stretching a overgrip while wrapping

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  1. darklore009

    darklore009 Professional

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    I got curious about this. If you stretch the overgrip, will it loose its comfort and exchange it for bevel feel?
     
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  2. Roger Wawrinka

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    I think it would depend on what overgrip you are using. Say, tournagrip, I would stretch quite a bit to get the bubbles out. As for like a Wilson pro overgrip, you can stretch a little, but I do not think you would want to stretch with a lot of force.
     
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  3. mykoh

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    ^^ i do the same with those OGs as well. OGs like wilson pro or yonex supergrap tends to get too narrow if you stretch them too much, and you'll end up with a lot more overlaps which i hate.

    if you are really going for bevel feel, then change the replacement grip out for leather.
     
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  4. darklore009

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    I do have a leather grip, wonder if i I do it
     
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  5. floide

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    I do stretch my Wilson Pro's quite firmly (not "strongly") for the sake of the bevels. And yes, I already use a leather replacement grip.
     
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  6. ATP100

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    One thing for sure, the more you stretch it, the faster it will wear out.
     
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  7. texastornado

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    pro/supergrap/supreme doesn't feel as tacky when you stretch it too much
     
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    ^ +1

    I've only ever really used black Super Grap (which I love) but when stretched it is much less absorbent, and becomes slippery/smooth much faster.
     
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