0.064"
    Gamma Supreme Overgrip - 0.022"

    All grips were measured fresh out of the wrapper with a calibrated Vernier caliper. Since these products are soft and give a little I took a few measurements along the grip and calculated an average. You can also expect a difference in thickness from one manufacturing lot to another so YMMV.

    Too bad TW stopped carrying their leather wraps!! I think the 1.3 would be perfect for what I'm looking for.

    Hope this proves to be useful to someone!
     
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  2. gastro54

    gastro54 Rookie

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    Thanks - this is useful info for sure. Good job averaging the measurements. I wish TW would provide this data on their product pages.
     
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  3. Magnus_CA

    Magnus_CA New User

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    Thank you...I have some Gamma Extreme overgrip I'll post some measurements on when I get a chance.
     
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  4. mikeler

    mikeler G.O.A.T.

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    Just put on three Twintones last night. It definitely looks and feels thinner than the two different overgrips I replaced. Thanks for the numbers on it.
     
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  5. ClubHoUno

    ClubHoUno Banned

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    Have you had the chance to measure Gamma Supreme overgrip - would like to know if Gamma is correct, when they say it is 0.6 mm thick :confused:
     
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  6. Magnus_CA

    Magnus_CA New User

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    Gamma Supreme Overgrip - 0.022"

    So my sample is a touch thinner than 0.6 mm. It'll be even less when stretched and wrapped.
     
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